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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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T.O. violates league policy by tweeting one hour before game

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The league has reason to fine WR Terrell Owens before his Week Five game against the Buccaneers even begins.

Bengals WR Shipley out for Sunday; WR Ochocinco probable

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Bengals have ruled out rookie WR Jordan Shipley for Sunday's game against the Bucs. Shipley suffered a concussion in Week Four after a hit from Browns S T.J. Ward.

Bengals' ground game off-stride

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Through one-quarter of the season, the Bengals were still searching for answers for their running game.

T.O. proves he can still excel in right situation

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The circumstances set up perfectly for Bengals WR Terrell Owens in Sunday's contest, and he responded with a vintage outing.

Brown hold on for 23-20 win over Bengals

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Browns finally held on to a fourth-quarter lead, surviving a big day by Terrell Owens for their first win, 23-20 over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Bengals' passing game off to slow start

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Bengals' passing game is again trying to find its rhythm, even after several offseason moves made with an eye on the attack hitting the high notes of old.     

Bengals pull away to beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cedric Benson scored a pair of TDs in the Bengals' 20-7 victory over the Panthers on Sunday to spoil Jimmy Clausen's first NFL start.

PK Nugent hitting his stride again

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
In PK Mike Nugent, Bengals special-teams coach Darrin Simmons sees someone driven to recapture his past form.

Nugent kicks Bengals past Baltimore

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Mike Nugent made a career-high five kicks, two of them in the closing minutes Sunday, and Cincinnati's up-to-the-challenge defense made it hold up for a 15-10 victory over the Ravens.

Bengals avoid blackout for home opener

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Thursday that they have avoided a blackout for Sunday's home opener against the Ravens. The game has been declared a sellout.

Bengals' pass rush disappoints, remains area to watch

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals, who notched at least one sack in 14-of-16 regular-season games last season, didn't record a sack in Week One in a humbing loss to New England, raising concerns about their pass rush.

Palmer-to-Ocho still the connection in Cincy

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
When Terrell Owens signed with the Bengals this offseason, he and Chad Ochocinco deemed themselves "Batman and Robin." But in Week One, it was the Boy Wonder who outshined the Caped Crusader.

Brady, Welker produce as Pats beat Bengals 38-24

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two of his three touchdown passes to Wes Welker, who returned from a serious knee injury, and led the New England Patriots to a 38-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Bengals DE Odom appealing four-game suspension

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Bengals DE Antwan Odom admitted on his Twitter page that he has tested positive for a banned substance but that he is appealing the league-mandated four-game suspension.

Ohio senator asks Goodell to reconsider blackout policy

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown wrote a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asking him to reconsider the league's blackout policy.

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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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