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Desperado82


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:00 am    Post subject: Bengals & DT Geno Atkins agree to 5 yr, $55M deal Reply with quote

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Bengals DT Geno Atkins and Cincinnati agreed to a five-year, $55 million extension, per ESPn source.


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Geno Atkins was scheduled to earn $1.4 million in last year of rookie contract; now will earn $22 million in next six months.


Great job by the Bengals locking up one of their best defensive players.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes!!!!!! He is the best at his position, this is really a testiment to how far this team has come. The bengals of old would have never gotten a superstar to sign a long term deal
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well deserved and smart by the Bengals to lock him up.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great deal Cincy!
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Not the lifetime contract I wanted but it'll do...




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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good deal for Cincy - I thought it would take more than Ngata got to lock him up, but the lower franchise tag number for DTs obviously worked in their favor.

Played just down the road and we drafted Corey Peters ahead of him Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

DrawABlank wrote:
Good deal for Cincy - I thought it would take more than Ngata got to lock him up, but the lower franchise tag number for DTs obviously worked in their favor.

Played just down the road and we drafted Corey Peters ahead of him Crying or Very sad


Bengals lucked out because he was a 4th round pick. The jump from $1.4m to $22m is tough to turn down. Got Geno and Dunlap locked up, I'm a very happy man.

Now on to AJ Green and Dalton...
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Damn Geno!!! Should've moved to the NFC next year. Wink


Good job Cincy
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Damn, that's a great deal.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well earned raise and nice to see Mike Brown step up and pay the man. He should be worth every penny. The bengals have done a fantastic job the last few years of bringing in young, very good talent. I really like what I see from them in the future. I just wish it was possible to know if Andy Dalton is really the answer at quarterback.
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Forge wrote:
Well earned raise and nice to see Mike Brown step up and pay the man. He should be worth every penny. The bengals have done a fantastic job the last few years of bringing in young, very good talent. I really like what I see from them in the future. I just wish it was possible to know if Andy Dalton is really the answer at quarterback.


Brown has actually been pretty good about paying his own. Just doesn't want to spend on FAs. Carson, Chad, Whitworth, Hall, Peko, Willie Anderson, Levi Jones, etc... all got extensions.

Only guys that left were JJoe, Housh and Steinbach. When you look at them though, JJoe and Housh said they got good offers from the Bengals, just wanted to play elsewhere. Steinbach got overpaid plus the Bengals spent the money on both tackles instead...
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good deal. I hope the Lions are able to get Suh locked up for less than this
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Is it just me or does that seem like a fantastic deal for IMO the best DT in the league? The Bengals did pretty well on this, Geno still gets paid too.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Maybe he can afford someone to teach him not to walk like a duck anymore.

Great deal for both sides, the Bengals d-line is young and is locked up for years to come [other than Michael Johnson], should be on top of their division for years to come with all that young talent that they have.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 11:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

He was a rather uninspiring prospect coming out of Georgia. Seemed like your average 3rd round DT. What has he done to separate himself from the usual 3rd round DTs?
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