Nate Kaeding injury update: out with groin injury, remove from fantasy lineups

Kelley L Cox-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Nate Kaeding has been ruled out for Week 5 against the Saints. We break down the fantasy implications.

San Diego Chargers K Nate Kaeding (groin) has been officially ruled out for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints. It will be the second straight game he's missed while dealing with a lingering groin injury. The Chargers signed Nick Novak to kick in his place.

Fantasy Impact: Kaeding has been a perfect 7-for-7 on field goals before the injury, so he might be worth stashing on your bench until he comes back. On the other hand, it's a kicker, the one fantasy position you shouldn't be stressing about. Novak made three FGs against the Chiefs last week and is more than capable of filling in for Kaeding. Go ahead and pick him off the wire if you haven't done so already.

For more fantasy info, check out the SB Nation Fantasy War Room 4-8:30pm ET Monday through Thursday and 8am to 1pm on Sunday. Check out SB Nation's own Fantasy Football game, Pick 6!

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.