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Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:23:06 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) is progressing in his recovery from a knee injury, and has not suffered any setbacks. It is believed that Atkins commitment to working out may help him avoid the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 19:01:29 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DT Brandon Thompson could line up as a starter during training camp if DT Geno Atkins (knee) is not ready to participate.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 19:40:22 -0800
It remains uncertain at this point whether Cincinnati Bengals DE Geno Atkins (knee) will be able to return in time for training camp, or if he'll need to start the 2014 season on the Physically-Unable-to-Perform (PUP) list. He suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament on Oct. 31.
Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:16:02 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DE Brandon Thompson has moved up the depth chart into the spot that DE Geno Atkins (knee) played before he suffered a season ending knee injury. DT Devon Still is still listed as the backup.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 08:42:28 -0800
The Cincinnati Bengals signed DT Christo Bilukidi (Raiders) to the active roster and LB Bruce Taylor (Cardinals) to the practice squad. DT Geno Atkins (knee) was placed on Injured Reserve.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:59:33 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) was officially diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee, and he'll miss the rest of the season.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 09:17:42 -0700
Updating a previous item, Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) is dealing with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, according to a team source. Atkins will have an MRI Friday, Nov. 1, to confirm the injury. DE Brandon Thompson will likely be asked to fill the shoes of Atkins if he's out for the year. Atkins was using crutches after the game Thursday, Oct. 31.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 21:01:37 -0700
The early indications are that Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during the team's Week 9 game.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:33:22 -0700
Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) suffered a right knee injury during the team's Week 9 game.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:28:17 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (undisclosed) was carted off the field after suffering an undisclosed injury during the team's Week 9 game.
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 06:56:09 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals signed DT Geno Atkins to a five-year, $55 million extension with $35 million guaranteed. He'll earn $22 million in the first six months of the deal.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:47:38 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Cincinnati Bengals have been talking with DT Geno Atkins about a possible contract extension but no deal is imminent at this point.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 16:55:05 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals are making a push to sign DT Geno Atkins to a long-term deal.
Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:18:30 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals may not be willing to sign DT Geno Atkins to a contract extension at this point because he could ask for around $12 million per season in his next contract. The team could place the franchise tag on Atkins when he becomes a free agent because the tender likely would be less than his asking price.
Mon, 27 May 2013 14:39:35 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals are expected to look to sign DT Geno Atkins to a contract extension at some point this offseason.
Thu, 31 Jan 2013 12:09:54 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins will have his 2013 base salary increase from $630,000 to $1.423 million because of incentives in his contract.
Fri, 25 Jan 2013 10:34:15 -0800
Pat Dye, agent for Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins, said he had a casual conversation with members of the Bengals about a possible contract extension for Atkins. Atkins is scheduled to become a free agent after next season.
Thu, 27 Dec 2012 08:57:51 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 16.
Mon, 26 Nov 2012 07:23:05 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins set a single-season franchise record for sacks by an interior lineman with his ninth sack.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012 20:00:52 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals defense recorded six sacks for the second consecutive game in Week 4 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. LB Vontaze Burfict recorded his first NFL sack, and DL Geno Atkins led the team with two sacks in the victory.
Sun, 22 Jan 2012 20:56:31 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DL Geno Atkins and TE Jermaine Gresham have been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski and DL Vince Wilfork, as that duo is headed for Super Bowl XLVI.
Fri, 06 Jan 2012 11:23:03 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DL Geno Atkins (Achilles'), C Kyle Cook (foot), S Chris Crocker (knee), DL Jonathan Fanene (undisclosed) and DL Frostee Rucker (shoulder) practiced in full Friday, Jan. 6, and are probable for the team's Wild Card playoff game Saturday, Jan. 7.
Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:42:11 -0800
Cincinnati Bengals DE Frostee Rucker (shoulder) and DT Geno Atkins (Achilles') were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 5.
Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:24:26 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins will start at defensive tackle in the first preseason Friday, Aug. 12, in place of DT Tank Johnson (undisclosed).
Sat, 06 Nov 2010 09:26:20 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said he hopes to see more progress from DL Carlos Dunlap and Geno Atkins in Week 9 because of the injuries to some of the team's defensive linemen, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 16:24:16 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals DTs Geno Atkins (knee) and Jonathan Fanene (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 10, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer. They are listed as probable for Week 1 and are expected to play.
Thu, 09 Sep 2010 12:57:21 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins (knee) and DT Jonathan Fanene (hamstring) returned to practice Thursday, Sept. 9, after being limited the day before. Both took part in full workouts.
Wed, 08 Sep 2010 13:59:23 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals WR Andre Caldwell (groin), DT Geno Atkins (knee) and DT Jonathan Fanene (hamstring) were limited during workouts Wednesday, Sept. 8.
Fri, 23 Jul 2010 08:43:06 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals likely will use DE Carlos Dunlap and DT Geno Atkins primarily in third-down situations this season, according to Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.
Fri, 16 Jul 2010 06:51:18 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms with fourth-round draft choice DL Geno Atkins on a four-year deal, a source told Aaron Wilson, of NationalFootballPost.com. The deal includes a signing bonus a bit over $472,000, but the other financial terms were not disclosed.
Mon, 03 May 2010 11:40:58 -0700
Cincinnati Bengals DT Geno Atkins has sickle cell trait but said it does not affect him much as long as he keeps himself in great shape, reports The Associated Press' Joe Kay. "I don't really feel it. That's why I try to be in the best shape I can, so it doesn't affect me too much," Atkins said. The team was aware of the condition when the drafted Atkins.
Sun, 28 Feb 2010 21:12:09 -0800
Georgia DT Geno Atkins said he measured in at the NFL Scouting Combine with a height of 6-foot-1, 293 pounds.
Tue, 02 Feb 2010 20:00:01 -0800
NFLCombine.net reports University of Georgia DT Geno Atkins, LB Rennie Curran, SS Reshad Jones and DT Jeff Owens have been invited to participate in the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine Feb. 24 to March 2.
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 19:26:47 -0800
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports University of Georgia DT Geno Atkins has been invited to participate at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 19:26:19 -0800
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports University of Georgia DT Geno Atkins has talked with the Atlanta Falcons, Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars.
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 19:20:06 -0800
D. Orlando Ledbetter, of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, reports University of Georgia DT Geno Atkins has been impressive during Senior Bowl practices. NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said, "He's disruptive and gets up the field. He's a one-gap kid. He's got a great motor." Atkins performed well in one-on-one pass-rushing drills.