Jets 2nd Round Draft History Down Right Stinks

The saying goes that stars are born in the first round of the NFL Draft, but the meat and strength of a team gets drafted in rounds two and above. I'd like to add weight to that statement, pegging the second round of the draft as the most important decisions a team will make. Their ability to avoid busts and snag sleeper hits comes to a head in round two. It's no wonder the Jets...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals making solid moves in free agency

Despite not winning in the playoffs the last four seasons the Cincinnati Bengals have been doing a good job not overspending and bringing in the right personnel to keep them on the right track for success. Sometimes that is resigning or not resigning a player that fits your team fiscally and physically and so far this free agency period the Bengals have been doing a great job at...
Via The Front Office News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals Position Review: Special Teams

The Cincinnati Bengals finished at 10-5-1 in 2014. Their special teams finished among the top half of the NFL in many categories. Cincinnati did not have any stellar special teamers, but as a unit, they performed well. Mike Nugent led all Bengals in scoring as he racked up 117 points off of his foot. He made 26 of his 33 field goal attempts on the season for a 78.8% of field goals...
Via Pro Football Spot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals keep kicker Mike Nugent with 2-year deal

CINCINNATI (AP) The Bengals have kept kicker Mike Nugent by signing him to a two-year deal on the eve of the NFL's free agency. Nugent has been Cincinnati's kicker for the past five seasons. He holds team records for most field goals and points in a season, making 33 kicks for 132 points in 2011. He kicked a 57-yard field goal - the longest in Bengals history - during their playoff...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals Re-sign Kicker Mike Nugent

After a 2014 season that saw the Cincinnati Bengals’ faithful wanting Mike Nugent unemployed, the Bengals signed the 11-year veteran to a 2 year/$4 million dollar contract.This is coming off of Nugent’s worst statistical season where he made 26 of 33 (78.8 percent) of his field goals.The struggles in 2014 started early for Nugent, after making five consecutive field goals in...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bengals Closing In On A Two-Year Deal With K Mike Nugent

Geoff Hobson reports that the Bengals are nearing an agreement with K Mike Nugent on a two-year contract. Nugent, 33, has been with the Bengals since the 2010 season. Last year, Nugent converted 26 of 33 field goal attempts (78.8 percent) while making all 39 of his extra point attempts. Pro Football Focus has Nugent rated as the ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Nugent Back to the Bengals on a 2 Year Deal

View image | gettyimages.com Reportedly, the Bengals are nearing a 2 year deal with Kicker Mike Nugent.
Via TopSportsReport
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Bills, Giants, Jets, & Panthers

Bengals Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com expects G Clint Boling, MLB Rey Maualuga, and K Mike Nugent to all test the free agent market. Bills Mike Rodak reports that the Bills have expressed interest re-signing DL Jarius Wynn and LB Larry Dean. Rodak adds that there hasn’t been any movement with free agent G Erik Pears. Giants Dan Graziano of ESPN expects LB Mathias...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Draft History – 2005

With the Super Bowl behind us, it’s time to look ahead to the next big event in the NFL — the draft. We are just 11 weeks away from the NFL draft, and over the next 10 weeks, I will revisit the New York Jets last 10 draft classes, beginning today with 2005, Terry Bradway’s last as the team’s GM… 2nd Round, 47th overall pick – Mike Nugent, K, Ohio St. After a pre-draft...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals Free Agent Watch 2015: Who’s Staying/Who's Going

2015 is going to be busy for the Cincinnati Bengals office staff as they decide on whether or not they will be offering new contracts to 17 players this offseason. As you can imagine, the Bengals will probably sign the majority back, particularly this likes of Cedric Peerman who has been key on special teams and made a few key plays at half back but will probably only account for...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Nugent record-breaker bright spot for Bengals

INDIANAPOLIS -- During pregame warm-ups at Lucas Oil Stadium, Mike Nugent tried a field goal from 59 yards and pulled it badly. The Bengals kicker avoided doing that during the second quarter of Sunday's AFC wild-card round game against the Colts. After recovering a Dan Herron fumble at the Bengals 41 late in the first half, the Bengals got to the Colts 39 before the drive stalled...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals set NFL record with fourth straight opening-round loss

INDIANAPOLIS -- Very ugly. And very familiar. It happens to Andy Dalton and the Bengals every year, which is why that incredible streak is now 24 years and counting since Cincinnati's most recent playoff win. The Bengals made NFL history on Sunday when they lost an opening-round playoff game for the fourth year in a row. Andrew Luck took apart their secondary, Dalton and the offense...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cincinnati Bengals PK Mike Nugent Makes 57-Yard Field Goal; Gets a Little Pumped Up

Cincinnati Bengals kicker Mike Nugent was just a little bit excited at the end of the first half of the Colts-Bengals game Sunday afternoon--and with good reason. The man had just made sure that his name was going to go down in the record books (and not for something bad).What did he do?via RedditRead more »
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Nugent hits career long 57-yard field goal (GIF)

