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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

Draft Dose: Who needs a wide receiver?

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a player like A.J. Green or Julio Jones? For one, Browns QB Colt McCoy could use some WR help.

Idle Ochocinco tries pro soccer

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
With the players locked out of NFL training facilities, Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco began a four-day tryout Wednesday with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer.

Under siege under center

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Adding to the uncertainty due to the current lockout are the undeniably shaky QB situations facing one-third of the league's teams, including the 49ers and holdover starter Alex Smith.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Liuget, Leshoure stand out at Illinois' pro day

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
DT Corey Liuget and RB Mikel Leshoure stood out at Illinois' pro day in limited workouts. LB Martez Wilson started slowly but improved as the day went on.

Ochocinco hitting the pitch

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco has a four-day tryout set with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer starting March 22.

House of Bengals DE Odom damaged by fire

Posted March 15, 2011 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
The home of Bengals DE Antwan Odom in Mason, Ohio was heavily damaged due to a fire on Tuesday morning, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals' needs, options plenty at No. 4

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Among the onlookers at Auburn's pro day on March 15: Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, whose team holds the No. 4 overall pick and could go a variety of ways in Round One. 

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

Zbikowski, Ochocinco want to box each other

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
A war of words on social media may have sparked a fight between Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski and Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco.

Urban sees Bengals' WRs as 'promising group'

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
New Bengals WR coach James Urban, who coached the Eagles' quarterbacks the last two seasons, sees Cincinnati's wide receivers as a "promising group," he recently told PFW.

AFC North free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC North.

Palmer still has no plans to play in Cincinnati

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
In case he has yet to make it clear, Carson Palmer has told a confidant that he "will never set foot in Paul Brown Stadium again," according to WCPO-TV in Cincinnati.

Bengals could draft QB in first round

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Bengals are evaluating players at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis under the premise that QB Carson Palmer will not return, making it a possibility they spend their fourth overall pick on a signalcaller.

Bengals CB Jones sentenced to probation

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones has been punished for his role in a 2007 strip club shooting in Las Vegas that left a club employee paralyzed.

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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