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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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AFC North Spin cycle: Bengals primed to rally?

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals started the second half with a huge win. Now, can they make a run? We explore in the AFC North "Spin cycle."

Sanu takes step forward for Bengals

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
In Week 10, Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu flashed the ability that made him one of the more well-regarded receivers in the 2012 draft.

Bengals snap losing skid behind four Dalton TDs

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw a career-high four touchdown passes - each to a different receiver - and the Bengals beat the Giants 31-13 on Sunday.

NFL fines Steelers, WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The NFL fined the Steelers $35,000 and WR Emmanuel Sanders $15,000 for faking an injury against the Bengals.

Bengals activate DT Sims of PUP list

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals activated DT Pat Sims from the physically-unable-to-perform list and waived LB Roddrick Muckelroy.

Bengals-Giants game blacked out in Cincinnati

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Sunday’s Bengals-Giants game in Cincinnati will be blacked out, the Bengals confirmed Thursday.

Scout's Notebook: Bengals DT Geno Atkins

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki assesses the talent of Bengals DT Geno Atkins, who leads all NFL interior linemen in sacks.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens, Steelers separating from pack

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
At the season's midpoint, it's business as usual in the AFC North.

Manning throws three TDs, remains undefeated vs. Bengals

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame his two interceptions by throwing for three touchdowns on Sunday, leading the Broncos to a 31-23 victory over the Bengals.

Bengals make roster moves

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed rookie LB Emmanuel Lamur to the active roster and placed Dontay Moch on the reserve/non-football illness list.

Dalton facing challenges as leader, QB

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' call for QB Andy Dalton to keep growing as a leader is one of the challenges the second-year passer faces. 

AFC North Spin cycle: Here comes Pittsburgh

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Here come the Steelers. And hey, look, the Browns won! We recap how the two AFC North teams in action fared in Week Eight. 

Burfict emerges as building block at linebacker

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Vontaze Burfict has played well enough to be a key part of the Bengals' LB plans next season. The overall LB situation remains muddled, however.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers impressive in key win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Steelers, in a much-needed strong performance, won at Cincinnati and took a step forward. The rest of the AFC North? Not so much. 

Steelers overcome injuries to beat Bengals

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw one touchdown pass, and the Steelers overcame their injury-depleted running game to beat the Bengals 24-17 on Sunday night.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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