Tom Nelson DB CHI Jan 29 '13
Bears signed S Tom Nelson to a reserve/future contract.
Nelson, 26, did not play in 2012 after being waived/injured by the Eagles in training camp with a high-ankle sprain. He played in 24 career games with the Bengals and Eagles from 2009-11. Nelson will bring special teams help to the Bears if he makes the team.
Tom Nelson DB CHI Aug 25 '12
Eagles waived/injured S Tom Nelson.
Nelson suffered a high-ankle sprain in the Eagles' second preseason game, and had mixed in with Jaiquawn Jarrett in the second-team defense. The Eagles also waived or released WR Elvis Akpla, DB Wade Bonner, DE Xavier Brown, WR Brian Hernandez, WR McKay Jacobson, WR Tiger Jones, and RG Alfred McCullough from the 90-man roster.
Tom Nelson DB CHI Dec 05 '11
Eagles signed S Tom Nelson, formerly of the Bengals.
He'll take S Colt Anderson's place on the roster after Philadelphia's standout special teamer was sent to injured reserve. Nelson saw time in the Bengals secondary last season, but should be limited to special teams in Philly.