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Bengals Injury Update: Geno Atkins, Andre Smith, Rex Burkhead

As the Cincinnati Bengals prepare to face the Arizona Cardinals in the team's third preseason game Sunday, the team could have a pair of stars back. Geno Atkins got the go-ahead to return to action Wednesday and it appears Andre Smith is not too far behind.Atkins tore his ACL against the Dolphins on Halloween night last year and missed the remainder of the season. After participating...
Via NFL Injury Report
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting the top 5 NFL defenses in 2014

SKsStaff 5. Cincinnati Bengals   #185435019 / gettyimages.com 2013 Stats: 19.1 PPG, 20 interceptions, 6 TD Key Players: DT Geno Atkins, DE Carlos Dunlap, CB Darqueze Dennard, S Reggie Nelson, S George Ikoka, LB Vincent Rey, LB Vontaze Burfict The Bengals are returning most of the squad last year that gave up less than 20 PPG and racked up 20 interceptions. The only major losses...
Via Sports-Kings
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Active Movements in the Cincinnati Bengals' Active Roster

The Cincinnati Bengals' pre-season roster movements have certainly been busy in 2014!The Bengals opened training camp started on the 23rd of July with a full roster and also a full injury and PUP list. Slowly but surely, however, they have been making their way off the list and into the 90 man training camp roster.After the first week of camp, defensive tackle Geno Atkins and...
Via Pro Football Spot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals reveal first look at 2014 depth chart

On Thursday night the Cincinnati Bengals will open their pre-season schedule against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. That means that real honest-to-God football is so close that we can almost taste it, and the coaching staff is getting ready to begin shaving down the roster. Over the weekend the Bengals revealed a first look at what its depth chart will probably look...
Via cover32 - Bengals
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Smith, Geno Atkins and Sean Porter out vs Kansas City Chiefs

The Cincinnati Bengals will open the preseason Thursday against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. A number of players dealing with minor injuries and/or rehabbing from major injuries won't be making the trip, including linebacker Sean Porter, offensive tackle Andre Smith, defensive tackle Geno Atkins and linebacker J.K. Schaffer. The Bengals will also be without...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Defensive tackle Geno Atkins leads the Cincinnati Bengals in Madden ratings

The highly anticipated Madden ratings have been released for select teams. The Cincinnati Bengals are one of the select teams. Overall, the Bengals secured an 86 rating. The top players include defensive tackle Geno Atkins (96), wide receiver A.J. Green (95), left end Carlos Dunlap (90), and cornerback Leon Hall (88). Here are the overall rankings for the entire team. Quarterback...
Via cover32 - Bengals
17 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals cornerback suspended for PED violation

The Cincinnati Bengals will begin their 2014 regular season without one of their cornerbacks. According to Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Chris Lewis-Harris will be suspended for two games for violating the NFL’s performance enhancing drugs policy: CB Chris Lewis-Harris has been suspended without pay for two games for violating NFL policy and program for substance...
Via cover32 - Bengals
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten most underrated players in the NFL today

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
21 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bengals, Browns, Jaguars, Lions, & Ravens

  Bengals Bengals activate DT Geno Atkins and LB Marquis Flowers from PUP list. Browns Browns are bringing in OT Kaycee Ike for a workout on Wednesday. (Aaron Wilson) Jaguars TE Clay Harbor will be sidelined with a calf injury for the next month. (Mark Long) Lions First-round TE Eric Ebron has dropped “an inordinate number” of passes during offseason workouts and training...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bengals take DT Geno Atkins (ACL) off PUP list, available to practice

Nine months after Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins ended his 2013 season prematurely by tearing his ACL, Cincinnati got some good news Wednesday. That's because the team took him off the PUP list, which means Atkins now will be available to practice.
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Training Camp Recap: Week 1

Training camp has started in the National Football League! With just a little time remaining before the start of the regular season, the Cincinnati Bengals are transforming themselves into a stronger, game-ready team. Tuesday marked the first day off for Cincinnati after five days of camp. Here’s a recap of the previous week at Paul Brown Stadium. Most notably, defensive tackle...
Via cover32 - Bengals
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 22, 2014  |  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...
Via FF Locker Room
July 22, 2014  |  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
July 21, 2014  |  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
July 21, 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

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
July 11, 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

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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 25, 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...
Via cover32 - Bengals
March 24, 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...
Via College2Pro.com
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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