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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

Bills cut DE Merriman

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The Bills released DE-OLB Shawne Merriman on Monday.

Chargers WR Brown breaks ankle

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Brown suffered a broken ankle in the team's 28-20 preseason victory over the Cowboys Saturday night.

Chargers DL Brown suspended four games

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Chargers DL Garrett Brown has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Cowboys-Chargers game blacked out in Southern California

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
The Chargers' home game against the Cowboys Saturday night will not be shown live on TV in Southern California.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Healthy Gates returning to form for Chargers

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, Chargers TE Antonio Gates has looked rejuvenated in camp after missing nine games over the past two seasons.

Chargers RB Mathews suffers broken clavicle

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chargers RB Ryan Mathews suffered a broken clavicle in Thursday’s preseason game against the Packers.

Former Chargers OT McNeill will retire

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
After six NFL seasons, Marcus McNeill has decided to retire.

Chargers sign OTs Davis, Toudouze

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have signed veteran OTs Anthony Davis and Michael Toudouze.

NFL's first female official to work Packers-Chargers

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
A woman will work as an official for the first time in NFL history at Thurday's preseason Packers-Chargers game in San Diego.

Report: Chargers RB Mathews in car accident

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
A report from KGTV-10 in San Diego says that Chargers RB Ryan Mathews was involved in a car accident late Monday evening.

Chargers add QB O'Connell

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Monday that they have signed QB Kevin O’Connell to back up Philip Rivers in training camp.

Panthers cut LB Tucker

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Panthers cut LB Jyles Tucker after he left training camp.

QB Boller leaves Chargers

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
One day after signing with the Chargers, QB Kyle Boller left the team and apparently retired.

Chargers sign QB Boller

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed QB Kyle Boller to a one-year deal on Friday after backup QB Charlie Whitehurst got hurt in camp on Thursday.

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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