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Nick Novak

Nick Novak - #9 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 198 lbs.
Birthday 08/21/1981
Birthplace Charlottesville, VA
College Maryland
Years played 6

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
18 33 87

Chargers sacrifice picks to get their guy in Mathews

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers had to give up a small fortune to move up 16 spots in the first round, but they filled a major need by selecting RB Ryan Mathews.

Bolts' Smith feeling pressure to ace draft

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The draft is usually the time when Chargers GM A.J. Smith shows off his expertise, restocking his already-loaded roster with quality depth all around.

Chargers might go after cornerback in Round One

Posted April 09, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
Consult the latest mock drafts, and the popular first-round pick for the Chargers is a running back. However, it's far from a lock that the Bolts will select a rusher in Round One.

RB Sproles signs RFA tender

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced that RB Darren Sproles, a restricted free agent, signed his one-year, $7.283 million tender on Friday.

Chargers sign CB Vasher

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Monday that they have signed CB Nathan Vasher to a two-year contract.

Whitehurst haul makes Chargers major draft players

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
It's rare that teams can change their entire draft outlook by trading away a third-stringer, but that's exactly what the Chargers did this offseason when they dealt RFA QB Charlie Whitehurst to Seattle.

Chargers re-sign DL Scott

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have re-signed UFA DL Ian Scott to a one-year contract.

2010 looking like Chargers' last hurrah

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
The Chargers have dominated the AFC West for the better part of six seasons, but heavy personnel losses this offseason — and likely next one as well — could make 2010 their final chance to reach the Super Bowl.

Tomlinson signs two-year deal with Jets

Posted March 14, 2010 @ 6:22 p.m. ET
Agent Tom Condon confirmed Sunday night that his client, RB LaDainian Tomlinson, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Jets, a signing that will be announced by the team Monday.

Cromartie had worn out welcome in San Diego

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers have lost much more than they've gained in the early free-agency period, as GM A.J. Smith has expectedly lain low and allowed the big names to sign elsewhere. However, what he did do was acquire a ...

Chargers re-sign DE Boone, TE Wilson

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Friday that they have re-signed DE Alfonso Boone and TE Kris Wilson. Both players were unrestricted free agents and agreed to new two-year contracts.

Jets acquire Cromartie from Chargers

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 1:33 a.m. ET
On the heels of releasing CB Lito Sheppard, the Jets have acquired CB Antonio Cromartie from the Chargers in exchange for a 2011 third-round pick.

Chargers cut NT Williams, RB Bennett

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Chargers trimmed their roster of two veterans Thursday, parting ways with NT Jamal Williams and RB Michael Bennett.

Report: Chargers change mind, place highest tender on Sproles

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Apparently, Darren Sproles won't be going anywhere after all. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the Chargers have decided to place a first- and third-round tender on the restricted free agent just one week after telling him he would ...

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 09, 2013
A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Chargers have agreed in principle to a four-year contract with kicker Nick Novak.||||||| Novak made 18 of 20 field goal attempts (90 percent) in 2012, the third-highest conversion rate in team history. He was signed on Sept. 29 after Nate Kaeding hurt his groin in practice two days before a game at Kansas City. Novak also kicked for San Diego in the final 15 games of 2011 after Kaeding was hurt on the season-opening kickoff.
Posted Sept. 13, 2011
Novak agreed Tuesday to a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers to replace the injured Nate Kaeding.||||||| Novak, who was in training camp with the Chargers in 2010 and the New York Jets this season, has kicked in 22 NFL games, making 19 of 30 career field goal attempts (.633). He's played with Washington, Arizona and Kansas City.
Posted April 30, 2010
The San Diego Chargers have signed kicker Nick Novak to a one-year contract.||||||| The move comes as Nate Kaeding rehabs a groin injury sustained in practice prior to the Pro Bowl. Kaeding missed three field goals in San Diego's 17-14 playoff loss to the New York Jets. Novak was out of football last year. He kicked for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008. Before that, he played for the Washington Redskins and Arizona Cardinals in 2005-06.
Posted Oct. 21, 2008
Novak was released on Tuesday and replaced by Connor Barth, who was beaten out by Novak in August.||||||| Novak missed two field goals in last week's 34-10 loss to Tennessee.
Posted Oct. 11, 2006
The Redskins signed Novak on Tuesday after the former University of Maryland kicker won a four-way competition among available free agents. He'll handle the kicking duties in Sunday's game against Tennessee.||||||| Novak will replace John Hall, who was placed on injured reserve, ending his season. Novak was 5-of-7 on field-goal attempts in five games in place of the injured Hall last season.

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