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Sport Bengals’ Geno Atkins frustrated with role

07:25  21 october  2020
07:25  21 october  2020 Source:   profootballrumors.com

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Entering 2020, Bengals are 8-6 when Atkins records more than one sack. Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in fourth round of 2010 NFL Draft Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins announces the selection of NC State linebacker Germaine Pratt at No. 72 in the 2019 NFL Draft.

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a close up of Geno Atkins with a baseball glove: Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins is frustrated, and the team's 1-4-1 start isn't helping. © Joe Maiorana-USA TODAY Sports Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins is frustrated, and the team's 1-4-1 start isn't helping.

Geno Atkins and Carlos Dunlap are frustrated with their roles, according to sources who spoke with Tyler Dragon of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Once pillars of the Bengals’ defensive line, both players have been effectively relegated to third-down roles this year.

The Bengals started Xavier Williams and defensive end Amani Bledsoe over both veterans in the team’s Week 6 loss to the Colts. Atkins saw just 18 snaps, while Dunlap was in for 28 defensive plays. Atkins, who is coming off of his eighth-career Pro Bowl nod, is understandably miffed. Dunlap – with two Pro Bowl selections to his credit – has been vocal about his feelings for the last few weeks.

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Bengals ' Atkins to make season debut Sunday. The Bengals defense will get a boost against the Ravens on Sunday when DT Geno Atkins makes his season debut. Here's more on Cincinnati Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap voicing his frustrations about a role change before Sunday's game at

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With just a couple of weeks to go before the trade deadline, it’s a situation to monitor. The Bengals are reluctant to move their one-time defensive stars, sources tell Dragon, but that could change quickly. If they don’t trade either player by Nov. 3, the Bengals could move to release them in the offseason. Dropping Atkins would save the team $9.6M, while a Dunlap release would put $11.25M back on the books.

The Bengals – who are now 1-4-1 after dropping two straight – will look to get back in the win column on Sunday against the Browns.

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Atkins has been ruled out for Sunday’s home opener after missing the entire week of practice with a shoulder injury. Atkins has played in 96 straight games for the Bengals and he’s been one of their best players for that entire run, so it will be a noticeable absence on the Cincinnati defense.

Bengals ' Geno Atkins : Gets in limited session Wednesday. Bengals ' Geno Atkins : Chance at Week 3 return. by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire. The veteran defensive tackle is locked in for his usual key role along Cincinnati's defensive front.

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