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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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Bengals would be foolish not to trade Palmer

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
The Bengals have a chance to start building for the future now, but to begin the process, they must come to grips with trading Carson Palmer.

More coaching additions for Bengals

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's former position coach takes a new job with the Bengals.

AFC North 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
Troy Polamalu was a big-play maker for the Steelers' No. 2-ranked defense, and his strong play helped Pittsburgh reach the Super Bowl for the third time in six years.

Falcons add Bratkowski to staff

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
The Falcons hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski to be the team's new quarterbacks coach, replacing Bill Musgrave.

Reports: Jaguars to hire Sheppard as QB coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will hire Bengals WR coach Mike Sheppard as their QB coach, the NFL Network, The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Florida Times-Union reported Saturday.      

Bengals sign CB Pender

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Former Colts CB David Pender has been signed by the Bengals.

Report: Cards hire Cioffi as assistant DB coach

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have hired former Bengals assistant Louie Cioffi as an assistant secondary coach, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals hire Jay Gruden as offensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Bengals have hired Jay Gruden as the team's new offensive coordinator. Gruden replaces Bob Bratkowski, who was fired on Monday.

Bengals fire offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Bengals have fired offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski, who had been in that position since 2001.

Bigger role for Dunlap comes with greater expectations

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap is in line for a bigger role next season, and DL coach Jay Hayes wants to see how he'll handle the increased responsibility.

Bills', Bengals' staffs get early edge

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Chan Gailey and Marvin Lewis and their staffs might have a lot more work to do this week than some of the other NFL teams, but they also get a head start on scouting the best seniors.

Bengals owner Brown says Palmer trade not happening

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Bengals owner Mike Brown says he's not willing to trade QB Carson Palmer despite a report that Palmer may retire if he's not dealt.

Report: Palmer wants out of Cincinnati

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
QB Carson Palmer will demand a trade from the Bengals, and is willing to "play the retirement card," according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

Could Ochocinco land in Oakland?

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
A reunion in Oakland between Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco and new Raiders head coach Hue Jackson isn't far-fetched, according to AFC West Whispers.

Bengals' offensive philosophy among issues to watch

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
The direction and composition of the Bengals' offense are questions that have yet to be answered.

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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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