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Mike Nugent

Mike Nugent - #2 - K

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 190 lbs.
Birthday 03/02/1982
Birthplace Centerville, OH
College Ohio State
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 2nd round, 15th pick by Jets

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

FG Pat Pts
19 35 92

WR Simpson sentenced to 15 days in jail

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bengals free-agent WR Jerome Simpson was sentenced to 15 days in jail and three years' probation on drug-related charges, according to The Associated Press.

Cincinnati Bengals

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Here are the Cincinnati Bengals top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

AFC North draft needs

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
No AFC North club has more pressing draft needs than the Browns, whose offense lags behind the rest of the division. As a result, Cleveland could grab rising QB Ryan Tannehill.  

Bengals collecting No. 1 picks

Posted April 01, 2012 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals currently have 12 first-round picks on their roster, and that number is likely to grow.

Report: Bengals have most cap space

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Despite a rash of free-agent signings, Cincinnati has the most available room under the salary cap, according to a report by Pro Football Talk.

Bengals re-sign OLB Lawson

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bengals have kept one of their top defenders, re-signing OLB Manny Lawson on Wednesday. Terms and conditions of the deal were not announced.

Bengals haven't ruled out re-signing Simpson

Posted March 27, 2012 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis told reporters on Tuesday that the team would consider re-signing UFA WR Jerome Simpson.

Once again, Bengals fairly active in free agency

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
As they did last offseason, the Bengals have been able to address multiple needs after the opening of the free-agent market.

Report: Bengals re-sign DT Sims

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals have re-signed free-agent DT Pat Sims, according to Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals add depth with four signings

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Bengals have brought back CB Adam Jones and OT Anthony Collins, while also signing free-agent DEs Derrick Harvey and Jamaal Anderson.

Bengals add RB Green-Ellis

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bengals have added a new piece to their offense, agreeing on Wednesday to a three-year deal with RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis.

Broncos add WR Caldwell

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Needing targets for new QB Peyton Manning, the Broncos have signed former Bengals free-agent WR Andre Caldwell to a two-year deal.

Reports: Bengals agree with S Nelson

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Bengals have reached an agreement to re-sign UFA FS Reggie Nelson, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday.

Reports: Bengals agree with CB Allen

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Bengals have agreed to a contract with Texans UFA CB Jason Allen, multiple media outlets have reported.

Bengals sign OG Wharton

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Bengals have finally made a move in free agency, signing former Panthers OG Travelle Wharton.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 10, 2013
The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed place kicker Mike Nugent for two years, preventing him from becoming a free agent. No terms of the deal were announced Sunday.||||||| A nine-year veteran, Nugent has been with the Bengals for three seasons. A calf injury kept him out of the team's last four games of 2012 and its playoff loss to Houston. In 2011, Nugent set a Bengals records for points with 132 and field goals with 33 in one season. He tied a Cincinnati record with a 55-yard field goal against Oakland last season. Nugent has made 83.8 percent of his field goals as a Bengal, the second-best career percentage in club history.
Posted Dec. 09, 2012
Nugent has been placed on injured reserve.||||||| Josh Brown continues to take his place.
Posted April 25, 2012
Nugent signed his one-year tender offer as the Cincinnati Bengals' franchise player on Wednesday.||||||| Nugent recovered from knee surgery and set team records with 132 points and 33 field goals last season, helping the Bengals to a wild card playoff spot. He was an unrestricted free agent after the season, but the Bengals used their franchise tag on him March 2.
Posted Nov. 16, 2010
Nugent was lost for the season after tearing a knee ligament during a successful onside kick play in the closing minutes of Sunday's 23-17 loss at Indianapolis.||||||| The Bengals have signed former Ohio State University kicker Aaron Pettrey to replace another former Buckeye.
Posted Sept. 04, 2010
Nugent was named the Bengals' kicker Saturday.||||||| The Bengals waived kicker Dave Rayner on Saturday, giving the job to Nugent. He replaces Shayne Graham, who left as a free agent after seven seasons in Cincinnati. Nugent was bothered by a groin injury early in camp but went 3 of 4 on field goal attempts, including two from beyond 50 yards.

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