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Cincy Jungle Mar 14, 2015

The Bengals won't have a competition for kicker

Looking at the details of Mike Nugent's new contract, it's clear that he is all but guaranteed to be the Bengals' kicker for the upcoming season, without any real competition. One of the Bengals' low-profile signings so far has been the re-signing of kicker Mike Nugent to a 2-year, $4 million deal. Nugent, at 33-years-old, has been the Bengals' placekicker and kickoff specialist for five seasons now, including injury-shortened seasons in 2010 and 2012. Nugent has been a serviceable, but below-league-average, placekicker for the Bengals. In four of his five seasons, he has been below 83% in...
Cincy Jungle Mar 9, 2015

Breaking down Bengals PK Mike Nugent's contract

The Cincinnati Bengals re-signed Mike Nugent on Sunday to a two-year deal worth $3.5 million, plus incentives that could max him out at $4 million. We break down his new contract with a little more depth. The Cincinnati Bengals signed Mike Nugent to a two-year contract on Sunday, with a deal that will reportedly pay $4 million with $500,000 of that money tied to incentives -- maxed out at $250,000 in 2015 and another $250,000 tied to 2016. As per the team's policy, an announcement won't be made regarding the signing until after the contract is signed and submitted. Here's a bit of a...
Cincy Jungle Mar 8, 2015

Bengals.com: Mike Nugent close to agreement on 2-year deal

Mike Nugent was projected as one of the league's top kickers entering free agency. According to Sunday reports, the Bengals are nearing closing a two-year agreement with Nugent. The Cincinnati Bengals and free-agent kicker Mike Nugent are nearing a two-year agreement, per Geoff Hobson. Only days after re-signing linebacker Rey Maualuga to a three-year deal, the Bengals are set to re-sign another one of their key free agents before Tuesday's signing period opens. Nugent has been one of the league's better placekickers since joining the Bengals in 2010. He's made several big kicks, which...
Cincy Jungle Mar 6, 2015

2015 Free Agency Outlook: Mike Nugent

The Bengals don’t have any huge names hitting the market in 2015 like they will in 2016, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have big decisions to make on their 2015 free agents who will hit the market. We take a look at possibly their biggest free agent in 2015, Mike Nugent. The Bengals don’t have any huge names hitting the market in 2015 like they will in 2016, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have big decisions to make regarding their 2015 free agents who will hit the market. We take a look at possibly the Bengals’ biggest free agent in 2015, Mike Nugent. Mike Nugent Age:...

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