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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

Chargers add TE depth behind Gates

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers have reached a one-year deal with TE Dante Rosario, creating more depth behind starter Antonio Gates.

Chargers re-sign TE McMichael

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Chargers have re-signed TE Randy McMichael, keeping a valuable run blocker and receiver on their roster.

Chargers add S Bigby

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Chargers, who lost S Steve Gregory in free agency to the Patriots earlier in the week, have compensated for it by signing free-agent S Atari Bigby.

Whitehurst returns to Chargers

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 10:25 p.m. ET
After two failed seasons in Seattle, QB Charlie Whitehurst is returning to the team that drafted him in 2006, San Diego, which then cut veteran QB Billy Volek.

Chargers sign WR Royal

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 9:50 p.m. ET
The Chargers have added their second receiver since losing Vincent Jackson in free agency, signing Eddie Royal on Thursday evening.

Patriots sign SS Gregory

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed former Chargers free-agent SS Steve Gregory to a three-year contract.

After setbacks, Chargers turning things around

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
After losing three Pro Bowl players early in the offseason, the Chargers have turned things around with some signings that improve the roster.

Fantasy spin: LeRon McClain

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
LeRon McClain is now a Charger, replacing Mike Tolbert but will he be used like Tolbert was the past two seasons? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chargers add RB McClain

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Le'Ron McClain has signed with the Chargers, giving them a bigger back to presumably replace free agent Mike Tolbert.

Chargers sign OLB Johnson

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
In an attempt to bolster their linebacking corps, the Chargers have signed OLB Jarret Johnson to a four-year contract.

Chargers keep Gaither with four-year deal

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed OT Jared Gaither to a four-year contract, a major boost to a team that has had a rough offseason thus far on the offensive line.

Fantasy spin: Robert Meachem

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Chargers quickly replaced the loss of WR Vincent Jackson with Robert Meachem but what should fantasy owners expect? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Chargers add WR Meachem

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
Hours after losing WR Vincent Jackson to the Buccaneers, the Chargers signed free-agent WR Robert Meachem to a four-year deal.

Bucs gamble on Jackson with division rivals in mind

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 12:33 a.m. ET
After staying out of the free-agent melee for the past few offseasons, the Buccaneers took a tremendous risk, albeit one that could pay big dividends, on the first day of free agency.

Chargers re-sign C Hardwick

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced on Tuesday that they have re-signed C Nick Hardwick to a three-year contract.

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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