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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

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Head coaches not only ones to blame

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Everyone is ready to can the head coach when problems arise. But what about some of the assistants, like Eagles OL coach Howard Mudd?

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos stay in command

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Broncos are cruising, the Chargers fell in another mistake-laden loss, and the undermanned Raiders were crushed by the Ravens.

Buccaneers win third straight as turnovers doom Chargers

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and the surging Buccaneers beat the Chargers 34-24 for their third straight win Sunday.

Bucs-Chargers blacked out in Tampa

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Thursday that their Week 10 game against the Chargers will be blacked out. The game will not be televised locally.

WR Alexander a quick fit in Chargers offense

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Danario Alexander impressed last Thursday night and could stay in the rotation when Robert Meachem and Eddie Royal return.

NFL clears Chargers in 'stickum' investigation

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
The NFL will not punish the Chargers for their alleged use of a "grip-enhancing towel" in their Oct. 15 game vs. the Broncos.

Former NFL WR David Boston guilty of battery

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR David Boston could face nearly three years in prison for punching a woman last year.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos keep winning, Chiefs plummeting

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Week Nine in the AFC West was a microcosm of what we’ve seen from the division most of the season, with the Broncos staying ahead of the pack.

Friday's 60-second rant: Rivers is the lost QB from 2004 draft

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers have tumbled steadily out of relevance in the AFC, and it's hard not to blame the QB for San Diego's woes.

Chargers DE Liuget has made Year Two leap

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
Second-year DE Corey Liuget has been a big reason why the Chargers' young group up front is one of the best in the league vs. the run.

Norv's Bolts beat staggering Chiefs

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers completed 18-of-20 passes for 220 yards and two TDs to lead the Chargers past the reeling Chiefs, 31-13.

Chargers release PK Kaeding from I.R.

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Chargers PK Nate Kaeding passed his physical and was released on Tuesday.

Chiefs QB Cassel to start Thursday night

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel will return to the starting lineup in Thursday night’s game against the Chargers.

Chargers need corporate help to lift blackout

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
Several corporate sponsors stepped up to help save the Chargers the embarrassment of having Thursday night's game vs. the Chiefs blacked out.

Chargers place WR Goodman on I.R.

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed WR Richard Goodman on injured reserve Monday and signed WR Seyi Ajirotutu.

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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