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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

Draft Dose: Who needs a wide receiver?

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a player like A.J. Green or Julio Jones? For one, Browns QB Colt McCoy could use some WR help.

Idle Ochocinco tries pro soccer

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
With the players locked out of NFL training facilities, Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco began a four-day tryout Wednesday with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer.

Under siege under center

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Adding to the uncertainty due to the current lockout are the undeniably shaky QB situations facing one-third of the league's teams, including the 49ers and holdover starter Alex Smith.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Liuget, Leshoure stand out at Illinois' pro day

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
DT Corey Liuget and RB Mikel Leshoure stood out at Illinois' pro day in limited workouts. LB Martez Wilson started slowly but improved as the day went on.

Ochocinco hitting the pitch

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco has a four-day tryout set with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer starting March 22.

House of Bengals DE Odom damaged by fire

Posted March 15, 2011 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
The home of Bengals DE Antwan Odom in Mason, Ohio was heavily damaged due to a fire on Tuesday morning, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals' needs, options plenty at No. 4

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Among the onlookers at Auburn's pro day on March 15: Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, whose team holds the No. 4 overall pick and could go a variety of ways in Round One. 

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

Zbikowski, Ochocinco want to box each other

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
A war of words on social media may have sparked a fight between Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski and Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco.

Urban sees Bengals' WRs as 'promising group'

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
New Bengals WR coach James Urban, who coached the Eagles' quarterbacks the last two seasons, sees Cincinnati's wide receivers as a "promising group," he recently told PFW.

AFC North free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC North.

Palmer still has no plans to play in Cincinnati

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
In case he has yet to make it clear, Carson Palmer has told a confidant that he "will never set foot in Paul Brown Stadium again," according to WCPO-TV in Cincinnati.

Bengals could draft QB in first round

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Bengals are evaluating players at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis under the premise that QB Carson Palmer will not return, making it a possibility they spend their fourth overall pick on a signalcaller.

Bengals CB Jones sentenced to probation

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones has been punished for his role in a 2007 strip club shooting in Las Vegas that left a club employee paralyzed.

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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