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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

Bengals' boldness something to watch

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
It's very apparent that head coach Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis is willing to make assertive, calculated risks this season.

Bengals place PK Nugent on I.R.

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed PK Mike Nugent on injured reserve Friday and promoted CB Chris Lewis-Harris from the practice squad. 

Bengals claim WR Sanzenbacher, place CB Kirkpatrick on I.R.

Posted Dec. 25, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals claimed WR Dane Sanzenbacher off waivers from the Bears and placed rookie CB Dre Kirkpatrick on injured reserve.

Week 16 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Russell Wilson, Geno Atkins and Blair Walsh as its Players of the Week.

AFC North Spin cycle: The Steelers' wasted season

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Ravens are AFC North champs, and the Bengals are playoff-bound, too. Meanwhile, the Steelers are left to ponder a lost season. 

Bengals make playoffs after 13-10 win over Steelers

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
A.J. Green caught 10 passes for 116 yards, including a 21-yarder to set up the game-winning field goal as the Bengals beat the Steelers.

Coaching calm a Bengals trait

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 10:27 p.m. ET
The NFL's coaching carousel frequently spins, but not often in Cincinnati. 

Key matchup: Bengals running game vs. Steelers run defense

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals' success in the ground game will go a long way in determining whether they can beat Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Seahawks-49ers highlights Week 16 action

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm looks ahead to Week 16, which features some key divisional matchups that will have major playoff ramifications — including Seahawks vs. 49ers.

Bengals' run defense sharp entering rematch with nemesis Pittsburgh

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Cincinnati defense has slammed the door on opposing ground games in recent weeks. 

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens wobbling down the stretch

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The Ravens are in the playoffs, but they hardly look like contenders, and now they have to deal with the talented, desperate Giants. 

Bengals sign FB Conner

Posted Dec. 15, 2012 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
The Bengals filled their void at fullback Saturday, signing ex-Jets FB John Conner, per reports.

Friday's 60-second rant: Lewis is not the Bengals' answer

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
In his 10th season with the Bengals, Marvin Lewis' enduring struggle to inspire his team's best is proof that a coaching change is needed.

Opportunistic Bengals defense crushes Eagles

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. ET
An opportunistic defense forced five turnovers, including Wallace Gilberry's fumble-return TD, and the Bengals beat the Eagles 34-13.

Dolphins claim WR Binns

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Dolphins claimed former Bengals WR Armon Binns off waivers, PFW correspondent Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer first reported.

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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