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Reggie Nelson

Reggie Nelson - #20 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 09/21/1983
Birthplace Melbourne, FL
College Florida
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 21st pick by Jaguars

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
83 2 3

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 Nov. 18, 2012
Nelson was inactive for Cincinnati with a hamstring injury Sunday.||||||| Taylor Mays is expected to start in his place alongside Nate Clements.
Posted Sept. 04, 2010
The Cincinnati Bengals got former first-round pick Reggie Nelson from Jacksonville in a trade of defensive backs on Saturday.||||||| Nelson was the 21st overall pick in 2007 out of Florida. He had an impressive rookie season - 82 tackles, five interceptions, two forced fumbles and a sack. Since then, he's had only two interceptions and his tackles total has dropped.He shifted positions at Jacksonville after starting as a roaming safety. He spent time at cornerback and was part of nickel pass defenses.
Posted Oct. 03, 2008
Nelson (knee) will miss Sunday's game against Pittsburgh, Jacksonville coach Jack Del Rio said Friday.||||||| Nelson bruised a knee two weeks ago at Indianapolis when he collided with teammate Brian Williams and sat out last week's game against Houston. He missed practice all week.
Posted Sept. 26, 2008
The Jaguars will likely be without Nelson on Sunday.||||||| Nelson, who injured a knee in last week's game against Indianapolis when he collided with teammate Brian Williams, was ruled out Friday.
Posted Jan. 08, 2008
Nelson missed part of Tuesday's practice.||||||| Nelson injured his thigh in practice last week, but played against the Steelers. He was riding a stationary bike during practice Tuesday. Nelson has 57 tackles and a sack this year. Monitor the situation as the week progresses, but unless the injury is really serious, he'll likely play, especially with the Jaguars lacking depth on defense right now.

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