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Do the Cincinnati Bengals Have the Best Defense in the AFC North?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’...
Via TopSportsReport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals DT Atkins added to Pro Bowl, replacing injured Suh

CINCINNATI -- Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins has been added to the Pro Bowl, replacing the injured Ndamukong Suh from Detroit. It's Atkins' third Pro Bowl selection. It gives the Bengals three players in the game, along with receiver A.J. Green and punter Kevin Huber. Atkins was picked despite coming off a subpar season, his first back from a torn anterior cruciate ligament...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals' Atkins named to Pro Bowl

Bengals DT Geno Atkins has been named to a roster spot for the Pro Bowl, the NFL announced today. Atkins, a third alternate in December's Pro Bowl voting, replaces Detroit DT Ndamukong Suh, who is unable to participate due to an injury. The addition of Atkins gives the Bengals three players in the Pro Bowl, as WR A.J. Green and P Kevin Huber were voted in directly. The game will...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 16, 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

Cincinnati Bengals’ Geno Atkins ranked the best No. 97 in the NFL today

Certain players are simply synonymous with certain numbers. It’s hard to see No. 4 without thinking of Brett Favre. Seven will always be John Elway. A pair of twos right next to each other is Emmitt Smith. And the sight of 56 conjures up memories of Lawrence Taylor. Those are some of the all-time greats, players who have etched their names in the NFL’s history books. But there...
Via cover32 - Bengals
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Georgia Star Geno Atkins Honored On Mural Outside Bulldogs’ Defensive Line Meeting Room

Before Geno Atkins became an All-Pro defensive lineman for the Cincinnati Bengals, he starred at Georgia.  During his time in Athens (2007-09), Atkins totaled 33 sacks, including 15 as a sophomore and 10.5 as a senior. The 6-foot-1, 303-pound defensive tackle was also named a first-team All-SEC player in 2008.  Atkins is a player all Georgia players should attempt to emulate. The...
Via College Spun
July 08, 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
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