Cincinnati Bengals’ longtime standout defensive tackle Geno Atkins is reportedly frustrated by his role with the team. That is important for two reasons: The NFL trade deadline is two weeks away and if the Bengals and Atkins get to the point where a trade is likely, the Raiders would be one of the most plausible trade partners. Atkins played for Las Vegas defensive coordinator Paul Guenther from 2014-17 when Guenther was the Bengals’ defensive coordinator.
For the year, Cincinnati’s first pick in the second round of the 2020 NFL draft now has 22 catches for 339 yards. This after being held without a catch in the opening game of the season. Yeah, that’s what I expect every week,” Higgins said after the game.
Caption Close Former Washington Huskies star wide receiver John Ross has requested a trade from the Cincinnati Bengals, according to a report Tuesday from the NFL Network. Ross, 24, has been frustrated with his lack of playing time and would like a fresh start, per NFL Network insider Mike Garafolo. After playing 57 snaps in the Bengals’ season opener, Ross played just 28 in Week 2 before being inactive Weeks 3-5.