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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 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 sign PK Brown

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
The Bengals signed PK Josh Brown on Thursday, the team announced.

Bengals place Kirkpatrick on non-football injury list

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Dre Kirkpatrick, who suffered a leg injury before camp, on the active/non-football injury list.

PK Nugent re-signs with Bengals

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Bengals PK Mike Nugent has signed his franchise tender with the team, keeping him on the roster for the 2012 season.

Bengals PK Nugent gets franchise tag

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed their franchise tag on PK Mike Nugent on Friday. Nugent, a seventh-year veteran, converted on 33-of-38 field-goal attempts in 2011.

Draft Dose: Kickers and punters

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
Every so often, teams make the risky decision to draft a specialist with an early-round pick. We take a look back at how this strategy has paid off.

Bengals sign PK Pettrey

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals replaced PK Mike Nugent on Tuesday by signing another former Buckeye, Aaron Pettrey.

Bengals' Nugent, Trent placed on I.R.

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The Bengals have placed PK Mike Nugent and CB Morgan Trent on injured reserve, ending their 2010 seasons after nine games.

Nugent likely done for the season

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
Bengals PK Mike Nugent suffered a knee injury attempting to recover an onside kick and may be out for the season.

NFL announces rookies, players of the month

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Thursday its rookies and players of the month for September.

PK Nugent hitting his stride again

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
In PK Mike Nugent, Bengals special-teams coach Darrin Simmons sees someone driven to recapture his past form.

Week Two Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Texans QB Matt Schaub, Packers OLB Clay Matthews and Bengals PK Mike Nugent as its Players of the Week.

Nugent kicks Bengals past Baltimore

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Mike Nugent made a career-high five kicks, two of them in the closing minutes Sunday, and Cincinnati's up-to-the-challenge defense made it hold up for a 15-10 victory over the Ravens.

Bengals sign PK Nugent

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed PK Mike Nugent on Friday. Nugent, an Ohio State product, will compete with Dave Rayner for Cincinnati's PK job.

Seahawks can't afford to jettison Hill

Posted April 18, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Although Seattle is troubled by Leroy Hill's off-the-field behavior, according to "Whispers," the team doesn't feel it's in a position to release its longtime starting outside linebacker with so many other needs to fill this offseason.

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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