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Geno Atkins

28-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Cincinnati Bengals

2016 Defensive Stats

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20

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4.5

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Atkins continues to be one of the most dominant defensive lineman in the league year in and year out. Last season, the seven-year veteran racked up 42 tackles, including 11 sacks, and a forced fumble....

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2016 ADP:  186.99

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  9

HT: 6' 1"   WT: 300   DOB: 3/28/1988  College: Georgia  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Geno Atkins Contract Information:

Signed a five-year extension with the Bengals worth $55 million in September of 2013.

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Atkins posted 1.5 sacks against the Dolphins in Week 4.

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Geno Atkins NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2009 21 CFB 12 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 22 CIN 16 16 10 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 23 CIN 16 47 26 21 7.5 3 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0
2012 24 CIN 16 54 39 15 12.5 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 CIN 9 20 9 11 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 CIN 16 34 20 14 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 27 CIN 16 42 31 11 11 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016 28 CIN 12 20 13 7 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Geno Atkins – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

602

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Geno Atkins was on the field for 602 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

2

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Geno Atkins was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 740 6
2015 788 6
2016 602 2
Geno Atkins 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @NYJ 52 0 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Pit 51 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Den 43 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Mia 39 0 2 1 1 1.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @Dal 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @NE 49 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Cle 48 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Was 79 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 BYE Bye Week
10 @NYG 55 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Buf 45 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Bal 48 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Phi 54 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Cle
15 Pit
16 @Hou
17 Bal

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Geno Atkins
As Compared To Other Defensive Tackles
Height:   6' 1"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   300 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.75 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.43 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   7.33 sec
GOOD
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   33 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   117 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   34 reps
GREAT
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Geno Atkins: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Atkins had a sack in the Bengals' first-round playoff loss to the Steelers, capping off a big rebound season.

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Atkins had a sack that also forced a fumble in Sunday's win over the Raiders.

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Atkins was a rare bright spot in Monday's preseason debacle against the Bucs, recording a sack and four pressures in 24 snaps.

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Atkins has been diagnosed with a slight hyperextension of his right knee, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

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Atkins left Thursday's game against the Browns with an injury to his surgically-repaired right knee, according to CBS Sports' Tracy Wolfson.

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Atkins (foot) is active for Sunday's game against the Falcons, Coley Harvey of ESPN.com reports.

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Atkins (feet) practiced fully Friday and is probable for Week 2.

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Atkins (feet) practiced in a limited fashion Thursday, ESPN.com reports.

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Atkins (feet) sat out Wednesday's practice, the Bengals' official site reports.

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Geno Atkins, who left Sunday's game against the Ravens on a cart, was likely just fatigued, the Cincinnati Enquirer's Paul Dehner reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2014

An Oct. 31 knee injury is the only concern for Atkins' IDP stock. As of press time, Atkins was expected to participate in some portion of training camp, with Week 1 feeling like a relative certainty for him in the meantime. As long as he's healthy, Atkins is the most disruptive defensive tackle in the league, perhaps even the best defensive tackle by any metric. He possesses unmatched lower-body explosiveness and establishes leverage over the majority of those who attempt to block him, allowing him to split double-teams and close the deal by wrapping up ballcarriers. His tackle totals are modest, but Atkins has 26 sacks in his last 41 games, even with the bullseye on him.

2013

Atkins is perhaps the top 4-3 tackle in the league, and his pass-rushing skills warrant a rankings boost in leagues that give big points to sacks or don’t emphasize the tackle category. But teams tend to avoid Atkins in the running game, so his 54 tackles from 2012 might be a best-case scenario, particularly given that he had just 47 the year before. Atkins should in any case continue to be a double-digit sack threat after posting 12.5 in 2012. Atkins is so explosive and plays with such good leverage that even double-teams aren't necessarily effective on him.

2012

Atkins does not post high tackle totals (just 47 total, 26 solo, in 2011), and that figures to get no better in 2012 – Atkins broke out big time as a disruptor last year and will be the top concern of opposing offensive lines. He totaled 7.5 sacks in 2011, his first as a starter, and 13 of his tackles went for a loss. Atkins is explosive, strong and plays with great leverage, making him one of the league's biggest threats to collapse or break into the pocket. Give him a boost in leagues that reward extra for tackles for “stuffs”, i.e., tackles for a loss.