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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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Key matchup: Steelers run defense vs. Bengals ground game

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Can the Bengals get their running game going? We take a closer look in Saturday's key matchup.

AFC North Spin cycle: Costly win for Ravens

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Ravens inched further ahead in the AFC North race, but at a huge price with the losses of Lardarius Webb and Ray Lewis.

Browns top Bengals for first win

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Rookie Brandon Weeden threw two touchdown passes and the Browns snapped an 11-game losing streak, beating the Bengals 34-24 Sunday.

Key matchup: Browns return game vs. Bengals coverage units

Posted Oct. 13, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
Stopping Browns RS Joshua Cribbs will be a top priority for Cincinnati, PFW's Mike Wilkening writes.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Steelers got a win they desperately needed, and they got their running game going, too. More in this week's AFC North Spin cycle. 

Bengals place RB Scott on I.R.

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed RB Bernard Scott on injured reserve Monday and activated LB Dontay Moch from the suspended list.

Turnovers key Dolphins' win over Cincy

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Dolphins S Reshad Jones intercepted Andy Dalton's overthrown pass at midfield with 1:22 left on Sunday, preserving a 17-13 victory over the Bengals.

Bengals' Green playing at elite level

Posted Oct. 06, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Bengals WR A.J. Green has begun his second NFL season on a tear.

Week Five handicapping column

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening, 10-5-1 ATS through four weeks, largely sides with underdogs in Week Five, but one favorite also caught his eye.

Newman, Jones pressed into heavy service for Bengals

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Bengals have had to lean on reserve CBs Terence Newman and Adam Jones, and they held up well in the Week Four win at Jacksonville.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
While the Steelers rested in Week Four, the Bengals and Ravens pulled further ahead in the AFC North.

Dalton, Green lead Bengals past Jaguars

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score, and the Bengals beat the Jaguars 27-10 Sunday for their third consecutive win.

Key matchup: Bengals passing game vs. Jaguars pass defense

Posted Sept. 29, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
Can the Jaguars slow down the Bengals' thriving passing game? It's one of the more interesting story lines of Week Four.

Bengals re-sign S Crocker

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed S Chris Crocker on Thursday, the team announced.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 8 p.m. ET
In this week's AFC North Spin cycle, we explore the Ravens' soaring passing game and the Steelers' struggling pass rush. 

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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