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Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins has agreed to a five-year, $55 million contract extension. SOURCE: Joe Reedy, Cincinnati EnquirerFantasy Spin:It's the second-largest contract for a defensive tackle in NFL history. The raise is a well-deserved one as Atkins (12.5 sacks in 2012) was half a sack away from tying Eddie Edwards' team record last season. He's been named an All-Pro twice in the last three seasons.
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