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Geno Atkins selected for the Pro Bowl

This is Atkins' third selection (FOX19 NOW File Photo) This is Atkins' third selection (FOX19 NOW File Photo)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Bengals defensive tackle Geno Atkins was named to the NFL Pro Bowl Friday.

This will be Atkins' third selection to the Pro Bowl game.  He was voted in for the 2011 and 2012 seasons.

Atkins was a third alternate in the Pro Bowl Voting.  He replaces Detroit's defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who is unable to participate due to an injury. 

This past season, Atkins started every game and totaled 34 tackles, 3.0 sacks (second on team), eight tackles-for-loss (ranked second) and had seven QB hits (third).

Atkins will join A.J. Green and punter Kevin Huber who were voted in directly. 

The Pro Bowl will be played on Sun., Jan 25. at 8 p.m. at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.  The game will be nationally televised on ESPN.

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