The Bengals forced a fumble from Colts running back Dan Herron shortly before halftime in Sunday’s Wild Card Round game. After a few offensive plays the Bengals were forced to settle for a field goal attempt by kicker Mike Nugent. Nugent was 0-for-3 on the regular season but was able to hit a career long 57 yarder in Sunday’s game with the aid of the goal post. The field goal...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Darqueze Dennard makes the most clutch play of the Cincinnati Bengals’ season

With so many key players out on offense, the Cincinnati Bengals defense really needed to step up and come through with a big play today, and it looks like they may have gotten it. Here, watch cornerback Darqueze Dennard rip the football ball loose from Indianapolis Colts running back Dan Herron like a boss to force a critical turnover just before halftime: Indianapolis now leads...
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January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Six Bengals on injury report with illness

CINCINNATI -- Germ warfare is spreading throughout the Bengals locker room. As soon as one person starts turning the corner, another seemingly goes down. Cornerback Adam Jones and left guard Clint Boling are the latest patients to miss practice time as the Bengals continue preparing for Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh to decide the winner of the AFC North. Even head coach Marvin...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Report: Several Players Still Sidelined Thursday By Flu Bug

The Cincinnati Bengals practiced on Christmas day and it appears as though the flu bug is continuing to make its way around the locker room. Not practicing Thursday were linebacker Chris Carter (knee), safety Reggie Nelson (illness), cornerback Terence Newman (illness), kicker Mike Nugent (illness) and tackle Andrew Whitworth (not injury related). Nugent and Whitworth […] Bengals...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nugent overcomes loss of father, keeps on kicking

CLEVELAND -- It was only Wednesday but Mike Nugent's week had already been a long one. Death is the final reality of life but there is nothing short or easy it, especially when you've lost a parent. Daniel Nugent passed away last Monday of a sudden heart attack. He was 66 years old. He was the one who would talk with his son after every game, giving Mike the praise or maybe the criticism...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals-Buccaneers Preview

The AFC North's domination of the NFC South this season has left the Cincinnati Bengals atop a jumbled division of playoff contenders. It also have given the 2-9 Tampa Bay Buccaneers a chance to play meaningful games in late November. Cincinnati can sweep a three-game road stretch by beating Tampa Bay for the first time in 25 years Sunday. The AFC North has gone 10-1-1 against the...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals vs. Texans: Game Balls

The Cincinnati Bengals (7-3-1) picked up their second consecutive road win (third of the season) over the Houston Texans (5-6) on Sunday. With the win, the Bengals have now won four of their last five games and remain atop the AFC North standings.So who shone brightly in the Bengals’ victory?Here are the game balls:Offensive Game Ball: WR AJ GreenGreen showed on Sunday in Houston...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nugent has put Carolina game behind him

CINCINNATI -- Mike Nugent felt as football low as he possibly could feel when his 36-yard field goal attempt on the final play of overtime against Carolina on Oct. 12 sailed wide right. Instead of a win, the Bengals had to settle for a 37-37 tie. Nugent had a tough time looking his teammates and coaches in the eye after that miss. He's hasn't had any such troubles since. Nugent has...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Five draft picks why the Jets won’t make the playoffs

No one expected the Jets to be quite this bad in 2014 but their season is in complete shambles. Many saw an aging and over the hill Michael Vick quarterbacking the team at some point this season and sure enough he’s now the starter for this 2-8 team. It’s hard to believe this is the same team that was able to make back to back NFC Championship games in 2009/2010. Their drafting...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Five draft picks why the Jets won’t make the playoffs

No one expected the Jets to be quite this bad in 2014 but their season is in complete shambles. Many saw an aging and over the hill Michael Vick quarterbacking the team at some point this season and sure enough he’s now the starter for this 2-8 team. It’s hard to believe this is the same team that was able to make back to back NFC Championship games in 2009/2010. Their drafting...
Via This Given Sunday
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

What is wrong with the Cincinnati Bengals?

The Cincinnati Bengals are sitting at 5-3-1 and are currently holding on to the final playoff spot in the AFC.  This team is coming off of an 11-5 AFC North title until they bowed out in the first round of the playoffs. After a 3-0 start, all was looking good for the Bengals. Then they travelled to New England and got hammered by the Patriots, 43-17. Then they tied the Carolina...
Via cover32 - Bengals
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Drawing a Blank: When to Sit Your Defense in Fantasy Football

Have you ever put up a zero in fantasy football? Let me rephrase. Have you ever intentionally put up a zero in fantasy football? Although it may seem counter-intuitive to your overall fantasy football strategy, there is actually a scenario where it’s the smart play. Read on to learn when it makes sense to sit your starters and it may just win you a week. What better way to illustrate...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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