CINCINNATI -- The Bengals agreed to new deals with both Carlos Dunlap and Geno Atkins on Tuesday, locking up the key components of their defensive line for the next several years. Atkins' four-year deal is worth $65.3 million with $25.5 million coming in the first year, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. He'll average $16.3 million per year, a record yearly average for a non-quarterback older than 30. Dunlap, 29, agreed to a three-year, $45 million extension, Schefter reports. That will keep him under contract through age 31. "Back to back," Dunlap wrote on social media account, tagging Atkins. Dunlap and Atkins are No. 1 and No. 2 respectively in franchise sacks, with a combined 125.5 sacks between them. The Bengals made it no secret that getting deals done with both players were important priorities in the offseason, and that was possible with almost all of the other defensive line players on rookie contracts. The one exception is ...



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