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Geno Atkins Done for Season with Torn ACL

by Trevor Uren | Posted on Friday, November 1st, 2013

Miami, FL - The Cincinnati Bengals lost to the Miami Dolphins tonight in Thursday Night Football, but their loss in the game was not their only loss on the night. Geno Atkins, the Bengals’ star defensive lineman went down with a torn ACL and will not return this season.

It gets worse: bengals source says early indications are that Geno Atkins tore his ACL. @nflnetwork@nfl@NFL_ATL

— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) November 1, 2013

Cincinnati signed Atkins to a five-year, $55 million deal this past offseason, and this is an obvious huge loss for their defense. Atkins had been having a great season, with 5.0 sacks to this point and was a major piece in the Bengals’ run defense and pass rush.  He’ll be missed as the season continues on and there is no doubt that the Bengals will have a hole in the front of their defense.

More tests will be done on Friday, but from the sound of things, he will not be returning this season.

Evan Massey is the Lead Editor for Pro Sports Extra. Follow Evan on Twitter at @Massey_Evan.


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Hello, I am Trevor Uren the founder of ProSportsExtra. I am 16 years old, have a big passion with sports. I currently play basketball for the high school I attend, L'Anse. I am a huge Detroit fan. A fan of just about anything with Detroit sports. Also I hope to someday attend Bradley University if I am to attend college.




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