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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

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WR Simpson sentenced to 15 days in jail

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bengals free-agent WR Jerome Simpson was sentenced to 15 days in jail and three years' probation on drug-related charges, according to The Associated Press.

Cincinnati Bengals

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
Here are the Cincinnati Bengals top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

AFC North draft needs

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
No AFC North club has more pressing draft needs than the Browns, whose offense lags behind the rest of the division. As a result, Cleveland could grab rising QB Ryan Tannehill.  

Bengals collecting No. 1 picks

Posted April 01, 2012 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals currently have 12 first-round picks on their roster, and that number is likely to grow.

Report: Bengals have most cap space

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Despite a rash of free-agent signings, Cincinnati has the most available room under the salary cap, according to a report by Pro Football Talk.

Bengals re-sign OLB Lawson

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bengals have kept one of their top defenders, re-signing OLB Manny Lawson on Wednesday. Terms and conditions of the deal were not announced.

Bengals haven't ruled out re-signing Simpson

Posted March 27, 2012 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis told reporters on Tuesday that the team would consider re-signing UFA WR Jerome Simpson.

Once again, Bengals fairly active in free agency

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
As they did last offseason, the Bengals have been able to address multiple needs after the opening of the free-agent market.

Report: Bengals re-sign DT Sims

Posted March 24, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals have re-signed free-agent DT Pat Sims, according to Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals add depth with four signings

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Bengals have brought back CB Adam Jones and OT Anthony Collins, while also signing free-agent DEs Derrick Harvey and Jamaal Anderson.

Bengals add RB Green-Ellis

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Bengals have added a new piece to their offense, agreeing on Wednesday to a three-year deal with RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis.

Broncos add WR Caldwell

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Needing targets for new QB Peyton Manning, the Broncos have signed former Bengals free-agent WR Andre Caldwell to a two-year deal.

Reports: Bengals agree with S Nelson

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
The Bengals have reached an agreement to re-sign UFA FS Reggie Nelson, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday.

Reports: Bengals agree with CB Allen

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Bengals have agreed to a contract with Texans UFA CB Jason Allen, multiple media outlets have reported.

Bengals sign OG Wharton

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Bengals have finally made a move in free agency, signing former Panthers OG Travelle Wharton.

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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