Bengals’ Geno Atkins Might Have Torn ACL

Loss of Atkins just the latest, toughest for Bengals

Source: Darin Gantt, NBC Sports Pro Football Talk

Bengals_Geno_Atkins_2013The Bengals had already endured a number of huge injuries.

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.

“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.