Loss of Atkins just the latest, toughest for Bengals
Source: Darin Gantt, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk 
But losing one of their biggest and certainly their best defender is going to be tough to overcome.
With All-Pro defensive tackle Geno Atkins down with an apparent right ACL injury, the Bengals are short on answers on how to fill in the blanks.
Bengals DT Geno Atkins is scheduled for an MRI today to confirm a torn ACL – a massive blow to the Bengals' defense.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 1, 2013 
“It sucks because he’s one of the best,” defensive tackle Domata Peko said, via Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer. “He is a big part of our defense. You never want to see anybody go down. We’ll keep him in our prayers and Bengals Nation please keep him in your prayers also.