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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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Mediator assigned to help in 'Pacman' Jones case

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Nevada Supreme Court wants a mediator to review a man's effort to collect damages from the NFL for his injury in a 2007  melee involving "Pacman" Jones.

Bengals sign veteran C Faine

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed C Jeff Faine on Wednesday, one day after hosting the veteran for a tryout.

With C Cook injured, Bengals host veteran Faine

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The severity of Bengals' starting C Kyle Cook's ankle injury is unclear, prompting Cincinnati to bring in former Buccaneer Jeff Faine for a visit.

Bengals CB Kirkpatrick has sore knee, may not play

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET

Bengals place five on I.R.

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Brandon Ghee, CB Shaun Prater, WR-CB Taveon Rogers, S Robert Sands and OG Travelle Wharton on injured reserve.

Dolphins OG Steinbach to retire

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Dolphins OG Eric Steinbach will announce his retirement Wednesday, head coach Joe Philbin said.

Buccaneers claim WR Shipley

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed former Bengals WR Jordan Shipley off waivers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

DE Anderson looking like nice addition for Bengals

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
DE Jamaal Anderson, who has gotten a look as a starter because of injuries, looks like he will have a spot in the Bengals’ DL rotation this season. 

Bengals cut WR Shipley

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday that they have waived WR Jordan Shipley and PK Thomas Weber.

Packers sign RB Benson

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Veteran RB Cedric Benson has signed with the Packers, the team announced on Sunday.

Bengals' CB depth hurt by injuries

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals have the makings of solid CB depth, but as the preseason began, injuries had taken their toll on the position.

Bengals cut DE Harvey

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Sunday that they have terminated the contract of DE Derrick Harvey.

Bengals extend Lewis' contract through 2014

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Bengals have signed head coach Marvin Lewis to a contract extension through the 2014 season, the club said Tuesday.

Bengals place Kirkpatrick on non-football injury list

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Dre Kirkpatrick, who suffered a leg injury before camp, on the active/non-football injury list.

Report: Bengals extend Zimmer's contract

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Bengals reportedly signed defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer to a contract extension through the 2014 season.

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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