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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 banking on youth at safety

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
The Bengals have bolstered their CB ranks but lack proven talent at safety other than Reggie Nelson.

Ex-NFL LB Webster sentenced to 12 years in prison

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Ex-NFL LB Nate Webster was convicted of four counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Bengals sign first-round OG Zeitler

Posted May 25, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
The Bengals have signed the second of their two first-round picks, agreeing to terms on Friday with OG Kevin Zeitler.

Young candidates for Bengals' WR spot opposite Green

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Bengals have a host of youthful challengers for the starting WR spot opposite A.J. Green, including third-round pick Mohamed Sanu. 

AFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Ravens QB Joe Flacco.

Report: Bengals LB Moch appealing suspension

Posted May 20, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Bengals OLB Dontay Moch reportedly has been suspended four games for using a banned substance.

Bengals sign first-round CB Kirkpatrick

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday the signing of first-round CB Dre Kirkpatrick.

Bengals are deep, talented in middle

Posted May 12, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The addition of rookie DTs Devon Still and Brandon Thompson bolsters the Bengals' strength up the middle.

Bengals sign fifth-round S Iloka

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Bengals and Boise State S George Iloka have agreed to terms on a contract, a source tells PFW.

OG Bell decides to retire

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
OG Jacob Bell is retiring after eight seasons in the NFL, one month after signing with the Bengals, saying he wants to leave on his own terms before his long-term health is affected.

Bengals sign two off waivers

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Cincinnati claimed OG Chris Riley off waivers from Tampa Bay and DT Vaughan Meatoga from Washington on Tuesday.

Slider Iloka finds soft landing with Bengals

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
George Iloka read the reports that rated him the third-best safety in the draft. He was humbled when he started to tumble on draft weekend.

TE Charles a solid addition for Bengals

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The selection of Georgia TE Orson Charles could pay dividends for Cincinnati, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Fantasy spin: Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Cincinnati landed a complementary receiver to A.J. Green, but does he have fantasy value his first year in a West Coast offense?

Sanu to Bengals no prank second time around

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 1:50 a.m. ET
Rutgers WR Mohamed Sanu was the victim of a prank by a student pretending to be the Bengals in Round One, but Sanu got the last laugh in Round Three.

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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