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Report: “Probematic” Agent May Have Cost Reggie Nelson Money

Despite leading the league in interceptions, Reggie Nelson spent nearly a month on the open market before signing a two-year deal with the Raiders in April. What went on during Nelson’s time as a free agent has largely a mystery, but details out of Cincinnati have slowly been trickling in. According to Bengals radio announcer
Via Raiders Beat
4 days ago

Raiders sign free-agent safety Reggie Nelson

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders signed free-agent safety Reggie Nelson on Thursday, giving them a replacement for retired Pro Bowler Charles Woodson and a proven starter in the secondary. The 32-year-old Nelson is coming off his best season, having tied for the NFL lead with eight interceptions last season for Cincinnati. He was also selected to the first Pro Bowl of...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
21 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders reportedly very optimistic they will sign Reggie Nelson

There are a few teams this offseason that have made a big splash during free agency. One of those teams is the Oakland Raiders, who many believe could make the playoffs this season. Even after all of the players they have brought in, the Raiders still are not quite finished. Cincinnati Bengals safety Reggie Nelson was in Oakland on a visit and the Raiders like their chances with...
Via No Guts, No Glory
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Hosting S Reggie Nelson For A Visit

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Raiders are bringing in free agent S Reggie Nelson for a visit today and tomorrow. Nelson, 32, is a former first-round pick of the Jaguars back in 2007. He spent three years in Jacksonville before he was traded to the Bengals in return for David Jones and conditional draft pick. Nelson played out his contract and is among the best available...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
24 days ago  |  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

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