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Ranking the Cincinnati Bengals defensive positions

Known for their defensive prowess, the Cincinnati Bengals slumped in performance last year as they struggled to sack the quarterback and stop the run. With the potential for major improvement, here is a look at the strengths and weakness of this years defense. Geno Atkins (97) and Domata Peko (94) 5. Defensive Tackle- A usual fearsome defender, Geno Atkins struggled throughout...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Four players who must step up for the Cincinnati Bengals in 2015

The Cincinnati Bengals have quality starters at almost every position on the roster. Not many teams in the NFL have the talent and depth that the Bengals possess. Last season was a perfect example of this as a handful of the teams starters went down with significant injuries. Players who wouldn’t normally start were able to showcase their talent and play a role in claiming a playoff...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals' Atkins looking more like his old self

At the end of last season, Bengals defensive coordinator Paul Guenther called out Geno Atkins for being just another guy on the defensive line. A few months later, Atkins looks more like the player who was one of the best defensive tackles in the league before he tore his ACL in 2013. "He's real explosive. He looks strong. He looks as good as he’s ever had," Guenther told the...
Via Fox Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Geno Atkins is looking the best he ever has and returning to his All-Pro form

The Cincinnati Bengals struck gold when they drafted former Georgia defensive tackle Geno Atkins in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. His best season so far, came in 2012 when Atkins racked up 12.5 sacks, 54 total tackles and four forced fumbles. That same year, he was named first-team All-Pro and made the Pro Bowl. Atkins has been selected to the Pro Bowl three times, last...
Via cover32
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pacman Jones wanted a piece of Geno Atkins

Pacman Jones and Geno Atkins got into it after the Indianapolis Colts drove for a touchdown in the first quarter of Sunday’s AFC wild-card playoff game. The Colts went 71 yards on the Bengals on the opening possession of the game and scored on a short TD run. It’s unclear what the nature of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals’ Geno Atkins named top-10 underrated player in the NFL

Last week, I provided my annual list of the 10 most overrated players in the NFL. As expected, it caused an uproar, mostly from people who can’t take off their team-colored glasses and deal with the truth. For a good time, read the “Comments” section below the article; it’s pure gold and classic examples of denial. In the spirit of showing that it’s not all negative on...
Via cover32 - Bengals
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals re-activate monster pass rusher Geno Atkins

The most dangerous weapon on the Cincinnati Bengals defense is returning to the field. Yesterday the team announced that it was re-activating defensive tackle Geno Atkins from the PUP (physically unable to perform) list: NEWS: #Bengals activate the following players from PUP: -DT Geno Atkins -LB Marquis Flowers — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) July 30, 2014 On a loaded defensive...
Via cover32 - Bengals
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

AFC Exec Calls Aaron Donald Best D-Lineman in 10 Years

Aaron Donald is widely regarded as the best defensive tackle in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft. But now some are viewing the potential Top 10 pick as the “best D-Lineman coming out in the last 10 years.” Had an AFC executive call Aaron Donald the “best D-lineman coming out in the last 10 years.” Buzz is real. Comparative player?John Randle. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The next Geno Atkins, Pitt Panthers Aaron Donald looking to impress at NFL Combine

Aaron Donald has always faced the adversity of being a smaller guy amongst the giants. Growing up he played fullback, but said defense was always near and dear to his heart. I rather give a punishment out than take it, laughed Donald talking about the transition from offense to defense. In 2013, Donald walked the winner of the Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Nation's Most Outstand...
Via College2Pro.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Bye week evaluation

  The Cincinnati Bengals had a late bye week this season, and I think that is the best thing they could’ve asked for at this point. Sitting at 7-4 and atop the AFC North with five games left, the Bengals are in the best position they could ask for. However, injuries have been adding up on defense and the bye could not have come at a better time for them. After winning four in...
Via isportsweb.com
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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