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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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Report: Bengals CB Kirkpatrick may miss camp

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 12:37 a.m. ET
Bengals first-round CB Dre Kirkpatrick suffered a leg injury and will miss most or all of training camp, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. 

Odds say AFC North looks like two-horse race

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a look at how a pair of notable Nevada sportsbooks have assessed the AFC North entering 2012.

Bengals' Gresham not lacking in potential

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
There's some sentiment inside the club that Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham could become a standout dual threat at the position.

Colts add DT Shirley

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent DT Jason Shirley, the team announced Thursday.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Ravens, Bengals, Browns and Steelers in training camp.

CB Joseph rips Bengals, praises Texans

Posted July 15, 2012 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Texans CB Johnathan Joseph, who spent his first five pro seasons with the Bengals, took an opportunity to take shots at his old team.

Bengals' roster decisions could be challenging

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
As the Bengals trim their roster late this summer, they are likely going to have some interesting, and tough, decisions. 

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Can Bengals' running game show more playmaking punch?

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals' passing game, led by A.J. Green, could challenge defenses, but the Bengals' playmaking ability of the running game is a concern.

Jury orders 'Pacman' Jones to pay $11 million

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
Adam Jones must pay $11 million to two employees hurt when a gunman claiming he was doing Jones' bidding opened fire outside a strip club.

Bengals OLB Moch suspended four games

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Bengals LB Dontay Moch has reportedly been suspended for the first four games of 2012 for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Hall, Shipley doing well as Bengals open minicamp

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
Leon Hall and Jordan Shipley appear to be faring well in their bids to return from season-ending injuries in 2011.

NFL suspends Vikings WR Simpson three games

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
The NFL officially suspended Vikings WR Jerome Simpson for three games on Monday for violating the league’s substance-abuse poiicy.

Sanu signs with Bengals

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Bengals signed WR Mohamed Sanu, a third-round pick from Rutgers, on Monday.

Ravens add veteran OG Williams

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Ravens have agreed with OG Bobbie Williams to a two-year deal, the team announced Friday.

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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