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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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Howard: Bengals 'just scratching the surface'

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Bengals OLB Thomas Howard told PFW the team is "just scratching the surface" of its potential.

Bengals WR Simpson pleads not guilty

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Bengals WR Jerome Simpson pleaded not guilty to marijuana trafficking on Monday in Kenton County Circuit Court in Covington, Ky.

NFL commissioner Goodell speaks out on ticket sales

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Amidst growing television revenues, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell worries about shrinking attendance figures in the future.

Former Bengals QB Cook passes away

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Former Bengals QB Greg Cook passed away on Thursday night at the age of 65, the team announced. A statement said that Cook was suffering fron an illness.

Bengals' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have some questions about the Bengals, including whether they can give WR A.J. Green more support.

A day too cold for football

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, the Chargers, the league's most potent offense, were chilled by record-low football temperatures and an outstanding Bengals team.

Bengals have a big need at wideout

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
With Jerome Simpson's NFL future in question after his Jan. 19 indictment on marijuana trafficking charges, the Bengals' need to add to their WR corps becomes all the more clear.

Bengals will stay home for camp

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced on Friday that they will be moving their training camp this summer from the campus of Georgetown (Ky.) College to Paul Brown Stadium.

Bengals WR Simpson indicted on drug charges

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Months after his home was raided by police, Bengals WR Jerome Simpson has been indicted on drug charges.

Bengals' CB Jones pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

Miami to interview Broncos' McCoy for head-coaching spot

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Dolphins were hardly oblivious to Tebow Mania. They reportedly will interview his offensive coordinator, Mike McCoy, on Monday.

Continuity should benefit Bengals' offense

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The return of coordinator Jay Gruden should be a positive for the Bengals' offense, which has upside to improve in 2012.

Zimmer, Chudzinski to interview with Buccaneers

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers received permission to interview Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, according to multiple reports.

Report: Bengals sign OC Gruden to three-year extension

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Two days after commiting to staying in Cincinnati, offensive coordinator Jay Gruden reportedly signed a three-year contract extension.

Gruden staying with Bengals

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden will stay in Cincinnati, despite being a potential candidate for head-coaching vacancies in St. Louis and Jacksonville.

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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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