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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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Report: Bengals QB Palmer will start vs. Colts

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Bengals QB Carson Palmer is expected to start on Sunday against the Colts following his return to practice on Friday, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals ORT Smith breaks foot in practice

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Bengals ORT Andre Smith likely will be out the remainder of the season after breaking his foot in practice on Wednesday, according to PFW correspondent and Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Joe Reedy.

AFC North midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Rookie C Maurkice Pouncey has been the biggest surprise on a surprising Steelers team, as you'll learn in reading our midseason reports on the AFC North teams.

Bengals release TE Foschi, sign Coffman

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
The Bengals released TE J.P. Foschi and elevated TE Chase Coffman from their practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Receiver frustration hits stars hard

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
For Larry Fitzgerald, the Panthers' Steve Smith, Chad Ochocinco and Wes Welker, not catching passes at their normal rates has led to some frustration.

Steelers preserve 27-21 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Mike Wallace caught a 39-yard TD pass from Antwaan Randle El off a trick play Monday night, and  Pittsburgh turned a fumble, a blocked punt and an interception into points before barely holding on for a 27-21 victory over Cincinnati.

Monday-night inactives

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
The Steelers and Bengals have announced their inactives for Monday night's game.

Bengals sign DT McDonald

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed DT Clinton McDonald from the practice squad and waived CB Rico Murray on Monday.

Saturday injury report for Steelers-Bengals

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Nine Monday-night game, Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, showing the status of each injured player and to what degree each participated in his team's practices.

Crocker: GW play from Bengals' 'D' can spark turnaround

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
It has been a disappointing season for the Bengals' defense, but Bengals FS Chris Crocker believes some timely play from the group could be just the spark the team needs as it attempts to rally from a poor start.

Three-and-out with Bengals S Chris Crocker

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Bengals S Chris Crocker, who played three seasons with the Browns (2003-05) at the beginning of his career, and asked him about a couple of Cleveland-related topics, including his take on the 2010 Browns. 

Defensive woes, costly errors among Bengals' big concerns

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
These are desperate times for the defending AFC North-champion Bengals, whose record fell to 2-5 after a 22-14 loss to Miami on Sunday.

Carpenter has 5 FGs, Dolphins beat Bengals 22-14

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Dan Carpenter kicked five for the second game in a row - a rare NFL feat - and the Miami Dolphins managed to overcome another goofy play Sunday, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 22-14 to remain perfect on the road.

Bengals sign Murray to 53-man roster

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
The Bengals have elevated S Rico Murray from their practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Blackout lifted for Bengals-Dolphins game

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday that Sunday's home game against the Dolphins has sold out, lifting the local television blackout.

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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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