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Robert Geathers

Robert Geathers - #91 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 280 lbs.
Birthday 08/11/1983
Birthplace Georgetown, SC
College Georgia
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 4th round, 21st pick by Bengals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Bengals can work Still in slowly

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
The Bengals added more youth and talent to a good defensive line with the selection of Penn State's Devon Still.

Zeitler pick a sensible, unique one for Bengals

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 2:25 a.m. ET
The selection of Wisconsin OG Kevin Zeitler capped a solid first day of the draft for the Bengals, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Bengals add youth, talent to CB corps

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The more capable CBs a team can have, the better, so Cincinnati's decision to draft Alabama’s Dre Kirkpatrick No. 17 overall makes sense.

Bengals LB Maualuga settles assault case

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
A judge dismissed an assault charge against Bengals LB Rey Maualuga on Thursday after learning the dispute was settled in mediation.

Ex-NFL LB Webster guilty of sex crimes

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
A former NFL player has been found guilty of having sex with the underage daughter of a former Bengals assistant coach.

PK Nugent re-signs with Bengals

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Bengals PK Mike Nugent has signed his franchise tender with the team, keeping him on the roster for the 2012 season.

Report: Vikings agree to terms with WR Simpson

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Vikings agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Bengals WR Jerome Simpson, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported.

Report: WR Simpson faces three-game suspension

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
The NFL will suspend former Bengals WR Jerome Simpson for three games, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Change coming at guard for Bengals

Posted April 18, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals will have at least one new full-time starter at guard, and perhaps two.

Bengals re-sign two special-teams standouts

Posted April 16, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced they have re-signed LS Clark Harris and S Jeromy Miles.

Bengals re-sign LB Skuta, TE Lee

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed restricted free-agent LB Dan Skuta and unrestricted free-agent TE Donald Lee on Friday.

Giants acquire LB Rivers

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Giants traded a fifth-round pick to the Bengals for LB Keith Rivers, the teams confirmed on Thursday.

Report: Bengals agree to terms with CB Newman

Posted April 11, 2012 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
The Bengals have agreed to terms with former Cowboys CB Terence Newman, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Report: Bengals reach agreement with ex-Rams OG Bell

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
Cincinnati has come to an agreement with ex-Rams free-agent OG Jacob Bell on a one-year contract, Pro Football Talk reports.

Bengals release S Crocker

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Bengals have released S Chris Crocker, who started all 16 regular-season games for the team last season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The Bengals signed Geathers to a contract extension.||||||| Geathers has spent all of his nine seasons in Cincinnati, making him the longest-tenured Bengal. He had 3 1/2 sacks.
Posted Nov. 24, 2008
The Bengals placed Geathers on injured reserve Monday with a knee injury.||||||| Geathers had recorded 38 total tackles and 2.5 sacks in 11 starts with the Bengals before suffering the injury.
Posted Jan. 11, 2007
Geathers, a fourth-round draft pick from Georgia in 2004, signed a six-year extension Thursday that will pay him $14 million next season in various bonuses and salary, making him one of the team's top-paid players. He can earn $32.5 million in salary and bonuses over the six-year deal. His 10.5 sacks were the most by a Bengals player since Eddie Edwards had 13 sacks in 1983.||||||| Now that Geathers is signed, the Bengals have to decide what to do with defensive end Justin Smith, who is a free agent. Smith has led the line in tackles in each of the last five seasons, and finished second to Geathers with 7.5 sacks last season.
Posted Sept. 14, 2006
The NFL said on Wednesday it wouldn't discipline Geathers for his hit on Kansas City quarterback Trent Green during Cincinnati's 23-10 victory on Sunday. Geathers' shoulder collided with Green's helmet, causing the quarterback's head to snap against the turf. He'll miss at least the next couple of weeks. The NFL said the injury was not a foul.||||||| Geathers, who lost his starting spot, but remains a pass-rushing threat, wanted to handle the situation professionally. His teammates backed him up, saying he was not a dirty player. The Bengals play Cleveland this Sunday, with Geathers expected to resume his pass-rushing role.

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