Report: Geno Atkins, Cincinnati Bengals working on long-term contract

Report: Atkins, Bengals working on long-term contract
© AP Photos
Reports claim that the Cincinnati Bengals have been discussing a long-term contract with defensive tackle Geno Atkins in recent weeks.

The Cincinnati Bengals have opened talks with Geno Atkins over a long-term contract according to an ESPN report.

The defensive tackle, who is heading into the final year of his rookie contract, has reached the Pro Bowl twice during his first two seasons in the NFL.

The report claims that the AFC North side have been discussing a deal with the 25-year-old for weeks.

Atkins made 12.5 sacks for the Bengals during the 2012 season.

Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins rests during the NFL football team's mandatory mini-camp on June 13, 2013
Read Next:
Atkins: 'I want to be a leader'
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole