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Cincinnati Bengals Positional Breakdown: Safety

The back-end of the Bengals’ secondary is one that spells stability. For the third straight season, the Bengals will have the same duo of safeties—George Illoka and Reggie Nelson. Illoka is the rising star of the Bengals’ defense, and was rewarded with high praise after his best statistical season of his young career in 2014. A fifth round pick out of Boise State, Illoka has...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  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...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The steelers can’t replace Le’Veon Bell, but they can still win without him

The Pittsburgh Steelers won the AFC North Sunday night, but it came at what could be a severe cost. Running back Le’Veon Bell took a vicious hit to his knee from Cincinnati Bengals safety Reggie Nelson. The knee bent in a way that goes against its intended design, and Bell limped off. Immediately it was assumed that doom was coming and the Steelers’ deep playoff dreams would...
Via This Given Sunday
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Le’Veon Bell’s MRI Will Be A Crystal Ball For The Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers regular season MVP Le’Veon Bell sustained a right knee injury during the third quarter of last night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals when safety Reggie Nelson made contact with Bell’s right leg just above the knee.  It’s likely that every fan at Heinz Field and watching from home held his breath until […] Le’Veon Bell’s MRI Will Be A...
Via Steelers Depot
December 29, 2014  |  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

Mike Tomlin, Reggie Nelson get into it after game (Video)

Mike Tomlin and Reggie Nelson got into a verbal disagreement during the postgame handshakes following the Steelers 27-17 win over the Bengals on Sunday night to clinch the AFC North. It is unclear what was said between the two men, and we doubt either party will share the contents of the conversation with the media....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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

WATCH: Cincinnati Bengals safety Reggie Nelson snags best interception of the year

There have been a lot of interceptions in the NFL this season, but this one might just win the best of the year award in my humble opinion. Watch Cincinnati Bengals safety Reggie Nelson rip this pass right out of Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas‘ hands: I could be wrong but it looked to me like Nelson simply wanted that ball more than Thomas did. Cincinnati took over deep...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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