NATE KAEDING NEWS

Bucs make roster moves, announce Nate Kaeding’s retirement.

The Buccaneers are making moves to accommodate the 90-man roster requirement heading into rookie minicamp this weekend. After signing 13 undrafted free agents earlier this week, the announced some more roster moves today. The team waived guard/tackle Derek Hardman, defensive tackle Corvey Irvin and cornerback James Rogers, and announced the retirements of kicker Nate Kaeding and...
Via The Bay Cave
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Kicker Nate Kaeding announces retirement

TAMPA, Fla. Kicker Nate Kaeding is calling it an NFL career.Kaeding, 31, a nine-year NFL veteran, chose to retire Thursday. He cited to KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, an ACL tear sustained in Week 1 in 2011, when he was part of the San Diego Chargers, and a lingering groin injury sustained last season as the reasons. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed him to a one-year deal last month...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Nate Kaeding Retires From The NFL

Nate Kaeding informed Pat Harty of the Iowa City Press-Citizen that he’s retiring from the NFL. Kaeding suffered a groin injury several days ago while kicking and ultimately decided it was time to call it a career. “It’s not like I can switch the way I kick, or change this way, or use a different muscle,” Kaeding said. “Especially for me, and the way I kick, that’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs sign Steve Smith, Nate Kaeding, and George Selvie

The Bucs have remained active this offseason by signing players to add depth to their roster and to provide competition at several positions. Today, the team signed former Chargers kicker Nate Kaeding and former Giants wide receiver Steve Smith. PK Nate Kaeding has indeed signed with re Bucs, according to his agent, Rick Smith. — Roy Cummings (@RCummingsTBO) April 2, 2013 One...
Via The Bay Cave
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers Sign K Nate Kaeding

Roy Cummings of the Tampa Bay Tribune has confirmed with Nate Kaeding‘s agent, Rick Smith, that his client is signing with the Buccaneers. Kaeding, 31, was reportedly telling people in Iowa that he had reached an agreement with the team. Last year, he signed on with the Dolphins towards the end of the season and converted 8 of 9 attempts. He was known for being one of the most...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins 24, Bills 10

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Miami's defense had wished it could generate more turnovers, and it got four early Christmas gifts from Buffalo's offense on Sunday leading to a 24-10 victory. The Dolphins were eliminated from playoff contention by virtue of the Bengals' victory over the Steelers, but the possibility of an 8-8 finish remains alive. The Dolphins had their first...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Sign Veteran Kicker Nate Kaeding

The Miami Dolphins signed veteran kicker Nate Kaeding on Friday. The Dolphins placed kicker Dan Carpenter on injured reserve due to sustaining a right groin injury. Kaeding joins the Dolphins (6-8) following a nine-year stint with the San Diego Chargers (2004-12). This season, the two-time Pro Bowl kicker saw action in three games and connected on seven-of-seven field goal attempts...
Via Gridiron Grit
December 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Nate Kaeding Signed by Dolphins

Kicker Nate Kaeding has been signed to replace injured Dan Carpenter.Fantasy Spin:Kaeding, formerly of the San Diego Chargers, was perfect on the season in three games, 7-for-7 on field goal tries and 6-for-6 on extra points, before an injury put him on the sidelines.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Dan Carpenter Placed On IR

Dolphins place-kicker Dan Carpenter has been placed on the injured list.Fantasy Spin:Nate Kaeding, formerly of the San Diego Chargers, has been signed to replace Carpenter. Kaeding was perfect on the season in three games, 7-for-7 on field goal tries and 6-for-6 on extra points, before an injury put him on the sidelines.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

K Kaeding signs with Dolphins to replace injured Carpenter

The Miami Dolphins have signed veteran kicker Nate Kaeding as a replacement for injured Dan Carpenter. The Dolphins also announced Friday that they placed Carpenter (groin) on injured reserve. Kaeding comes to the Dolphins after nine years with San Diego, which released him in October. He was 7 of 7 on field-goal attempts in three games this season before he suffered a groin...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami signs Nate Kaeding; Carpenter on IR

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Former Pro Bowl kicker Nate Kaeding has signed with the Miami Dolphins, who placed kicker Dan Carpenter on injured reserve because of a right groin injury. Kaeding joined the Dolphins on Friday. Carpenter, who went 22 for 27 on field-goal tries this season, first appeared on the injury report Thursday. Kaeding is the most accurate field-goal kicker in NFL history...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Breaking news: Dolphins place Dan Carpenter on IR and sign Nate Kaeding

This morning, the Miami Dolphins placed kicker Dan Carpenter and placed him on injured reserve with a groin injury.  He has been placed on IR.  Carpenter was hitting on just over 81% of his field goals and was off to a slow start before getting on a roll in the past 8 games.   In his place, Nate Kaeding has been signed for the final two games or more depending on how things...
Via Phins Phocus
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

