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Hardy Nickerson



Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 25

Weight: 235 lbs

College: Illinois


  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT



Nickerson saw an expanded role in the Bengals’ linebacker rotation in his second season, playing in all 16 games (seven starts) and seeing action on 538 of 1129 possible snaps (47.7 percent) ... Totaled 54 tackles (sixth on team), with a PD and FF ... Also a regular contributor on special teams, he saw action on 46 percent of ST snaps and had three tackles ... As a rookie CFA in 2017, Nickerson made Cincinnati’s active roster out of training camp and played in 14 games ... Finished rookie season with 14 tackles on defense, and four on special teams ... Son of former NFL LB Hardy Nickerson Sr., a five-time Pro-Bowler who played with Pittsburgh, Tampa Bay, Jacksonville and Green Bay.