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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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Q&A with Toledo safety Barry Church

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Toledo's Barry Church talked to PFW about his prolific college career, those disappointing 40-times, funny sayings from Pittsburgh (his hometown) and a crippling fear of bees.

A look at four books on football

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk shares his thoughts on a variety of football books he recently had the chance to peruse — two from the vaults and two current tomes.

Bengals re-sign C Cook

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed C Kyle Cook, an exclusive-rights free agent, on Wednesday. He started all 16 games for Cincinnati last season.

Bengals keeping defense together

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Undoubtedly, the signing of ex-Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant in March was the Bengals' most significant individual move of the offseason. The Bengals' offseason moves on defense have received less attention. but they have been important.

Report: Bengals re-sign DE Rucker

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
According to a report from the Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy, the Bengals have re-signed RFA Frostee Rucker, a defensive end for the team.

Ravens' PK situation fluid once again

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Ravens' interest in Shayne Graham is a clear indication the club isn't tied to having Billy Cundiff beginning the 2010 season as its placekicker.

Bengals re-sign LB Jeanty

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed SLB Rashad Jeanty, a restricted free agent, on Thursday.

With Bryant in fold, is pass-catching TE next for Bengals?

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
With Antonio Bryant in the fold, wide receiver becomes a lesser priority in the draft for the Bengals. However, tight end still looms as a position they could address early.

Bengals agree to one-year deal with S Williams

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Bengals have agreed to a one-year deal with S Roy Williams, reports indicate.

Redskins agree to deal with Larry Johnson

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Redskins and RB Larry Johnson have come to an agreement on a three-year contract, according to various published reports.

Bengals sign WR Davis

Posted March 12, 2010 @ noon ET
The Bengals signed ex-Titans WR Chris Davis on Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

Bengals re-sign DT Johnson

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed DT Tank Johnson on Thursday.

Reports: Bengals agree with WR Bryant

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals, in need of a playmaking wide receiver to pair with Chad Ochocinco, have agreed with UFA Buccaneers wideout Antonio Bryant on a four-year contract, according to multiple media outlets.

Bengals re-sign TE Coats

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed TE Daniel Coats on Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed.

Smith on mend, in line for bigger role with Bengals

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Bengals have high hopes for second-year ORT Andre Smith. Head coach Marvin Lewis, speaking at the Combine, said that Smith's ability to work with the club in the offseason will help "immensely."

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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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