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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

Howard: Bengals 'just scratching the surface'

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Bengals OLB Thomas Howard told PFW the team is "just scratching the surface" of its potential.

Bengals WR Simpson pleads not guilty

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Bengals WR Jerome Simpson pleaded not guilty to marijuana trafficking on Monday in Kenton County Circuit Court in Covington, Ky.

NFL commissioner Goodell speaks out on ticket sales

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Amidst growing television revenues, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell worries about shrinking attendance figures in the future.

Former Bengals QB Cook passes away

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Former Bengals QB Greg Cook passed away on Thursday night at the age of 65, the team announced. A statement said that Cook was suffering fron an illness.

Bengals' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have some questions about the Bengals, including whether they can give WR A.J. Green more support.

A day too cold for football

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, the Chargers, the league's most potent offense, were chilled by record-low football temperatures and an outstanding Bengals team.

Bengals have a big need at wideout

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
With Jerome Simpson's NFL future in question after his Jan. 19 indictment on marijuana trafficking charges, the Bengals' need to add to their WR corps becomes all the more clear.

Bengals will stay home for camp

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced on Friday that they will be moving their training camp this summer from the campus of Georgetown (Ky.) College to Paul Brown Stadium.

Bengals WR Simpson indicted on drug charges

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Months after his home was raided by police, Bengals WR Jerome Simpson has been indicted on drug charges.

Bengals' CB Jones pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

Miami to interview Broncos' McCoy for head-coaching spot

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Dolphins were hardly oblivious to Tebow Mania. They reportedly will interview his offensive coordinator, Mike McCoy, on Monday.

Continuity should benefit Bengals' offense

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The return of coordinator Jay Gruden should be a positive for the Bengals' offense, which has upside to improve in 2012.

Zimmer, Chudzinski to interview with Buccaneers

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers received permission to interview Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, according to multiple reports.

Report: Bengals sign OC Gruden to three-year extension

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Two days after commiting to staying in Cincinnati, offensive coordinator Jay Gruden reportedly signed a three-year contract extension.

Gruden staying with Bengals

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden will stay in Cincinnati, despite being a potential candidate for head-coaching vacancies in St. Louis and Jacksonville.

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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