Bengals Injury Update: Geno Atkins, Marvin Jones could miss some practice time

The Cincinnati Bengals placed a whopping 12 players, including defensive starters Geno Atkins and Leon Hall, on the physically unable to perform and non-football injury lists, ProFootballTalk reports.Nine of the players were placed on the PUP list, meaning they were unable to pass a physical due to an injury suffered while playing football. Hall, for instance, is still recovering...
Via NFL Injury Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals DL Geno Atkins Placed On PUP List

Yesterday, roughly nine months after shredding his knee, Geno Atkins was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, or PUP. Joining him on the PUP will be three other key defensive starters, including Leon Hall and Zach Minter. These potential losses, combined with losing monster Defensive End Michael Johnson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is going to be incredibly difficult...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Atkins, Hall among nine Bengals placed on PUP

CINCINNATI -- The Bengals did some tinkering with the roster on Monday, three days before they hold their first training camp practice. Most of their moves involved the status of injured players who haven't yet been medically cleared for practice, although there is the possibility that could change by Thursday. All-Pro defensive tackle Geno Atkins (ACL) and cornerback Leon Hall...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Place DT Geno Atkins, CB Leon Hall, & DT Devon Still On Active/PUP List

  The Bengals announced that they have placed nine players including DT Geno Atkins, CB Leon Hall, and DT Devon Still on the active/physically unable to perform list. Others players joining them are: G Clint Boling, LB Marquis Flowers, P Kevin Huber, WR Colin Lockett, DT Zach Minter, and WR Ryan Whalen. Cincinnati also announced that WR Marvin Jones, CB Onterio McCalebb and...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals fan base left off list of 10 best in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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8 days ago  |  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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Update: Clint Boling, Geno Atkins, Leon Hall

A trio of wounded Bengals are inching ever so closer to returning to the gridiron. Offensive lineman Clint Boling and defensive tackle Geno Atkins are recovering from torn ACLs suffered last season, and while Boling's rehab appears to be going smoothly, things are a bit murkier for Atkins. Leon Hall, meanwhile is well on his way to recovering from his Achilles injury.Atkins...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Top 5 must-follow Bengals

SSocial media has become one of the top news and entertainment outlets of today’s sportsworld. It gives fans a candid way to stay in touch with their favorite players, as well as players of their favorite teams. Many Cincinnati Bengals use twitter to let fans in on there everyday life. Some also turn to twitter and other social networks to express there interest in other sports...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Winners and losers from the first round of the NFL Draft

The 2014 NFL draft is stacked with talented players, but not every team came out of the first round smelling like roses. The Cleveland Browns and St. Louis Rams owned the draft with multiple picks, while the Buffalo Bills were among teams that made head-scratching decision. The New England Patriots almost made the “winners” list after taking Dominique Easley — a potential steal...
May 09, 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...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals’ Andy Dalton hopes to get paid like franchise QB

Andy Dalton is going into his fourth season in the NFL and has just one-year remaining on his rookie deal. The Cincinnati Bengals quarterback is confident he will be re-singed before his contract expires next March. Dalton believes he is the face of the organization. “I do,” Dalton said, per “Everything that [coach] Marvin [Lewis] has said, [offensive coordinator...
Via Sports-Glory
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Top 10 DTs

This year’ draft class has wome talented defensive lineman across the board. Last week we gave you the top 10 defensive ends. This week we have ranked the top defensive tackles. Click here to see the list. Cincinnati Bengals The interior of the Cincinnati Bengals defensive line is arguably the strongest area of the teams defense. With Geno Atkins manning the middle of that defensive...
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March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals, Andy Dalton to work on extension

The Cincinnati Bengals were unable to make noise in the playoffs last season, and Andy Dalton once again faltered under the spotlight. Many analysts and fans don’t believe that Dalton has what it takes to be a legitimate franchise quarterback, but that doesn’t appear to be the way that the Bengals look at things. Head coach Marvin Lewis said that the Bengals will not consider...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Geno Atkins be ready for training camp?

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Geno Atkins tore his ACL at the end of October 2013 and had surgery roughly three weeks later. Some Orthopedic surgeons believe that the knee needs about this much time for swelling (hemarthrosis) to decrease before performing surgery. In other cases i.e. Adrian Peterson, the surgery was...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 19, 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...
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Geno Atkins expected to be ready at some point during training camp

Geoff Hobson of believes defensive tackle Geno Atkins will be ready to get back at the field at some point during training camp as he rehabs from ACL surgery. The 300-pound Atkins is coming back from major surgery for the first time, so there is some unknown. But his voracious commitment to the gym should get him through. The worst case is PUP, the physically unable to...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Zimmer's defenses succeed through team concept, not elite talent

Mike Zimmer's defenses, while ranking among the league's best, have never been defined by elite, big-name defenders. In his 14 years as a defensive coordinator, only two players have reached All-Pro status under Zimmer. Safety Roy Williams was an All-Pro once with Zimmer in Dallas, and defensive tackle Geno Atkins was an All-Pro for one year in Cincinnati. In his six seasons...
Via Fox Sports North
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals interested in impending free agent Darren McFadden

According to Paul Gutierrez of, the Cincinnati Bengals are expected to pursue impending free agent running back Darren McFadden this offseason. Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson made it clear that he would be very interested in bringing McFadden in to be his running back. Jackson previously built the Raiders’ 2010-11 offense around the running game and McFadden...
Via Sports-Glory
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers-Bengals set for wild-card showdown

Despite an AFC North title and their third straight trip to the playoffs, the Cincinnati Bengals head into this weekend’s wild card game against the San Diego Chargers surrounded by doubt, and beyond simply chasing a Super Bowl, are in desperate need of a victory on Sunday for more than one reason. But facing a tough Chargers’ team with an offense capable of putting up big numbers...
Via Sports-Glory
January 04, 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...
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury report: Cincinnati Bengals against Baltimore Ravens Week 10

Heading into their first matchup of the 2013 season, both the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens are dealing with a litany of injuries on the defensive side of the ball, and the list of players – especially the Bengals’ – is cause for concern as far as the talent that will be on the field. For Cincinnati, the biggest blow is Geno Atkins who tore his ACL last week against...
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Cincinnati Bengals’ overcome Geno Atkins’ injury?

As fans and the Cincinnati Bengals watched Pro Bowl defensive tackle Geno Atkins stay on the ground minutes before halftime in the Thursday night loss to the Miami Dolphins, I doubt there was a single person who said, “We’ll be fine.” But that’s the sentiment that the Bengals and head coach Marvin Lewis are believing as they found out that Atkins would be out the entire...
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury-forced shuffling nothing new for Zimmer

In his six seasons as the Bengals’ defensive coordinator, Mike Zimmer has seen his unit go through some significant runs of injuries. None of those, though, have resembled what has happened the past couple of weeks. Cornerback Leon Hall and defensive tackle Geno Atkins have been lost for the season while Rey Maualuga is likely out until after the bye week, so Zimmer knows he has...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bengals adapt to life without Atkins

Geno Atkins was in the Bengals locker room briefly on Wednesday, moving slowly on crutches. He declined to answer questions about his torn knee ligament as he headed home. Still too painful to discuss. The Bengals (6-3) will try to maintain their lead in the AFC North without their best defensive lineman. Atkins, an All-Pro tackle last season, leads the team with six sacks. They...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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