34 Facts About Reggie Nelson

1. Reggie Nelson played in 11 games before being placed on injured reserve on December 5, 2018 with a shoulder injury.

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2. Reggie Nelson received an overall grade of 81.5 from Pro Football Focus in 2016.

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3. Reggie Nelson started in 16 games in his first season with the Oakland Raiders and recorded 65 combined tackles, 12 pass deflections, and five interceptions.

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4. On December 20, 2016, it was announced that Reggie Nelson was voted to the 2017 Pro Bowl, marking his second consecutive selection.

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5. Reggie Nelson received a two-year contract offer from the Cincinnati Bengals, but chose to decline it in hopes of receiving a three or four-year deal.

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6. Reggie Nelson earned an overall grade of 84.2 from Pro Football Focus and was ranked 13th among qualifying safeties in 2016.

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7. On December 24, 2015, it was announced that Reggie Nelson was voted to the 2016 Pro Bowl, marking the first Pro Bowl selection of his career.

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8. Reggie Nelson received an overall grade of 82.7 from Pro Football Focus in 2014.

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9. Reggie Nelson ultimately declined their offer and chose to accept a similar contract offer by the Bengals.

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10. Reggie Nelson was sidelined for the next two games due to the injury.

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11. Reggie Nelson received an overall grade of 72.0 from Pro Football Focus in 2010.

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12. Reggie Nelson finished his first season with the Cincinnati Bengals with 54 combined tackles, seven pass deflections, and two interceptions in 16 games and six starts.

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13. Reggie Nelson received an overall grade of 73.2 from Pro Football Focus in 2007.

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14. Reggie Nelson totaled seven tackles against Vanderbilt and Florida State.

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15. Reggie Nelson was taught how to play football by Rob Robbins.

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16. Reggie Nelson impressed a wealthy banker after googling 'richest area in London' and visiting residents living in Gloucester Road in Kensington, west London, to ask for career advice.

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17. Reggie Nelson went on to make the Pro Bowl with Oakland.

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18. Reggie Nelson looked completely lost on the 49ers first score of the game, when he was fooled on play action and left Pierre Garcon wide open.

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19. Reggie Nelson received interest from the Minnesota Vikings and Oakland Raiders.

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20. Reggie Nelson earned an overall grade of 82.3 from Pro Football Focus in 2013.

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21. Reggie Nelson was inactive for the Bengals' Week 4 loss at the Cleveland Browns after injuring his hamstring the previous week.

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22. Reggie Nelson received an overall grade of 88.1 from Pro Football Focus in 2012.

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23. On May 16, 2012, Reggie Nelson attended a two-day private visit with the New York Jets and received a contract offer.

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24. Reggie Nelson entered training camp slated as the starting strong safety.

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25. On November 22, 2010, Reggie Nelson became the starting free safety after the Cincinnati Bengals placed Chris Crocker on injured reserve for the remainder of the season due to a torn ACL.

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26. On October 31, 2010, Reggie Nelson earned his first start with the Cincinnati Bengals after Roy Williams and Chinedum Ndukwe were listed as inactive due to knee injuries.

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27. Reggie Nelson entered training camp slated as the starting free safety after the departure of Deon Grant in free agency.

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28. Reggie Nelson was the third safety drafted in 2007, behind LSU's LaRon Landry and Texas' Michael Griffin, and became the highest defensive back drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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29. Reggie Nelson was a first-team All-SEC selection and a consensus first-team All-American, and he was chosen by his Gators teammates as the team's most valuable player.

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30. Reggie Nelson was an immediate sophomore starter for the Gators at free safety in 2005.

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31. Reggie Nelson accepted an athletic scholarship to play for coach Urban Meyer's Florida Gators football team in 2005 and 2006.

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32. Reggie Nelson was a two-time first-team All-State honoree, and helped lead Palm Bay to win Florida Class 4A state championship as a safety and return specialist in 2002.

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33. Reggie Nelson is not expected to be active for Sunday's game against the Colts, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.

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34. Reggie Nelson had played in 82 consecutive regular-season games before being a healthy scratch on Sunday.

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