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Chargers To Release Long-Time Kicker Nate Kaeding, Sign WR Danario Alexander

The San Diego Chargers have placed kicker Nate Kaeding on injured reserve and plan to release him when he’s healthy.



Chargers Use Bye Week to Heal Physical and Mental Injuries

The most notable of the injuries is kicker Nate Kaeding, missing the last three games due to a groin injury suffered last month, as the Bolts prepared to play at Kansas City.



Chargers Roll Into The Big Easy In Relatively Good Shape

With the different story lines that will be in play Sunday night in the Superdome, the Chargers will at least go into the contest relatively healthy.



Novak Getting Kick Out Of Another Run With Chargers

For the San Diego Chargers going into the 2012 camp, there certainly appeared to be legitimate questions as to whether or not longtime San Diego kicker Nate Kaeding would keep his job with the Bolts. Nick Novak kicked very well in 2011 after Kaeding suffered a season-ending injury, and Novak is now back with the Chargers after Kaeding suffered another injury.



Chargers Look Relatively Healthy Going Into Kansas City; Kaeding To Sit Out

San Diego (2-1), which got taken behind the woodshed a weekend ago in a 27-3 loss at home to Atlanta, looks to rebound against a Chiefs squad that may have saved its season in last weekend’s overtime victory in New Orleans.


DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 09:  Place kicker Nick Novak #9 of the San Diego Chargers celebrates after kciking a field goal against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 9, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Chargers defeated the Broncos 29-24.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Unsigned Nick Novak Will Kick For Chargers Against Chiefs

The San Diego Chargers will have a new kicker Sunday in Kansas City, with the team saying regular kicker Nate Kaeding didn’t make the trip for the game.


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Kaeding Getting His Kicks Once Again with Chargers

Chosen in the third round of the 2004 NFL Draft, Kaeding came into this season ranked as the most accurate field goal kicker in league history, hitting at an 86.5 completion percentage.


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Chargers Bolt Past The Raiders 22-14, Kaeding Hits 5 FG’s

This time around, the Chargers found Oakland to be just as hospitable, as Raider miscues on special teams, along with five Nate Kaeding field goals, helped propel San Diego (1-0) to the win.


Nick Novak

Novak Agrees To 2-Year Deal With Chargers

Veteran kicker Nick Novak agreed Tuesday to a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers to replace the injured Nate Kaeding.


Place kicker Kris Brown #3 of the Houston Texans warms up before a football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Reliant Stadium on September 2, 2010 in Houston, Texas.  (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Chargers Sign Kicker Kris Brown

The San Diego Chargers have signed free agent kicker Kris Brown, a sign that Nate Kaeding won’t be able to kick Sunday against the Patriots.