Tom Nelson

Chicago Bears #46 - Safety

  • Born: 12/04/86
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 200

Could Tom Nelson Get A Shot To Return Kicks?


The Eagles signed safety Tom Nelson as a replacement for special teams ace Colt Anderson this week. While Anderson played gunner on the special teams unit, I wonder whether Nelson might find...

The Linc - Vick Hopes To Stay Healthy, Eagles Sign Return Man


Tom Nelson earned All-Missouri Valley Football Conference honors three times during his standout career at Illinois State and was named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Freshman of the Year...

Rookie Robert Sands Joins Defensive Workouts In Cincinnati


The second week of workouts kicked off this week with 17 players making an appearance for the defense on Tuesday, including three making their first appearances, according to Joe Reedy of the C...

Why Reggie Nelson Is The Best Safety On The Bengals Roster


Marvin Lewis has already admitted that he expects the team's starting safeties to be Chris Crocker and Reggie Nelson this season. Not that we're dealing with explosive news breaking information...

John Thornton: Safety Robert Sands Could Start For The Bengals


With the Cincinnati Bengals in a desperate need to rebuild the safety position with only Reggie Nelson and Chris Crocker signed for the 2011 season, the Bengals had to address safety this weekend....

Bengals Expect Reggie Nelson And Chris Crocker To Start At Safety: Really, It's Their Only Option


Several days ago, we briefly highlighted that because this year's class has a lack of star-quality prospects at safety, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis expects Chris Crocker and Reggie Nelson to...

Bengals Place Kicker Mike Nugent Still Rehabbing After ACL Tear In His Kicking Leg


Jermaine Gresham had just caught a 19-yard touchdown pass that brought Cincinnati to within six points of the Indianapolis Colts with 2:40 left in the game. The Bengals line up to kick an onside...

NFL Voids Cary Harris' Contract


After Tom Nelson was placed on Injured Reserve in mid-December, the Bengals signed Marvin White to to the 53-man roster. White recorded one tackle all season and that was on special teams against...

Bengals Place Nelson on IR and Sign White and Harris


Bengals Place Nelson on IR and Sign White and Harris

Bengals Have Three Weeks To Decide Tom Nelson's Career


Tom Nelson, the safety that was highlighted early last year during HBO's Hard Knocks, didn't close the season on a particularly high note once he suffered a knee injury. Roy Williams was already...

Roy Williams Still Nursing Knee Injury: Bengals Safety Misses Practice On Monday


The Bengals conducted their final practice last Wednesday before breaking for the weekend during this year's bye week -- shouldn't a bye week be later in the season, roughly around midway through...

Bengals Waive Linebacker Rashad Jeanty; Place Safety Tom Nelson on PUP


As the Bengals look to get their roster down to 75 before Tuesday afternoon's deadline, they'll have to make a decision on some of their more longer term injuries. After Sunday's movements with A...

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