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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 release WR Coles

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Bengals released WR Laveranues Coles on Thursday. Coles, 32, caught 43 passes for 514 yards and five touchdowns in his one season with Cincinnati.

AFC North team needs

Posted March 02, 2010 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
The Bengals needed a stretch-the-field wide receiver to pair with 32-year-old Chad Ochocinco, so they signed ex-Buccaneers UFA Antonio Bryant, as PFW examines the needs of each team, position by position, in a series that continues with the AFC North.

Hall of Fame Game will feature Cowboys against Bengals

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
A pair of 2009 division champions will kick off the 2010 NFL preseason when the Cowboys play the Bengals in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, on Aug. 8, the Hall of Fame and the NFL ...

Can Jones be complementary piece in Bengals' offense?

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
When last seen in the NFL, WR Matt Jones was the Jaguars' leading receiver. He probably won't hold that same role in Cincinnati, but the hope is he'll be an effective complementary target in the Bengals' offense.

Foot surgery will sideline Bengals OT Smith 10 weeks

Posted Feb. 15, 2010 @ 1:07 a.m. ET
Bengals OT Andre Smith underwent foot surgery last week, the Cincinnati Enquirer is reporting. It's expected to sideline him 10 weeks.

Report: Bengals sign ex-Jaguars WR Jones

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed former Jaguars WR Matt Jones on Friday, according to ESPN.

Top 10 stories of past NFL season

Posted Feb. 11, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Even with uncertainty hovering over the future, a contrast of old and new came together to make the 2009 season a memorable one. PFW examines the 10 stories that dominated the NFL in the past year.

Reserve RB Scott could have key role in Bengals' offense

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, the Bengals aren't likely to be able to re-sign RB Larry Johnson, considering that Bernard Scott, who started twice in place of lead back Cedric Benson as a rookie in 2009, is likely to ...

Gilyard working overtime at Senior Bowl

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
With the NFL draft only three months away, University of Cincinnati WR Mardy Gilyard is doing everything he can to improve his draft stock in the eyes of NFL coaches and talent evaluators.

Bengals LB Maualuga arrested on drunken-driving charge

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Bengals LB Rey Maualuga was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and careless driving early Friday morning in Covington, Ky.

Graham's future with Bengals up in the air

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
Could the Bengals be in the market for another placekicker in the offseason? It's a question that merits asking after Shayne Graham missed a pair of field goals in the wild-card round loss to the Jets.

Bengals step up, retain Zimmer

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 9:41 a.m. ET
Not long ago, Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer thought he would be coaching elsewhere in 2010, but he will remain at the helm of the Cincinnati defense after signing a contract extension with the club on Jan. 12.

Bengals retain Zimmer as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 12, 2010 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, who has helped make the Cincinnati defense one of the AFC's stoutest in his two seasons on the job, will remain in his current position in 2010.

Limitations of Bengals' passing game show up in loss to Jets

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals have no shortage of problems to address with their passing offense in the offseason.

Sanchez nearly flawless as Jets beat Bengals

Posted Jan. 09, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez handled single-degree wind chills and the playoff pressure with no problems Saturday, throwing a touchdown pass on a rollout play, and the Jets' running game took it from there, setting up a 24-14 victory over the Bengals.

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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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