Lions' Ansah selected fourth overall in 2016 Pro Bowl draft

Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah was the fourth-overall pick in the 2016 Pro Bowl draft. He landed with the team coached by Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin, captained by Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman and Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins.Ansah Tweeted his reaction after becoming one of Team Irvin's top picks.Via Ansah's verified Twitter...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Pro Bowl: Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. named team captain

Odell Beckham Jr., Aaron Donald, Geno Atkins and Devonta Freeman will be this year's Pro Bowl player captains. Watch video Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will be one of four team captains for this season's Pro Bowl, the NFL announced Friday.  Beckham and Los Angeles defensive tackle Aaron Donald will be the active player...
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Top 10 matchups for the NFL's Wild Card Weekend

With four games on tap during NFL's Wild Card Weekend, there is a whole heck of a lot to look at in each individual game.Can the Cincinnati Bengals continue to contain Antonio Brown en route to snapping their long postseason losing streak? Is Adrian Peterson set to rebound from a horrendous performance against the Seattle Seahawks just a few short weeks ago?These are among the top...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Steady diet of quiet Geno Atkins giving opponents fits

Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins doesn't say much, instead allowing his play to do the talking.The way Atkins is punishing opponents this season, he is telling everyone that he wants to be in contention for defensive player of the year honors. Defensive coordinator Paul Guenther, who said Atkins was "just a guy out there" last season, is now receiving Atkins' message loud and...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: analyzing their victory over the Rams

The Cincinnati Bengals ended their two game losing streak with a 31-7 win against the St. Louis Rams as they move to 9-2 on the year. The Bengals nearly played a flawless game as both sides of the ball played incredible football and were consistently one step ahead of the Rams at all times. On the offensive side of the ball, Andy Dalton played exactly how the Bengals need him to...
November 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bengals DT Geno Atkins Shoots Right Through Cardinals Offensive Line For An Easy Sack

One thing that must be remembered whenever you are dealing with an athlete in the NFL is that you can't judge a book by its cover. If a guy is big--say 300 pounds big--that does not mean that he is not fast. It just means that he had to work a little harder to build the muscles that would allow him to move as fast as he does.So when we see 300 pound Geno Atkins shoot through the...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

This Cincinnati Bengals safety gets no respect

The 2015 Cincinnati Bengals defense features a multitude of great performers. From Geno Atkins to Adam Jones, Cincinnati has stand outs at every position. These players are the reason why to Bengals defense is ranked 12th in the NFL, and on the cusp of cracking the top 10. Along with Atkins and Jones, there are several Bengals defenders who have become popular stars, and are nationally...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vahey’s Scouting Notebook: Langford Replacing Forte, Watkins Resurgence, and Power Rankings

After week 9 we now have an unprecedented three teams undefeated. The week was highlighted by the upset victory of the Colts over the Broncos, though coming at the cost of Andrew Luck’s health. The playoff race is only starting to get murkier for the final few spots in each conference, but the top teams continue to distance themselves from the pack. It was another good week of...
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November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals: Top five players so far this season

The 2015 Cincinnati Bengals are the best team Cincinnati’s put out in a very long time. They are as talented as any team in the NFL and have the undefeated 8-0 record to prove it. They’ve been able to do this by keeping their core members together for the past couple seasons giving them time to get used to one another and give them a comfortable environment to grow in. All the...
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cody Wallace, Interior OL Must Protect Big Ben From Geno Atkins

Last season, the Cincinnati Bengals were able to compile a very good team, but, for a variety of reasons, they as a defense were not overly successful in getting after the quarterback. This year, in just six games, they are looking even better on both sides of the ball, and... The post Cody Wallace, Interior OL Must Protect Big Ben From Geno Atkins appeared first on Steelers Depot...
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November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Three matchups the Seahawks must win to beat the Bengals

This week the Seattle Seahawks will visit the Cincinnati Bengals and it should come as no surprise that Cincy is favored at home. The Seahawks have not quite looked themselves so far this year and the Bengals come in at 4-0 and are winning by an average of 11 points per game. I don’t feel great about Seattle’s chances in this game, to be perfectly honest. The Seahawks defense...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals vs. Ravens —watch out for Geno Atkins!

