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Eddie Royal

Eddie Royal - #11 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 185 lbs.
Birthday 05/21/1986
Birthplace Alexandria, VA
College Virginia Tech
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 11th pick by Broncos

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
23 234 1

Expectations lower, but Chargers remain a threat

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
For one of the first times during Norv Turner's regime in San Diego, the Chargers are not a consensus pick to win the division, but the talent is still there to make a run.

Ex-player Walker sues NFL over concussions

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Derrick Walker has sued the NFL in federal court, accusing it of not warning him about the risk of football-related concussions.

Chargers add former Chiefs RB Battle

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers continue to add veteran free agents, signing RB Jackie Battle on Friday.

Bar set high for Chargers RB Mathews

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
One of the worst-kept secrets this offseason has been that Chargers RB Ryan Mathews should expect a heavy workload in his third season.

Chargers add DT Franklin

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed veteran DT Aubrayo Franklin to a one-year deal, the team announced Friday.

Chargers release DE Castillo

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers released DE Luis Castillo for the second time in more than five months on Thursday.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Police: Junior Seau's toxicology report delayed

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The toxicology report for NFL star Junior Seau, whose death in May was ruled a suicide, has not been received yet by Oceanside (Calif.) police.

Ingram, Reyes to bolster Chargers' nickel 'D'

Posted July 08, 2012 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Chargers rookies Melvin Ingram and Kendall Reyes are expected to bolster the team's pass rush in the nickel package.

Royal, Parrish give Rivers depth at No. 3 WR

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers rarely get a lot of production out of a No. 3 wideout, but there are more options there this year for Philip Rivers.

Turner liking Chargers' depth

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 8:43 p.m. ET
Chargers head coach Norv Turner thinks competition to make the club's roster will be fierce.

Ryan Leaf to be sentenced for drugs, burglary

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Ryan Leaf is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday after having pleaded guilty last month to breaking into a house and illegally possessing painkillers.

Tomlinson retires as a Charger

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
RB LaDainian Tomlinson officially retired on Monday, signing a ceremonial contract to finish his career as a Charger.

Tomlinson to retire as a Charger Monday

Posted June 17, 2012 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that RB LaDainian Tomlinson will announce his retirement on Monday.

L.T. did it all except win it all

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
LaDainian Tomlinson is a first-ballot Hall of Famer to-be and one of the finest players of his generation, but his story had its share of disappontment, too.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Royal is active for Sunday's game against the Jets.||||||| Royal had a hamstring injury for the Bolts.
Posted Oct. 28, 2012
San Diego wide receivers Eddie Royal and Robert Meachem are inactive for the Chargers' game against the Kansas City Chiefs because of hamstring injuries.||||||| Danario Alexander was expected to start in Meachem's place and safety Eric Weddle was expected to return punts for Royal. Curtis Brinkley is expected to return kickoffs for Richard Goodman, who was put on injured reserve on Monday.
Posted Dec. 11, 2011
Denver will not have Royal against the Chicago Bears on Sunday due to a concussion.||||||| Royal was hurt last weekend in a win over Minnesota when he collided with a teammate on a punt return. He has 18 catches for 153 yards this season.
Posted Dec. 08, 2011
Royal missed his second straight practice Thursday, still recovering from a concussion.||||||| Royal, who also missed practice time last week with a toe injury, collided with a teammate during a punt return late in Denver's victory over Minnesota last Sunday. Coach John Fox said the team was being cautious with Royal and following the league-mandated medical protocols on concussions.
Posted Feb. 07, 2011
Royal is recovering from an offseason hip operation, but team spokesman Patrick Smyth says the Broncos are hopeful the wide receiver "will be ready for OTAs in late May."||||||| A key component of Denver's deep receiving corps, Royal had a bounce-back season in 2010 despite dealing with a nagging groin injury all year. The third-year pro caught 59 passes for 627 yards and three touchdowns. He also averaged 11.9 yards on 25 punt returns and 21.4 yards on five kickoff returns. Any setbacks in Royal's recovery could open up more playing time for Demaryius Thomas, the Broncos' top draft pick last year who had an injury-plagued rookie season.

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