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Bengals Trade of LB Keith Rivers to the Giants Official

The Bengals officially traded Keith Rivers to the Giants after the linebacker passed his physical today. Cincinnati receives a fifth-round pick (167th overall) in exchange for Rivers, who has missed 29 games in four seasons because of injuries including all of last season after wrist surgery. As in their other recent player trades, the Bengals […]

Bengals Working Out a Deal to Move LB Rivers to the Giants

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 […]

LB Keith Rivers Won’t Play in 2011

Bengals linebacker Keith Rivers will stay on the reserve/non-football injury list and won’t play this year according to Aaron Wilson of He had wrist surgery in July, but was unable to make it back during the three-week span when he was eligible to be activated. Rivers is a former first-round draft pick from USC. […]

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 […]

Ravens-Bengals Wednesday Injury report

RAVENS: Practice not complete. BENGALS: DNP: DE Jonathan Fanene (hamstring), LB Keith Rivers (foot). LIMITED: RB Cedric Benson (shoulder). FULL: WR Andre Caldwell (groin), CB Brandon Ghee (head), RB Brian Leonard (foot).

Bengals Gab Looks at the Linebackers

As the offseason activity dies down and we roll towards the promise of football again under the summer sun, let us look to the future! Bengals Gab will be looking at each of the individual position groups on the team over the next several days, providing readers with a grade on each and a primer […]

Rivers Done After Hit by Ward

Bengals rookie linebacker Keith Rivers will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair two fractures in his jaw. Rivers suffered the injury during Sunday’s loss to the Steelers. Rivers is expected to have his jaw wired shut for about six weeks. Rivers, who was taken with the ninth overall pick in […]

Bengals Finally Ink Rivers

The Bengals and Keith Rivers have agreed on a deal, ending the first-round pick’s holdout.  Terms of the contract were not been released, but reports indicate it’s a six-year deal with a voidable year that would reduce it to five.  The linebacker is expected to be on the field for his first workout of training […]