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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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Vikings-Eagles Week 16 game flexed

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Week 16 Vikings-Eagles game has been flexed to the Sunday-night prime-time slot.

Steelers return two picks for TDs in win over Bengals

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Troy Polamalu and LaMarr Woodley returned interceptions by Carson Palmer for Pittsburgh's only touchdowns and the Steelers sent Cincinnati to a franchise record-tying 10th consecutive defeat, winning 23-7 on Sunday.

Bengals have broad range of roster issues to address

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
The Bengals had a clear primary need entering last offseason: bolstering their pass-catching corps for QB Carson Palmer. This offseason, they have a plethora of areas that might have to be addressed.  

Bengals place CB Murray on I.R.

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Rico Murray on injured reserve because of an ankle injury suffered in Wednesday's practice. They signed FB Chris Pressley from the practice squad to take Murray's spot.

Bengals put CB Ghee on I.R., promote LB Rey

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Bengals promoted rookie LB Vincent Rey from their practice squad and placed rookie CB Brandon Ghee on injured reserve.

Late TD rallies Saints over Bengals

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Drew Brees passed Archie Manning as the Saints' all-time leading passer Sunday, then rallied New Orleans to its fifth straight win, 34-30 over the Cincinnati Bengals

Bengals LB Jones has uncertain future after 2010

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Playing in the final year of his contract, Bengals MLB Dhani Jones doesn't expect to know his future until the labor uncertainty is resolved, his agent says, according to AFC North Whispers.

OT Collins among Bengals reserves who could get longer look

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Some of the intrigue surrounding the Bengals in the final weeks concerns backups who could get a longer look as the season winds to a close.

Bengals make DE switch

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
DE Victor Adeyanju, who has spent time Bengals' roster this season, was re-signed by the team on Thursday when DE Antwan Odom was placed on injured reserve

2-9 Bengals fail to sell out Paul Brown Stadium

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals-Saints game in Cincinnati will be blacked out on local television because the game is not a sellout.

Bengals sign PK Stitser, cut Pettrey

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 3 a.m. ET
The Bengals have made another change at placekicker, waiving Aaron Pettrey and signing rookie Clint Stitser.

Wade, Nelson get extended looks from Bengals

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
If nothing else, injuries in the secondary give the Bengals a chance to evaluate some different players, though the circumstances are certainly less than ideal.   

2011 AFC North free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ noon ET
The Ravens will do whatever it takes to re-sign DT Haloti Ngata, even if it means slapping the franchise tag on him. Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC North players likely to become free agents in March.

Jets beat Bengals 26-10 with big plays

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Brad Smith's two long touchdown plays have lifted the New York Jets past the Cincinnati Bengals, 26-10 Thursday night to keep the Jets tied atop the AFC East.

Palmer a game-time decision for Bengals

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bengals will make a game-time decision on QB Carson Palmer's availability for their Thursday-night game against the Jets.

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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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