Hardy Nickerson

LB

#56

Experience: 3 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 25

Weight: 235 lbs

College: Illinois

2018 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    38
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    1
  • INT

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
17 @Steelers L 13 - 16 1 0 1 0 0 0
16 @Browns L 18 - 26 5 4 1 0 0 0
15 Raiders W 30 - 16 4 2 2 0 0 0
14 @Chargers L 21 - 26 2 2 0 0 0 0
13 Broncos L 10 - 24 5 3 2 0 0 1
12 Browns L 20 - 35
11 @Ravens L 21 - 24 10 7 3 0 0 0
10 Saints L 14 - 51
8 Buccaneers W 37 - 34
7 @Chiefs L 10 - 45
6 Steelers L 21 - 28 4 2 2 0 0 0
5 Dolphins W 27 - 17 2 1 1 0 0 0
4 @Falcons W 37 - 36 2 1 1 0 0 0
3 @Panthers L 21 - 31 7 4 3 0 0 0
2 Ravens W 34 - 23 8 5 3 0 1 0
1 @Colts W 34 - 23 4 4 0 0 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2017 Cincinnati Bengals 14 2 18 12 6 0 1 0
2018 Cincinnati Bengals 16 7 54 35 19 0 1 1
TOTAL 30 9 72 47 25 0 0 2 0 0 NaN 0 0 1 0

Biography

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.

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