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Geno Atkins responds to contract extension

Two-time Pro Bowler and one-time First-team All Pro Geno Atkins responds to reports that he signed a five-year deal.

Thomas B. Shea

Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins signed the second-most lucrative contract for a defensive tackle when reports surfaced that he has signed a five-year extension worth $55 million. There's a lot of details in there, but the main point that really matters for fans is that he'll be in a Bengals uniform for several more years.

Atkins tweeted Monday morning.

Now as they say, let's celebrate labor day by laboring. The Bengals had a team photo Monday morning and will practice from 2-3:30 p.m.