It’s a tough divisional match for the Ravens made tougher by the fact that a loss at home would send them to Pittsburgh next Thursday at 0-3…plus, the Bengals are really, really good this year. The Bengals (2-0) are the division’s only undefeated team, and the Steelers (1-1) and Browns (1-1) both have a one-game advantage over Baltimore. “It’s not often there is an opportunity...
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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Leah Still rocks the catwalk at New York Fashion Week

Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still’s adorable little daughter Leah can really rock a catwalk. Check out the five-year old strutting her stuff at New York’s Fashion Week. She even nailed the classic spin, which was noted by her father who said (via TMZ Sports): “She was definitely feeling herself with that spin move.” It’s pretty amazing that...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Things to think about on Friday of Opening Week in NFL as Tampa Bay Buccaneer fan

Jameis is THE HOPE for the Bucs franchise Your worried sick that Jameis Winston won’t have time to throw the ball; you keep saying to yourself “Ali Marpet didn’t face anyone good at Hobart”…and your right. Did you notice the New England Patriots started 3 rookies on their Offensive Line last night? THREE ROOKIES!! We only have two, A left Tackle who probably would have...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

10 most notable NFL roster cuts

The end of the NFL preseason marks one of the most stressful and unfortunate periods of time that some players have to face. With Saturday, Sept. 5 being the deadline for all 32 NFL teams to finalize their 53-man rosters, hundreds of players found themselves cut from their teams. The following players represent the biggest names out there who couldn’t quite make their team...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jameis Winston Up Limping After Getting Sacked By Geno Atkins And Wallace Gilbert

If there is one thing that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers do not need it is for their brand new franchise quarterback to be injured in a meaningless preseason game. Early in the second quarter of Monday night's preseason game with the Bengals it looked like he might be. He appears to stumble during his drop back which was all the time Geno Atkins and Wallace Gilbert needed to be on top...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucs-Bengals Preseason: What to watch for

The Buccaneers home preseason opener is Monday night against the Cincinnati Bengals. Much like last week’s game against the Vikings, the Bucs have several positions that are key to evaluate.  Here are some things to keep an eye on as Tampa Bay plays in front of a national audience on ESPN. Prince AliRookie guard Ali Marpet has gotten some extended looks in practice with the team’s...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals 23 Giants 10

At least this game is over.  I was forced to watch it on DVR via NFL Network because the NFL Pass did not work.  The only thing that showed more malfunction than the NFL site was the NY Giants.  For those of you who missed the game, consider yourselves lucky.  It was 3 hours of pure pain.  The score did not do it justice.  It may as well have been 40-10. Guys like Geno Atkins...
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August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Three things to watch out for during the Cincinnati Bengals preseason

Preseason, most football fans have a love-hate relationship with it, but it signifies the fact that our beloved sport is back! It’s a time to ease players back from last year’s injuries, test new schemes, or evaluate rookies and free agent additions. It is normally pretty slow for the casual football fan, but for the likes of the football freaks like myself, I like nothing more...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Geno Atkins praised as ‘best player on the field’ for Cincinnati Bengals

Geno Atkins is back, baby. Before injuring his knee in 2013, Atkins was emerging as a top defensive tackle in the NFL. After a frustrating 2014 campaign, it appears the Cincinnati Bengals star defender is up to his old tricks again. Geoff Hobson, editor of, had this to say about the dynamic defensive tackle after Sunday’s practice: “At the moment, this guy is the...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
July 22, 2015  |  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...
July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

3 Cincinnati Bengals dark horse candidates to make the Pro Bowl in 2015

The Cincinnati Bengals have a whole roster filled with players that have been to multiple Pro Bowls. Some of the more obvious names include, Andy Dalton (two), A.J. Green (four), Andrew Whitworth (one) and Geno Atkins (three). However, there are some names on their roster that could put up good enough numbers to steal the show this year. Among the three names on this list, they have...
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July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals looking to resurrect 'Fisher-Price' pass rush

After a league-worst 20 sacks in 2014, the Bengals are looking to go back to their roots.Five years after the original formation of Mike Zimmer's 'Fisher-Price' package, the trio of Carlos Dunlap, Geno Atkins, and Michael Johnson are amped for a reunion.The threesome combined for 63 sacks from 2010 to 2012, 52 percent of the team's output. With Johnson back after a disappointing...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Bold Predictions for the Bengals Defense

The Cincinnati Bengals come into the 2015 Season with a chip on their shoulder that just keeps growing and growing. Sure fans will admit that the Bengals are a good football team. Sure they will compete at a high level in the AFC North. Sure they can make the playoffs. But, they don’t have what it takes to make a run. They don’t have much to say back after that besides….watch...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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