Pro Football Talk "Former Steelers safety Ryan Clark had to sit out a couple of games in Denver during his career due to the impact that playing in thin air had on his health. Clark carries the sickle cell trait, a genetic abnormality affecting red blood cells, and had to have his spleen and gall bladder removed..." December 25
Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy is not expected to play today vs Atlanta due to a hand injury, per sources.
Pro Football Talk "Geno Atkins gave the Bengals a scare Sunday when team trainers had to attend to Atkins on the field. The team says it was just a scare; Atkins had the wind knocked out of him, and that’s why he didn’t roll off the pile of very large people at the same time everyone else did." September 20
Cincinnati Enquirer "The Pro Bowl added another Bengals player, but the representative may come as a surprise. Defensive tackle Geno Atkins was named to the postseason all-star game in Arizona as a third alternate on Friday when Detroit's Ndamukong Suh pulled out due to injury. Atkins becomes the third member of..." January 16
SB Nation "The Cincinnati Bengals got bounced from the playoffs on Sunday in a 26-10 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, and the lack of a pass rush was a major reason why. Cincinnati allowed Andrew Luck to throw for 376 yards, sacking the quarterback just once. In the aftermath, Bengals defensive coordinator..." January 06
CBS Sports "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." July 30
Fox Sports Ohio "The brutality to football is an accepted fact. That acceptance doesn't make its reality easy. The Bengals lost All-Pro defensive tackle Geno Atkins Thursday night to a torn right anterior cruciate ligament during the second quarter of their 22-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium...." November 02
THIS JUST IN: Bengals All-Pro DT Geno Atkins tore his ACL vs. Dolphins, will have MRI Friday to confirm. (ESPN & Media reports)
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#Bengals DT Geno Atkins leaving field on cart.
Cincinnati Enquirer "An underlying theme throughout training camp and the preseason has been if the Bengals would be able to agree to an extension with Geno Atkins. With the regular season set to begin on Sunday in Chicago both sides have agreed to a deal according to a league source. The five year $55 million deal..." September 02