Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 3/19/12

The Cincinnati Bengals and safety Reggie Nelson agreed to terms on a four-year contract.

Financial terms of the deal were not announced for the 28-year-old Nelson, who started all 16 games in 2011.

"We've got a great young team and I wanted to be a part of that," Nelson told the team's site. "I never wanted to leave, but when we went on the market, I had to keep my options open. But I'm comfortable being with the Bengals and these guys. It's where I want to be."

The 21st overall pick of the 2007 draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars, Nelson collected 85 tackles, two sacks and four interceptions last season.

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