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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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Draft Dose: Who needs a wide receiver?

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a player like A.J. Green or Julio Jones? For one, Browns QB Colt McCoy could use some WR help.

Idle Ochocinco tries pro soccer

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
With the players locked out of NFL training facilities, Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco began a four-day tryout Wednesday with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer.

Under siege under center

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Adding to the uncertainty due to the current lockout are the undeniably shaky QB situations facing one-third of the league's teams, including the 49ers and holdover starter Alex Smith.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Liuget, Leshoure stand out at Illinois' pro day

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
DT Corey Liuget and RB Mikel Leshoure stood out at Illinois' pro day in limited workouts. LB Martez Wilson started slowly but improved as the day went on.

Ochocinco hitting the pitch

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco has a four-day tryout set with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer starting March 22.

House of Bengals DE Odom damaged by fire

Posted March 15, 2011 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
The home of Bengals DE Antwan Odom in Mason, Ohio was heavily damaged due to a fire on Tuesday morning, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals' needs, options plenty at No. 4

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Among the onlookers at Auburn's pro day on March 15: Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, whose team holds the No. 4 overall pick and could go a variety of ways in Round One. 

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

Zbikowski, Ochocinco want to box each other

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
A war of words on social media may have sparked a fight between Ravens FS Tom Zbikowski and Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco.

Urban sees Bengals' WRs as 'promising group'

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
New Bengals WR coach James Urban, who coached the Eagles' quarterbacks the last two seasons, sees Cincinnati's wide receivers as a "promising group," he recently told PFW.

AFC North free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC North.

Palmer still has no plans to play in Cincinnati

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
In case he has yet to make it clear, Carson Palmer has told a confidant that he "will never set foot in Paul Brown Stadium again," according to WCPO-TV in Cincinnati.

Bengals could draft QB in first round

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Bengals are evaluating players at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis under the premise that QB Carson Palmer will not return, making it a possibility they spend their fourth overall pick on a signalcaller.

Bengals CB Jones sentenced to probation

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones has been punished for his role in a 2007 strip club shooting in Las Vegas that left a club employee paralyzed.

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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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