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Geno Atkins contract extension a priority for Bengals

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03:02 PM ET 05.26 | Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins has quickly become one of the league's best players at his position, and the team has taken notice. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Bengals will attempt to sign Atkins to a contract extension before the start of the season. Atkins is entering the final season of his rookie contract, Atkins has been named to the All-Pro team twice in his young career and should demand a hefty contract from the Bengals.

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May 29, 2013  08:26 AM ET

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