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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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AFC North Spin cycle: Leaders running in place

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
It was a lost week for the AFC North's top playoff contenders, but the Browns sure enjoyed themselves. 

Cowboys beat Bengals after Saturday's tragedy

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The grieving Cowboys rallied for a significant win on Sunday, beating the Bengals 20-19 on Dan Bailey's 40-yard field goal as time ran out.

Bengals place WR Sanu on I.R.

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed WR Mohamed Sanu on injured reserve and promoted RB Dan Herron off the practice squad.

Bengals' ground game packing a major punch

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
One reason the Bengals have surged back into playoff contention: their running game has taken a major step forward.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers finish with a flourish

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Don't forget about the Steelers. And don't pencil the Ravens in as AFC North champions just yet.

Bengals top Chargers for fourth-straight win

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton scrambled for a 6-yard touchdown with 4:11 left for the go-ahead score and the Bengals won their fourth straight game, 20-13 over the Chargers.

Bengals WR Sanu could be done for the year

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Bengals rookie WR Mohamed Sanu suffered a stress fracture in his foot in practice that will require surgery.

Chargers blacked out for second week in a row

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Chargers-Bengals game in San Diego will be blacked out on local television this Sunday.

AFC North Spin cycle: It's the Ravens' race to lose

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The Steelers are falling fast. The Bengals are surging. Both, however, are still well back in the Ravens' rear-view mirror.

Dalton, Bengals cruise past Raiders

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes and the Bengals beat Carson Palmer and the Raiders 34-10 on Sunday.

Rivera, Mularkey, Shurmur don't come through in clutch

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Embattled head coaches have something in common: They all make late-game situational mistakes that cost their teams.

Green catches another TD in Bengals' win over Chiefs

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw for 230 yards and accounted for three touchdowns and the Bengals beat the woeful Chiefs 28-6 on Sunday.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens inching away from pack

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Ravens took a big step toward gaining control in the AFC North by winning at Pittsburgh on Sunday night.

Bengals have had to be flexible in secondary

Posted Nov. 17, 2012 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Injuries have forced the Bengals to adjust in the secondary throughout the season. 

Key matchup: Bengals WR A.J. Green vs. Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Bengals WR A.J. Green has scored in eight consecutive games, but he has drawn a tough assignment this week.

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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