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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' roster decisions could be challenging

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
As the Bengals trim their roster late this summer, they are likely going to have some interesting, and tough, decisions. 

Bengals banking on youth at safety

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
The Bengals have bolstered their CB ranks but lack proven talent at safety other than Reggie Nelson.

Reports: Bengals agree with S Nelson

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Bengals have reached an agreement to re-sign UFA FS Reggie Nelson, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday.

Friday's NFL tryouts and visits

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Matt Flynn visits Pacific Northwest.

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. 

Wade, Nelson get extended looks from Bengals

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
If nothing else, injuries in the secondary give the Bengals a chance to evaluate some different players, though the circumstances are certainly less than ideal.   

Bengals, Jaguars exchange defensive backs

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
Cincinnati acquired S Reggie Nelson from Jacksonville in exchange for CB David Jones and a conditional draft choice in a trade completed Saturday after both teams had gotten down to their 53-man roster limits.

Both Jaguars' starting safety jobs 'wide open'

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Training camp has come and gone for the Jaguars, and both starting safety jobs remain "wide open," according to head coach Jack Del Rio.

Bucs playing hardball with OLT Penn

Posted June 13, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Tampa Bay has threatened to reduce its tender offer to unsigned OLT Donald Penn, but, according to "Whispers," the team doesn't have a suitable replacement for him on its roster.

Safety position remains unsettled for Jaguars

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The back end of the Jaguars' secondary remains a big concern. Darren Sharper's decision to turn down more money from the Jaguars and return to New Orleans, and the team not addressing the safety position in the draft, means ...

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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