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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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Several Bengals rookies could contribute early

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Whether the Bengals' 2010 draft class has the impressive depth of the '09 class remains to be seen, but several rookies are poised to compete for regular playing time in their first season, and others may be able to contribute ...

Gresham should give Palmer shot in arm

Posted July 11, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Rookie Jermaine Gresham finds himself in a great spot, having joined a Bengals team that sorely needed a pass-catching tight end who can get downfield.

Bengals sign OG Hudson

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed OG Otis Hudson, a fifth-round selection from Eastern Illinois, on Wednesday.

Report: Ravens sign OL Harewood, CB Harris

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie OL Ramon Harewood and veteran CB Walt Harris have officially signed with the club, the team's Web site reported Wednesday.

Benson may face discipline because of assault charge

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson faces a misdemeanor assault charge in Austin, Texas, stemming from a May 30 incident at a bar, and police and Benson's attorney, David Cornwell, have different accounts of events.

Report: Bengals RB Benson arrested

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson was arrested and charged with assault with injury Tuesday in Austin, Texas, according to a report on the Web site of the Austin American-Statesman.

Ex-Bengals WR Henry had brain condition before death

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 11:01 p.m. ET
The late Chris Henry, a Bengals wide receiver who died in December at age 26, had a chronic brain injury that may have affected his mental state and behavior, researchers said Monday.

Bengals sign WR Briscoe

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday that they have signed WR Dezmon Briscoe, the team's sixth-round draft pick (191st overall).

Bengals cut WR Davis

Posted June 22, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Tuesday that they have waived WR Chris Davis.

Bengals release CB Ratliff, four others

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals released veteran CB Keiwan Ratliff and four other players on Friday.

Patient approach helped Bengals' Scott

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Bengals RB Bernard Scott fared well as a rookie after applying lessons learned as a runner and a kickoff returner.

Recent form of little guide in Bengals' PK search

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Cincinnati's PK competition features a pair of veterans (Mike Nugent and Dave Rayner) with spotty recent form. However, both have shown potential earlier in their careers.

Bengals sign OL Sowells

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Tuesday that they have signed free-agent OG-OT Isaac Sowells, a fourth-year NFL veteran.

Kelly's return helps Bengals' offense

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
The Bengals now have several starter-caliber options at tight end after re-signing TE Reggie Kelly earlier in May.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

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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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