Bengals franchise kicker Nugent

Kicker to make around $2.7 million for 2012. Terry McCormick

Print This March 02, 2012, 05:48 PM EST

The Cincinnati Bengals have franchised kicker Mike Nugent, the club announced on Friday.

Nugent will make approximately $2.7 million in 2012 as the Bengals franchise player.

Nugent has played two seasons for the Bengals after signing as a free agent for 2010. In 2011, he set a franchise record with 132 points and made 33 of 38 field goal attempts.

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