Mike Nugent

Steelers, Bengals At Opposite Ends Of PAT Yips

During the 2014 season, kickers around the league were virtually automatic on point-after attempts. Leaguewide 1230 were attempted, and 1222 were made, resulting in a conversion rate of 99.3 percent. Only six different teams did not make all of their extra point attempts on the season. The league wanted to…


Bengals Replace Nugent With Bullock Ahead Of Steelers Game

A familiar face will be kicking for the Cincinatti Bengals on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers. On Tuesday, the Bengals added kicker Randy Bullock to their roster just one day after he was waived by the Steelers. Bullock, who was signed to the Steelers roster a week ago Saturday, made all…



AFC North Week 1 Recap: Ravens, Bengals Win Sunday Openers

When the Pittsburgh Steelers open up their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins, they’ll do so trailing the Baltimore Ravens and Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC North division as both those teams won their Week 1 games on Sunday. The Ravens notched their first win of the…


Bengals Sign Soccer-Player-Turned-Kicker Tryout With No Film

If Cincinnati Bengals veteran kicker Mike Nugent is going to lose his position this offseason, then it appears that his expense might come at the hands of a college soccer-to-football transfer who has never recorded a single kick of any form or fashion on his collegiate resume. Recently, the Bengals…


Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Defensive Scouting Report

Injuries have forced a slightly different looking Bengals’ unit but not a ton has changed. We’ll start with the numbers. According to ESPN, Vincent Rey is blowing away the rest of the team in tackles, odd given he hasn’t been playing that much lately. They have him for 88 total…


Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive Scouting Report

Just me doing the scouting reports for now. But like usual, a preview of the opponent this week – the Cincinnati Bengals. Cincinnati’s Running Game This is actually our first repeat opponent all season long. So there’s a little less to write about because it’s a team we’re already familiar…


Steelers Lose Game, Potentially AFC North & Bell, To Bengals

In an excruciating 16-10 failure at the hands of the still undefeated Cincinnati Bengals, the Pittsburgh Steelers may have lost more than just a game. Pittsburgh’s division title dreams and star running back may have been by-products of one of the more devastating collapses in the team’s troubling 2015 season….


Steelers Film Room: Cincinnati Bengals’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Jon Ledyard and I will be collaborating our scouting reports. We’ll play to our strengths – he’ll be focusing on the individuals while I’ll be looking at overall scheme. These reports will be broken down into two articles, one for offense and one for defense. Our reports for…



AFC North Pre-Draft Movements: Cincinnati Bengals

With the 2015 NFL Draft now just a few weeks away and the vast bulk of the free agency period now behind us, we have already gone through the roster changes that the Pittsburgh Steelers have made on a position-by-position basis. Now it’s time to turn our focus to the…


AFC North Free Agency Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

We have spent the last couple of months exhaustively examining the pending free agency period from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ perspective, but we haven’t nearly discussed what’s going on around the rest of the AFC North enough, so from now until the start of free agency, we will be taking a…



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…


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Bengals Sit Alone Atop AFC North After Two Weeks

Thanks to a convincing home win Sunday over the Atlanta Falcons, the Cincinnati Bengals now sit atop the AFC North after two weeks of action with a 2-0 record. The Bengals beat the Falcons 24-10 despite losing wide receiver A.J. Green early in the game to toe injury and kicker…