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Nick Novak

34-Year-Old Kicker – San Diego Chargers

2014 Kicking Stats

FGM

22

FGA

26

FG%

84.6

50+

3

XP

40

2015 Kicking Projections

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FGA

FG%

50+

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

Novak saw a major decline in points last season, dropping from 144 in 2013 to 106. It was partly his fault - after consecutive seasons of hitting at least 90 percent of his field-goal attempts, he mad...

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2015 ADP:  195.35

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HT: 6' 0"   WT: 198   DOB: 8/21/1981  College: Maryland  Show ContractHide Contract

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Nick Novak Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year deal with the Chargers in March of 2013.

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Novak was 2-for-2 on field goal attempts in Saturday night's preseason game against the Seahawks, hitting from 32 and 52 yards.

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Nick Novak NFL Stats
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  Field Goals 20-29 Yds 30-39 Yds 40-49 Yds 50+ Yds Extra Points
Year Age Team G FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % XPM XPA XP %
2008 26 6 6 10 60.0% - - - - - - - - - - - - 7 7 100.0%
2011 29 SD 15 27 34 79.4% 11 11 100.0% 4 5 80.0% 8 11 72.7% 4 7 57.1% 41 42 97.6%
2012 30 SD 13 18 20 90.0% 5 5 100.0% 6 6 100.0% 4 4 100.0% 2 4 50.0% 33 33 100.0%
2013 31 SD 16 34 37 91.9% 9 9 100.0% 13 16 81.3% 9 9 100.0% 2 2 100.0% 42 42 100.0%
2014 32 SD 16 22 26 84.6% 6 6 100.0% 8 9 88.9% 4 6 66.7% 3 4 75.0% 40 40 100.0%
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Nick Novak Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Kicking Stats
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Total Points Points/Game
2008 26 6 --- 25 4
2011 29 SD 15 9.2 9.2 9.2 122 8
2012 30 SD 13 7.3 7.3 7.3 87 7
2013 31 SD 16 9.8 9.8 9.8 144 9
2014 32 SD 16 7.3 7.3 7.3 106 7
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Nick Novak – Playing Time Overview

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San Diego Chargers

Snap Count Stats

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Offensive Snaps in 2014

Nick Novak was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Nick Novak was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 0 0
2013 0 150
2014 0 0
Nick Novak 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Field Goals 20-29 Yds 30-39 Yds 40-49 Yds 50+ Yds Extra Points
Week Opp Off ST FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % FGM FGA FG % XPM XPA XP %
1 @Ari 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 2 2 100.0%
2 Sea 0 0 3 3 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 3 3 100.0%
3 @Buf 0 0 2 2 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 2 2 100.0%
4 Jax 0 0 4 4 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 3 3 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 3 3 100.0%
5 NYJ 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 4 4 100.0%
6 @Oak 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 4 4 100.0%
7 KC 0 0 2 2 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 2 2 100.0%
8 @Den 0 0 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 3 3 100.0%
9 @Mia 0 0 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0%
10 Oak 0 0 2 3 66.7% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 1 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 1 1 100.0%
11 StL 0 0 2 2 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 3 3 100.0%
12 @Bal 0 0 2 2 100.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 4 4 100.0%
13 NE 0 0 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 2 2 100.0%
14 Den 0 0 1 3 33.3% 0 0 0.0% 1 2 50.0% 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0%
15 @SF 0 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 5 5 100.0%
16 @KC 0 0 0 1 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 1 0.0% 1 1 100.0%

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Nick Novak  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Kickers
Height:   6' 0"
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Weight:   198 lbs
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40-Yard Dash
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Nick Novak: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Novak, who experienced some soreness in his leg, watched as Josh Lambo had a huge game for the Chargers in Saturday night's exhibition win over the Cardinals, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Novak is looking forward to some healthy competition from rookie free-agent Josh Lambo in training camp, ESPN.com reports.

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Novak missed his lone field goal attempt from 52 yards on Sunday in a loss at Kansas City.

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Novak made his only field-goal attempt, a 40-yard game-winner, and connected on all five extra-point tries in Saturday's 38-35 overtime win in San Francisco.

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Novak was 2-for-2 on field goal attempts, hitting from 52 and 26 yards, and was also perfect on four PATs on Sunday at Baltimore.

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Novak was 2-for-3 on field goal attempts, hitting from 23 and 52 yards, and he hit his lone PAT in Sunday's win over the Raiders.

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With the Chargers getting shut out in Miami on Sunday, Novak was obviously held scoreless.

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Novak was once again perfect kicking the ball Sunday at Oakland, hitting his lone field goal attempt from 30 yards and also converting all four of his PATs.

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Novak was 4-for-4 on field goal attempts, hitting from 23, 33, 34, and 37 yards Sunday against the Jaguars. He was also perfect on three PATs.

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Novak was 3-for-3 on field goal attempts, hitting from 50, 43, and 28 yards, and was also perfect on all three of his PATs on Sunday against the Seahawks.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

An unexpected bounce-back showing from the previously interception-happy Philip Rivers elevated Novak from the waiver wire to a weekly must-start before season’s end, with the kicker accumulating 37 field goal attempts and 42 extra points en route to a 144-point season. After posting a career accuracy rate below 80 percent prior to 2012, Novak has shown surprising reliability each of the last two seasons, finishing above 90 percent on both occasions. Somewhat perplexingly, all three of his misses last season came from between 30 and 39 yards, as Novak hit all 11 of his attempts beyond 40 yards. Novak doesn’t feature notable leg strength with a career long of 53 yards, but a resurgent Chargers offense and an idyllic home kicking environment outweigh that weakness.

2013

Called upon for 13 games to replace the perennially injured Nate Kaeding, Novak did everything the Chargers could have hoped for, connecting on 90 percent of his kicks (18-for-20). That strong showing was enough for the Chargers to sign the 31-year old to a four-year deal, giving him a clear grasp on a job heading into training camp for the first time in his career. Novak will benefit from playing half his games in sunny Southern California, but that advantage is largely offset by a probable regression in accuracy given his career rate (76.2 percent) and a Chargers offense that has declined in recent seasons.

2012

Novak had a very good season filling in for the injured Nate Kaeding in 2011, hitting on 79% of his kicks and scoring a total of 122 points. However, if Kaeding appears to be back and healthy in 2012, so Novak is not likely to win a starting job.

2011

Novak enters training camp to compete with Nick Folk for the PK position

2010

Novak is the backup kicker in case Nate Kaeding suffers an injury.

2008

Novak will compete with undrafted rookie Connor Barth to be the Chiefs’ kicker. The Chiefs may be leery to roll the dice with a rookie after last year’s Justin Medlock debacle, which could give Novak an edge. Even if he does win the job, however, he’s unlikely to be a reliable fantasy option given the Chiefs expected offensive struggles.

2007

Novak is the backup to starting kicker Robbie Gould and is likely to wind up on the Bears' practice squad this year.

2006

Novak isn't likely to make the Cardinals' team unless Neil Rackers is injured.