Posts Tagged ‘nick novak’

NFL Gridiron Gab Week Four Pregame Open Thread

Welcome to week four of the NFL season, and there’s plenty of news and notes around the league to get updated on! With a lot of question marks about players all around the league, we will have the most up-to-date news on player injuries as well as player status leading up to game time. Simply […]

San Diego Wins a Battle of Field Goals with Minnesota 12-10

By AP Nick Novak‘s 45-yard field goal as time expired gave the Chargers a 12-10 victory on Friday over Minnesota, after Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder struggled along with the rest of the starting offense. Nate Kaeding made field goals of 50 and 54 yards for the Chargers. Novak, the token training camp competitor who’ll most […]

New Kicker Nick Novak Familiar with Chargers

New Chargers kicker Nick Novak figures he won the job with the team because of familiarity. Novak, who was in training camp with the Chargers in 2010, signed a two-year contract after beating out two other kickers on Tuesday. He went through his first practice with the Bolts on Wednesday. Novak replaces Nate Kaeding, who […]

Chargers Sign Kicker Nick Novak to a Two-Year Deal

The Bolts have a new veteran kicker, as Tuesday the team inked Nick Novak to a two-year contract. Novak takes the spot of the injured Nate Kaeding. Kaeding tore a ligament in his left leg during the season’s opening kickoff, which Minnesota’s Percy Harvin returned 103 yards for a touchdown on Sunday. Kaeding was placed […]

Chargers On the Lookout for a Kicker with Keading Out

One week into the season, the Chargers are already looking into a replacement for their kicker, Nate Keading, who appears to be out for the year with a torn ACL. Kaeding was injured during the runback by Vikings returner Percy Harvin to start the game. The return ended up going for a score. Though P […]

Houston’s New Look D Does Enough; Tops Jets 20-16 in Preseason

Houston coach Gary Kubiak brought in Wade Phillips to rebuild the Texans’ defense. The group showed progress in the preseason opener against the New York Jets. The Texans had seven sacks and running back Chris Ogbonnaya scored two touchdowns in Houston’s 20-16 win over the Jets on Monday night. Phillips has had only a few […]

An Honest Look at Where the Chiefs are Headed

After witnessing the debacle in Miami I came to a conclusion. The Chiefs have too many young players to be competitive. There is just not enough experience to know how to win. With the addition of kicker Jay Feely the Chiefs made the right decision. Kicker Connar Barth and Nick Novak were just simply not […]