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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

Newton takes step back; Panthers lose to Bengals

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton, Cincinnati's second-round draft pick, led four first-half scoring drives and the Bengals held on for a 24-13 preseason victory over Carolina on Thursday night.

Preseason Week Three power rankings

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Featuring some nifty work by backup QB Matt Flynn, the Packers are atop PFW's power rankings after the second week of preseason games.

Bengals acquire Mays from 49ers

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Bengals have acquired S Taylor Mays from the 49ers in exchange for an undisclosed draft choice.

Former NFL DE Odom shot in leg

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Antwan Odom, a former defensive end for the Titans and Bengals, was shot in the leg early Monday during a robbery attempt of his home in Alabama.

Burress TD catch helps lead Jets past Bengals, 27-7

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Plaxico Burress, Santonio Holmes and Dustin Keller had TD catches as the Jets rolled past the Bengals, 27-7, on a rainy night in New Jersey.

DT Atkins playing bigger role in Bengals' defense

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
With the release of Tank Johnson, Bengals second-year DT Geno Atkins is getting an opportunity to show he can thrive playing more snaps.

Lions DT Suh fined $20,000

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The NFL has apparently fined Lions DT Ndamukong Suh $20,000 for his hit on Bengals QB Andy Dalton in Friday night's preseason game.

Falcons sign veteran TE Kelly

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed veteran TE Reggie Kelly on Tuesday. Kelly spent the first four seasons of his career in Atlanta.

Preseason Week Two power rankings

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the Falcons and impressive rookie WR Julio Jones sit at No. 5 overall.

Bengals release DT Johnson, TE Mills

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals released DT Tank Johnson and TE Garrett Mills on Tuesday morning following.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
With Chad Ochocinco and Terrell Owens gone, WR Jerome Simpson is the player to watch in Cincinnati, as PFW examines each of the AFC North teams during camps.

Lions clobber Bengals in Stafford's return

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
Lions QB Matthew Stafford, who missed most of last season with a shoulder injury, threw two TD passes as Detroit beat Cincinnati 34-3.

Preseason power rankings

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the defending champion Packers start 2011 where they ended the 2010 season, on top.

Bengals' LB shopping spree wasn't in original plans

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Bengals didn't set out to make significant additions to their LB corps in free agency, but injuries helped change those plans, we're told.

Bengals sign TE Scaife

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced that they have signed veteran TE Bo Scaife on Friday. According to Pro Football Talk, the deal is for one year at $1 million.

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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