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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

Several Bengals rookies could contribute early

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Whether the Bengals' 2010 draft class has the impressive depth of the '09 class remains to be seen, but several rookies are poised to compete for regular playing time in their first season, and others may be able to contribute ...

Gresham should give Palmer shot in arm

Posted July 11, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Rookie Jermaine Gresham finds himself in a great spot, having joined a Bengals team that sorely needed a pass-catching tight end who can get downfield.

Bengals sign OG Hudson

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed OG Otis Hudson, a fifth-round selection from Eastern Illinois, on Wednesday.

Report: Ravens sign OL Harewood, CB Harris

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie OL Ramon Harewood and veteran CB Walt Harris have officially signed with the club, the team's Web site reported Wednesday.

Benson may face discipline because of assault charge

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson faces a misdemeanor assault charge in Austin, Texas, stemming from a May 30 incident at a bar, and police and Benson's attorney, David Cornwell, have different accounts of events.

Report: Bengals RB Benson arrested

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson was arrested and charged with assault with injury Tuesday in Austin, Texas, according to a report on the Web site of the Austin American-Statesman.

Ex-Bengals WR Henry had brain condition before death

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 11:01 p.m. ET
The late Chris Henry, a Bengals wide receiver who died in December at age 26, had a chronic brain injury that may have affected his mental state and behavior, researchers said Monday.

Bengals sign WR Briscoe

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday that they have signed WR Dezmon Briscoe, the team's sixth-round draft pick (191st overall).

Bengals cut WR Davis

Posted June 22, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Tuesday that they have waived WR Chris Davis.

Bengals release CB Ratliff, four others

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals released veteran CB Keiwan Ratliff and four other players on Friday.

Patient approach helped Bengals' Scott

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Bengals RB Bernard Scott fared well as a rookie after applying lessons learned as a runner and a kickoff returner.

Recent form of little guide in Bengals' PK search

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Cincinnati's PK competition features a pair of veterans (Mike Nugent and Dave Rayner) with spotty recent form. However, both have shown potential earlier in their careers.

Bengals sign OL Sowells

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Tuesday that they have signed free-agent OG-OT Isaac Sowells, a fourth-year NFL veteran.

Kelly's return helps Bengals' offense

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
The Bengals now have several starter-caliber options at tight end after re-signing TE Reggie Kelly earlier in May.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

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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