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Bengals DT Geno Atkins is "fine" after being carted off the field

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Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins was carted off the field after the game. It's possible that its nothing more than dehydration, and it appears that it was nothing serious.

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Because the attention was focused so much on how we got there, and CBS' belief that we MUST watch the conclusion of the Philadelphia Eagles win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, what was missed was the Cincinnati Bengals potentially losing defensive tackle Geno Atkins... again. Reports surfaced after the game that Atkins was carted off the field.

Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis wasn't sure either, suggesting that it might have just been an issue of dehydration.

Atkins was seen walking around the lockerroom without any issues. He also told beat writers that he was fine.

And this from Mike "Sources" Florio:

The win over Baltimore was already costly with Tyler Eifert (elbow) and Vontaze Burfict (concussion) leaving the game. We didn't need Atkins to go down, while he was slowly getting stronger during the game.

We'll know more on how he feels this week, but it appears that Atkins will be fine.