Posts Tagged ‘keith rivers’

Giants and Bengals Working Out a Deal for LB Keith Rivers

Reports out of New York state that the Giants are in the final stages of wrapping up a deal with the Bengals to acquire linebacker Keith Rivers. Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger reports that the deal is going to take place, and their details are being worked out to make it happen. Compensation for […]

Bengals LB Rivers will not be activated from PUP this week

Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers (wrist) will not be activated from the PUP list this week. The USC product “looks to need more time,” according to’s Geoff Hobson. Thomas Howard has played admirably in place of the former Trojan at weak-side linebacker in Mike Zimmer’s defense. Moch update: As for rookie linebacker Dontay Moch, he […]

Bengals LB Rivers Looking to Take a Leap Forward in Year Two

While cameras and microphones hover around Bengals rookie Rey Maualuga, another linebacker from USC is quietly preparing for what could turn out be a Pro-Bowl-caliber season. Keith Rivers, drafted ninth overall in 2008, returns for his second season with a new realization of just how violent the NFL can be. In Week 7 of last […]

Steelers Ward Ready for Bengals Wrath After October Hit on Rivers

Let the trash talking begin for the Steelers, who on Thursday night will host the Cincinnati Bengals, a team they have beaten badly once already this season, 38-10. The talking has to do with Hines Ward, and a hit that took place during that game on Ocotober 19th when he crushed rookie LB Keith Rivers, […]

Buyer Beware: Jaguars Should Have Been Better Prepared w/ Harvey

The last unsigned first-rounder is in the NFL is none other than……Jaguars DE Derrick Harvey? What in the name of Hugh Douglas is going on here? The Jaguars went into April’s draft still smarting from the 26-for-28 passing performance that Patriots QB Tom Brady laid on the proud Jacksonville defense in the 2007 Divisional Round […]

Bengals Get Rivers Into Camp

The Cincinnati Bengals finally got their lone first-round draft pick signed and into camp, as according to the Associated Press, linebacker Keith Rivers ended his contract holdout late Tuesday night – in which Rivers missed 9 days of training camp. According to the team’s website, Rivers signed a 5-year deal; no financial specifics were available. […]

Offseason Overview: Questions Still Surround the Bengals

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (not tendered offers) • RB Dan Burks (not tendered as ERFA) missed the 2007 season after suffering training camp injury. • OL Adam Kieft (not tendered as RFA). RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: None. EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS: None. PLAYERS ACQUIRED • LB Darryl Blackstock: Not tendered as RFA by Cardinals; $560,000/1 yr, $40,000 […]