Geno Atkins Out for the Year with ACL Tear

Sep 16, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins (97) arrives prior to the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis just confirmed the news no one wanted to hear, but was expecting to drop at any second. Geno Atkins is out for the year with a torn ACL suffered in the second quarter of last night’a overtime loss to the Miami Dolphins.

He had already accumulated 5 sacks int he first eight full games of play, and saying that the Bengals defense has suffered a huge injury is a gross understatement. Atkins was injured in the second quarter of Thursday Night’s game.



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