49ers bring in kickers for tryouts

Selecting a starting quarterback wasn't the only item on the agenda this week for San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh. The 49ers brought in free agent kickers Nate Kaeding and Billy Cundiff for workouts Tuesday, as the team's kicker, David Akers, is dealing with a minor injury, according to the coach. "We want to make sure that we have a plan B," Harbaugh...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers release kicker Kaeding

The San Diego Chargers gave kicker Nate Kaeding $1.2 million to walk away. The nine-year veteran received termination pay Tuesday when he passed a physical and the team released him. Kaeding is now an unrestricted free agent. Kaeding sustained a groin injury in practice Sept. 28, causing him to miss the team's past four games. The Chargers signed Nick Novak to replace him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers Will Waive Nate Kaeding

Chargers kicker Nate Kaeding passed the team’s physical and will be placed on waivers, per Michael Gehlken of the Union-Tribune San Diego. “Kaeding was moved to injured reserve last week with a minor-injury designation, requiring his release upon a determined return to health,” Gehlken wrote. This marks the end of Kaeding’s nine year run with the Chargers. Kaeding has coverted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Kaeding's agent: Chargers owe kicker $1.2 million

The San Diego Chargers are avoiding paying kicker Nate Kaeding $1.2 million in termination pay, his agent told ESPN.com Friday. San Diego placed Kaeding on injured reserve Monday and plans to release him when he is healthy. Kaeding, one of the most accurate kickers in NFL history, injured his groin Sept. 28. The Chargers signed kicker Nick Novak, who has been the team's kicker...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Kaeting off IR, now a free agent

That big Philip Rivers-for-Eli Manning trade the San Diego Chargers pulled off on draft day 2004 is now essentially a one-for-one deal. Kicker Nate Kaeding, obtained with one of the three draft picks the Chargers got that day along with Rivers, was released from injured reserve Tuesday and became a free agent. He'll collect $1.1 million in termination pay. The two other players...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Kaeding off IR, now a free agent

That big Philip Rivers-for-Eli Manning trade the San Diego Chargers pulled off on draft day 2004 is now essentially a one-for-one deal. Kicker Nate Kaeding, obtained with one of the three draft picks the Chargers got that day along with Rivers, was released from injured reserve Tuesday and became a free agent. He'll collect $1.1 million in termination pay. The two other players...
Via AP on Fox
October 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers parting ways with Kaeding

The San Diego Chargers have placed kicker Nate Kaeding on injured reserve and plan to release him when he's healthy. Kaeding kicked in the first three games before injuring his groin. In 2011, he blew out his left knee on the season-opening kickoff. He is the most accurate kicker in NFL history, making 180 of 207 field goal attempts, or 87 percent. However, he's best known...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Kaeding finished with Bolts, who sign Alexander

The San Diego Chargers have placed kicker Nate Kaeding on injured reserve and plan to release him when he's healthy. Kaeding kicked in the first three games before injuring his groin. In 2011, he blew out his left knee on the season-opening kickoff. He is the most accurate kicker in NFL history, making 180 of 207 field goal attempts, or 87 percent. However, he's best known...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Nate Kaeding Bound For IR

San Diego kicker Nate Kaeding (groin) is expected to be placed on the injured reserve, ending his season, according to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune.Fantasy Spin:Kaeding played three games this season, hitting all seven of his field goal attempts and going 6-for-6 on extra points. The Chargers will continue to use Nick Novak who has been the team's place kicker for...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers place K Kaeding on IR

The San Diego Chargers placed kicker Nate Kaeding on injured reserve because of a groin strain, NFL.com reported Monday. San Diego signed free agent wide receiver Danario Alexander to take Kaeding's spot on the 53-man roster. Kaeding last played on Sept. 30 against the Kansas City Chiefs. He strained his right groin in that game. Nick Novak was signed afterward and has handled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers' Pagano talks about brother's illness

Chargers defensive coordinator John Pagano spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about his brother Chuck, the Indianapolis Colts' head coach who was diagnosed with a treatable form of Leukemia last week. The illness became public knowledge on Monday, when it was reported Chuck Pagano would be away from his team for an indefinite period of time. John Pagano declined comment...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers sign kicker Nick Novak

The San Diego Chargers have signed kicker Nick Novak to replace Nate Kaeding for Sunday's game at Kansas City. To make room for Novak on the roster, the Chargers released offensive lineman Reggie Wells. Kaeding hurt his groin in practice Friday. After Kaeding tore up his knee on the opening kickoff in in the 2011 season opener, Novak spent the final 15 games with the Chargers...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers sign Novak, release Wells

The San Diego Chargers have signed kicker Nick Novak to replace Nate Kaeding for Sunday's game at Kansas City. To make room for Novak on the roster, the Chargers released offensive lineman Reggie Wells. Kaeding hurt his groin in practice Friday. After Kaeding tore up his knee on the opening kickoff in in the 2011 season opener, Novak spent the final 15 games with the Chargers...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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