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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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Bengals hang on to beat Redskins

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton completed 19-of-27 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to lead the Bengals to a 38-31 win over Robert Griffin III and the Redskins.

After predraft fall, Burfict rises for Bengals

Posted Sept. 22, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie Vontaze Burfict is getting an opportunity at weak-side linebacker for Cincinnati. 

Benglas sign Gilberry, place Anderson on I.R.

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed DE Jamaal Anderson on injured reserve Tuesday and signed DE Wallace Gilberry.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
We take a closer look at the AFC North with two games in the books.

Report: Bengals DE Anderson tears quad

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Bengals DE Jamaal Anderson suffered a torn quad in Sunday’s win over the Browns, according to PFW correspondent Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Dalton throws three TDs in Bengals' win

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton matched his career high with three touchdown passes, leading the Bengals to a 34-27 victory in their one-sided rivalry.

Key matchup: Browns running game vs. Bengals run defense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
Whether the Browns can establish the run will go a long way in determining whether they can be a serious threat to the Bengals. 

Bengals place LB Howard on I.R.

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed LB Thomas Howard on injured reserve Friday and signed free-agent LB Roddrick Muckelroy.

Opportunity knocks in Bengals' passing game

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
WRs Andrew Hawkins and Armon Binns are two names to watch in the Bengals' passing game.

Cowboys release TE Cochart

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released TE Colin Cochart, who had originally been claimed off waivers from Cincinnati.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the rest of the AFC North stumbled, the Ravens got off to a fast start in Week One. PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look. 

Injuries up front a concern for Bengals

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
A too-long list of injuries in the trenches is a major concern for the Bengals as the regular season begins.

Bengals put C Cook on I.R. recall; sign TE Quinn

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bengals C Kyle Cook received the “designated to return” injury label, allowing him to be placed on injured reserve with the option of being reactivated later.

Cowboys release QB McGee, sign TE Cochart

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released No. 3 QB Stephen McGee and claimed TE Colin Cochart off waivers from Cincinnati on Saturday.

Bengals QB Dalton leaves game with arm bruise

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
QB Andy Dalton could not escape the Bengals' final preseason game unscathed.

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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