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The Cincinnati Bengals have re-signed place kicker Mike Nugent for two years, preventing him from becoming a free agent.
No terms of the deal were announced Sunday.
A nine-year veteran, Nugent has been with the Bengals for three seasons. A calf injury kept him out of the team's last four games of 2012 and its playoff loss to Houston.
In 2011, Nugent set a Bengals records for points with 132 and field goals with 33 in one season. He tied a Cincinnati record with a 55-yard field goal against Oakland last season.
Nugent has made 83.8 percent of his field goals as a Bengal, the second-best career percentage in club history.
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In the first few days of free agency, the Bengals are generally about as active as a university library on a Friday night. This year is shaping up no differently. If you were watching the headlines over the weekend for teams looking to bring in new guys, you saw plenty of teams being discussed. But the Bengals were not one of them.
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The Bengals today re-signed K Mike Nugent. His contract had been set to expire tomorrow, and without a new deal he would have become an unrestricted free agent as of Tuesday.
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