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Report: Raiders agree to 2-year deal with S Reggie Nelson

ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders agreed to a two-year contract with free-agent safety Reggie Nelson on Wednesday, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the contract had not been announced by the Raiders. The signing was first reported by ESPN.Nelson fills one of the final major holes left on the Raiders this offseason...
Via Associated Press
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Does Reggie Nelson give Oakland the NFL’s top secondary?

He finally signs. Reggie Nelson is officially a Raider today after inking a two-year deal.  With Nelson on board, the question is, do the Oakland Raiders now have the best secondary in the NFL? The Carolina Panthers would beg to differ.  Yes, they are in different conferences, but I am sure that All-Pro cornerback Josh Norman would argue that the Panthers have the top secondary...
Via EndZoneScore
April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Does Reggie Nelson give the Raiders the best secondary in the NFL?

The mad scientist Reggie McKenzie did it again.  Former Cincinnati Bengals safety Reggie Nelson signed with the Raiders today.  With Nelson coming on board to join Sean Smith, Nate Allen, D.J. Hayden and David Amerson, are the Raiders ready to be crowned kings of the secondary in the NFL? I think the Carolina Panthers would beg to differ.  I wrote an article on March 28 stating...
Via EndZoneScore
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders expected to sign S Reggie Nelson

The Oakland Raiders may soon address one of their biggest weaknesses with arguably the best free agent still available on the market. According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, the Raiders are expected to sign safety Reggie Nelson, formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals. Nelson, 32, led the NFL in interceptions last season. He made his first Pro Bowl, while also being named...
Via The Sports Daily
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Why does Reggie Nelson remain unsigned?

Nearly a month into free agency, the NFL’s reigning interception co-leader remains out of work. How is it that Reggie Nelson, who in 2015 had eight picks, two fumble recoveries, 50 tackles and was graded by Pro Football Focus as the fourth-best safety in football, still hasn’t signed with somebody? It’s ridiculous. The man is coming off a successful 16-start campaign and has...
Via This Given Sunday
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Steelers coach gets penalty for pushing, grabbing Bengals DB's hair

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak was penalized during Saturday's playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals for pushing Reggie Nelson on the sidelines and grabbing the DB's hair. Nelson had pushed Jordan Todman out of bounds and was on the Steelers sideline when he ran into Munchak. The two got tangled up, and Munchak pushed Nelson. Nelson retaliated with a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell Holds Nothing Against Reggie Nelson For 2014 Hit

It’s been 10 months since Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell was knocked out of last year’s Week 17 game against the Cincinnati Bengals with a knee injury after he was hit low by safety Reggie Nelson. Even though Bell revealed on Wednesday that his right knee that he hyperextended... The post Le’Veon Bell Holds Nothing Against Reggie Nelson For 2014 Hit appeared...
Via Steelers Depot
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Reggie Nelson being overlooked as one of the best safeties in the NFL?

Bengals safety Reggie Nelson packs a huge punch when it comes to defending the opposition, but has his value been overlooked because of his age? Nelson was originally a first round draft pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2007. In his time with the Jaguars, Nelson started 43 of 45 games, enabling him to rack up 187 total tackles, seven interceptions and two forced fumbles. He came...
Via cover32
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Tomlin goes after Reggie Nelson after game

Cincinnati Bengals safety Reggie Nelson laid a major hit below the waist on Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell during the teams all-important matchup Sunday night, a game that Pittsburgh won to earn the division title. While legal, the hit looked like it could have been avoided. Reports indicate that Bell, one of the top offensive players in the NFL this season...
Via Sportsnaut
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell knee injury video – Reggie Nelson made the hit

Le’Veon Bell left the second half of the Steelers-Bengals game Sunday with a knee injury suffered following a hit from Reggie Nelson. Bell caught a pass on the first play of the Steelers’ second drive of the half and took it 19 yards before being nailed by Nelson. The Steelers began giving the ball to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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