You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.


  • ePAPER

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.


Welcome to

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.

Bengals Mike Nugent misses third straight PAT in loss to Ravens

Mike Nugent for 3 took on new meaning Sunday as the Bengals kicker missed his third consecutive extra point in the 19-14 loss to the Ravens.

Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis elected to stick with Nugent after the 11-year veteran missed both extra points in last week’s 16-12 loss to Buffalo, but he may have to re-evaluate things after the latest miss.

Nugent has missed four of his last eight PATs. And while he was 2 of 2 on field goals of 23 and 36 yards Sunday, he’s only made five of his last eight.

>>>RELATED: 6 things to know about NFL Week 12

And as if Nugent’s struggles weren’t glaring enough, Baltimore kicker Justin Tucker threw a million-watt beacon at them Sunday by making field goals of 57, 54 and 52 yards as part of a 4-for-4 performance.

Tucker, who has made 34 consecutive field goals and has never missed a PAT, became the ninth kicker since 1960 to make three field goals of at least 50 yards in a game.


Reader Comments ...

Next Up in Sports

Trick play gives S.D. State short-lived lead
Trick play gives S.D. State short-lived lead
Here’s a play that we used to draw on the unlined football fields of our childhood. And it worked to perfection for South Dakota State.
Bomb threat on Celtics’ plane was hoax
Bomb threat on Celtics’ plane was hoax
Members of the Boston Celtics got a scare Saturday when they were told of a bomb threat on their chartered flight to Oklahoma City, but it appears it was a hoax, several news outlets reported.
H.S. Results for 12/10: Miami Valley’s Karras just misses school record
Lamar Jackson, Louisville QB, wins Heisman Trophy
Lamar Jackson, Louisville QB, wins Heisman Trophy
Add Lamar Jackson's name to the Pantheon of college football history. Read more trending stories The former Boynton Beach, Florida, quarterback, who became the hottest athlete in college football with the Louisville Cardinals this season, was named the 2016 Heisman Trophy winner at the award ceremony in New York City Saturday night.
Dayton Flyers looking like shot-blocking machine
Dayton Flyers looking like shot-blocking machine
More Stories