Geno Atkins, the reputed defense of Cincinnati Bengals, is certainly an important and dominant defensive player of the side who has shown lot of promise in all matches during the last two concluding seasons. However, during this season the greatest defense of Cincinnati Bengals suffered massive injury during the match against Miami Dolphins, where they lost the game by 22-20 overtime loss.
The injury for Geno Atkins has turned out to be a major concern for the team and critics are also apprehensive of his return for the remaining matches of the championship. This would also trigger massive reshuffling in the betting quarters of NFL. The championship triggers high enthusiasm among fans across the world and even turns out to be a favorite for bettors who try to change their luck throughout the season. Players even take the opportunity to resort in shopping for NFL luggage and select extensive protective gears to act prudently on the field.
In the last match against Miami Dolphins on Thursday night, Atkins left the field with injury on his right knee. According to Michael Silver, a columnist for NFL media reported that there are signs of tear in right ACL of Atkins, However, a further medical examination would reveal the nature of injury.
Thursday’s match witnessed Atkins lying on the ground for extended period after injury. His teammates helped in off the ground. The player was even escorted to the locker room on a cart.
According to an insider, Atkins would undergo an MRI scan on Friday that would confirm the grievous nature of the injury. Sources from the team also mentioned that there is no dearth of great defensive player in the team. However, Atkins is definitely not comparable to them.
In another match, Bengals suffered another setback when Giovani Benard was injured during the fourth quarter. He did not resume the match, although he was seen to join the sidelines.