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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 starting S Crocker leaves Hall of Fame game with injury

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Bengals starting FS Chris Crocker left the field with an ankle injury during the first quarter of the Pro Football Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio on Sunday night.

Bengals hard to figure

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
With Terrell Owens added to the mix, are the Bengals destined for another division title? Or will they be bogged down by too much excess baggage? Varying opinions are offered in the following in-depth examination of one of the league ...

Bengals announce Gresham signing

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Bengals officially announced the signing of rookie TE Jermaine Gresham, their first-round pick, on Tuesday. According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, Gresham's five-year contract is worth $15.85 million, with $9.5 million guaranteed.

NFL will not discipline Bengals RB Benson

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The NFL will not discipline Bengals RB Cedric Benson, who was arrested on June 29 on a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a May 30 incident at a bar in Austin, Texas, the Bengals announced Friday via their Twitter feed ...

Will Bengals' offense be tougher to defend?

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 8:40 a.m. ET
The addition of Terrell Owens was yet another move by Cincinnati to help its passing game. Now, the question is whether these changes will lead to an offense that's more difficult to defend.

Bengals sign DE Dunlap, WR Shipley

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals, who begin training camp practices on Thursday, signed second-round pick Carlos Dunlap, a defensive end from Florida, and third-round choice Jordan Shipley, a wide receiver from Texas, on Wednesday.

Reports: Owens agrees with Bengals

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals and WR Terrell Owens have agreed on a one-year, $2 million contract, ProFootballTalk.com, ESPN and The Cincinnati Enquirer reported on Tuesday.

Bengals sign LB Muckelroy

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed LB Roddrick Muckelroy, a fourth-round pick from Texas, on Tuesday.

Bengals release C Santucci

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
The Bengals waived reserve C Dan Santucci on Thursday.

Bengals won't go quietly

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Ravens may be widely regarded as the favorite to win the AFC North, but the Bengals are poised to put up a fight as they defend their title, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Reports: Benson, Goodell meeting Thursday

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, ProFootballTalk.com and NFL Network reported Tuesday.

Reports: Bengals, OL Stephens agree to deal

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
TThe Bengals and C Reggie Stephens, a seventh-round pick from Iowa State, have agreed on a contract, the team's official Web site and The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Tuesday.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
In the second installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC North teams.

Bengals waive OG Shirley

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Bengals waived OG Jason Shirley on Monday. Shirley was waived with a non-football injury after suffering a torn Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game in April.

Bengals sign DT Atkins

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed rookie DT Geno Atkins, a fourth-round pick from Georgia, the club announced via its official Twitter feed on Friday.

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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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