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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 add S Miles, release Adeyanju

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Wednesday that they have promoted S Jeromy Miles from their practice squad and waived DE Victor Adeyanju.

Palmer to start for Bengals on Thurs.

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Bengals QB Carson Palmer will start on Thursday night against the Jets, even after missing practice on Monday.

Bengals place DT Johnson on I.R., sign CB Bennett

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The Bengals have placed DT Tank Johnson on injured reserve with a knee injury and signed CB Fred Bennett.

Bengals make multiple roster moves

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
A day after a tough loss to the Bills, the Bengals announced a series of roster moves.

The 'Bungles' are back

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 5:02 a.m. ET
After raising eyebrows last season with an unlikely division crown, the Bengals have dramatically reversed course in what is almost certainly shaping up as the final year of the Marvin Lewis era in Cincinnati.

Bills make furious comeback in 49-31 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick matched his career high with four touchdown passes during Buffalo's biggest comeback in 13 years, and the Bills won their second straight game Sunday, 49-31 over the bumbling Cincinnati Bengals.

Bengals DE Dunlap showing potential

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Rookie DE Carlos Dunlap is a player to watch in the second half of the season. 

Bengals place DE Fanene on I.R.

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed DE Jonathan Fanene on injured reserve and signed DE Victor Adeyanju.

Bengals facing first blackout in seven years

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals are expected to announce Thursday that their Week 11 game against the Bills is not a sellout.

Bengals sign PK Pettrey

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals replaced PK Mike Nugent on Tuesday by signing another former Buckeye, Aaron Pettrey.

Bengals' Nugent, Trent placed on I.R.

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The Bengals have placed PK Mike Nugent and CB Morgan Trent on injured reserve, ending their 2010 seasons after nine games.

Nugent likely done for the season

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
Bengals PK Mike Nugent suffered a knee injury attempting to recover an onside kick and may be out for the season.

Colts' defense sends Bengals to 2-7

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Kelvin Hayden returned an interception for a touchdown and Javarris James ran for his third TD in two weeks and the Indianapolis Colts held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 on Sunday.

Ochocinco lacking for targets only relative to T.O.

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Even with Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco sometimes drawing extra attention from opponents, he is not lacking for opportunities in the passing game. Through eight games, he had been targeted 76 times. 

ORT Smith placed on IR

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Bengals have placed ORT Andre Smith on injured reserve and have signed S Rico Murray from their practice squad.

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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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