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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

Pressure rises in AFC West

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The four QBs in the AFC West — Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Cassel — have a lot to prove this season. 

Chargers draft choice Troutman expected to miss 2012

Posted May 01, 2012 @ 9:46 a.m. ET
Just days after the draft has ended, the Chargers rookie class has already taken a hit, as OG Johnnie Troutman is expected to miss the entire 2012 season.

Chargers set for battle at SS

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Veteran Atari Bigby and rookie Brandon Taylor will both see snaps at strong safety for the Chargers until a clear starter takes hold.

Chargers boost defense with top two picks

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
The additions of OLB Melvin Ingram and DE Kendall Reyes should assist the aging Chargers defense.

Chargers hope Ingram isn't second coming of English

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Chargers went with OLB Larry English in the first round three years ago. It didn't work. They're now trying again with OLB Melvin Ingram.

Chargers re-sign FB Hester

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
Chargers free-agent FB Jacob Hester agreed on a one-year deal to return to San Diego on Friday evening. 

Chargers sign three offensive linemen

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to terms with three offensive linemen on one-year deals on Friday.

Chargers' chances shouldn't be discounted

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Chargers may be an overlooked team entering 2012, but they could be dangerous, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

San Diego Chargers

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Here are the San Diego Chargers top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Chargers add KR Spurlock

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
The Chargers continue to add depth to their special teams, as they have signed free agent return specialist Michael Spurlock to a one-year deal.

Chargers bring back DL Castillo

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached an agreement with DE Luis Castillo, re-signing the veteran lineman on Wednesday. The deal is for one year, with financial terms not announced.

Chargers sign WR Parrish

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached a one-year deal with ex-Bills free-agent WR Roscoe Parrish. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

AFC West draft needs

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With three of the division's teams having needs at defensive tackle, they're likely to be paying close attention to Memphis DT-NT Dontari Poe.

Former NFL QB Leaf arrested

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
Former NFL QB Ryan Leaf was arrested in Montana on Friday for criminal possession of dangerous drugs, felony burglary and misdemeanor theft. 

Chargers re-sign NT Garay with two-year deal

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
After addressing several of their other needs in free agency, the Chargers solidified their D-line by re-signing NT Antonio Garay on Wednesday.

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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