|6||Steelers||L 21 - 28||2||4||2||0||0||0|
|5||Dolphins||W 27 - 17||1||2||1||0||0||0|
|4||@Falcons||W 37 - 36||1||2||1||0||0||0|
|3||@Panthers||L 21 - 31||4||7||3||0||0||0|
|2||Ravens||W 34 - 23||5||8||3||0||1||0|
|1||@Colts||W 34 - 23||4||4||0||0||0||0|
A 2017 Bengals CFA signee, Nickerson made Cincinnati’s active roster out of training camp and ended up playing in 14 games as a rookie ... Thrust into defensive action late in season due to LB injuries, and started two of the last three games at MLB ... Was a regular contributor on special teams with four ST tackles early in the season before seeing an expanded role on defense as the year progressed ... Finished with 14 tackles (12 solos) on defense ... Son of former NFL LB Hardy Nickerson Sr., a five-time Pro-Bowler who Marvin Lewis coached with Steelers in 1992 during his first season as an NFL assistant coach.