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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

Free-agent DB White arrested

Posted July 17, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
DB Marvin White, a free agent who played for the Bengals last season, was arrested last week following a dispute at a day care center at his home in Louisiana.

Jones' arrest potentially problematic for Bengals

Posted July 15, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The recent arrest of Adam Jones — the most likely in-house replacement if CB Johnathan Joseph leaves via free agency — is unwelcome news for the Bengals.

Jones may face jail due to probation violation

Posted July 11, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones' arrest in Cincinnati on Sunday may have been a violation of his probation in Las Vegas, which could result in the player going to jail.

Pacman arrested in Ohio

Posted July 10, 2011 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam 'Pacman' Jones was arrested on Sunday morning for being drunk and disruptive at a Cincinnati bar.

Palmer delivered for Bengals but could damage them, too

Posted July 05, 2011 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
With his career in Cincinnati potentially over, PFW's Mike Wilkening considers Carson Palmer's legacy with the Bengals.

Ochocinco races fast and bashes his coach

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco had a busy day on Thursday, first going for a ride with a NASCAR superstar, then talking about his future in the NFL on the radio.

Report: Owens has knee surgery following injury

Posted June 26, 2011 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
WR Terrell Owens suffered a serious knee injury that required surgery in the past month and he could be out for six months, according to a report by Chris Mortensen of ESPN.

Bengals hope Moch can harness gifts at OLB spot

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
Bengals rookie Dontay Moch, who's transitioning from defensive end to linebacker, possesses "freakish talents," his defensive coordinator at Nevada told PFW.

AFC North best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 18, 2011 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC North who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Terrence Cody, Jermaine Gresham, Ziggy Hood and Colt McCoy.  

Whitworth: Bengals have 'moved on' from Palmer

Posted June 14, 2011 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Bengals OT Andrew Whitworth said the team has "moved on" from veteran QB Carson Palmer and is prepared for life without him.

Bengals hoping Nelson builds on promising 2010

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Bengals S Reggie Nelson, who played well when pressed into action a season ago, seems ticketed for a bigger role in 2011. 

Green's arrival signals changes are afoot in Cincinnati

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 8:21 a.m. ET
With the addition of Georgia WR A.J. Green, the Bengals have one of the more formidable and younger receiving units in the league (minus Chad Ochocinco).

Bengals WR Ochocinco may try snake wrangling

Posted May 26, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco may add snake wrangling to his list of offseason activities.

Palmer has two choices: Bengals or retirement

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
According to Bengals owner Mike Brown, Carson Palmer has two choices regarding his future in the NFL: be Cincinnati's starting quarterback in 2011 or retire.

Bengals' DE situation muddled, intriguing

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
The Bengals' DE situation is one to watch once NFL play resumes.

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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