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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

Saints get first win on Brees' record-breaking night

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Drew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record and the Saints won for the first time this season, 31-24 over the Chargers on Sunday night.

Chargers ILB Butler making big impact as every-down player

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
A big bright spot for the Chargers' defense has been third-year ILB Donald Butler, who missed his entire rookie season in 2010 with an Achilles injury.

Chargers release WR Spurlock

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
To make room for CB Chris Carr, the Chargers announced the release of WR Micheal Spurlock.

Chargers add CB Carr

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed CB Chris Carr, his agent confirmed to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

NT Franklin, young DEs keep Garay off the field

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Chargers NT Aubrayo Franklin has helped the run defense, and his play is one of the reasons we haven’t seen veteran Antonio Garay.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Order seemed restored in the AFC West after two divisional games in Week Four saw the Chargers and Broncos roll past the Chiefs and Raiders, respectively.

Chargers force six Chiefs turnovers in win

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The AFC West-leading Chargers took advantage of six turnovers by the Kansas City Chiefs in a 37-20 victory Sunday.

Chargers OLT Harris appreciates opportunity

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Chargers undrafted rookie OLT Mike Harris has played well in place of Jared Gaither, and has appreciated the early chance to play.

Chargers WR Floyd signs extension

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 8:46 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Malcom Floyd has signed a three-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The winds changed drastically in the AFC West in Week Three, proving that this division is extremely hard to figure.

Falcons rout Chargers to remain undefeated

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan threw touchdown passes to three different receivers for the Falcons, who overwhelmed the Chargers 27-3 Sunday to remain undefeated.

Chargers-Falcons game blacked out

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Falcons game will be blacked out on Sunday to televisions in Southern California.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Raiders are off to woeful starts, and the Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006.

Chargers re-sign OG Wells

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers resigned veteran OG Reggie Wells on Monday, the club said.

Rosario, Chargers roll past Titans

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 9 p.m. ET
Dante Rosario had three touchdown catches and the Chargers beat the Titans for the ninth straight time, 38-10 Sunday.

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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