FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots announced that they have signed K Mike Nugent. Terms of the contract were not announced.
Nugent, 37, was originally drafted by the New York Jets in the second-round (47th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft out of Ohio State. The 5-foot-10, 190-pounder spent four seasons with the Jets before moving on to Arizona (2009), Tampa Bay (2009), Cincinnati (2010-16), Chicago (2017), Dallas (2017) and Oakland (2018).
Nugent has appeared in 164 regular-season games and converted 253-of-311 (81.4%) field-goal attempts and 363-of-377 extra-point attempts for 1,122 career points. He has also played in five postseason contests and made 7-of-8 field goal attempts and all five extra points he has attempted.
Last season with the Raiders, Nugent played in three games and converted all six field goal attempts and went 4-of-5 on extra points.