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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

WR Floyd still a top target in Chargers offense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Despite all the preseason talk about free-agent additions at wideout, Chargers QB Philip Rivers relied on two pass catchers he knows well in Week One.

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.

Texans may draft kicker for first time ever

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
With Houston possibly not being able to afford PK Neil Rackers, it could make franchise history, drafting a kicker for the first time.

Fantasy spin: Eddie Royal

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
The Chargers won a minor bidding war for the services of Eddie Royal, but does he have any value in San Diego as a No. 3 receiver? William Del Pilar breaks it down.   

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.

Free-agent scouting report: Broncos WR Eddie Royal

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
After starting out his career with a bang, things have been going downhill for WR Eddie Royal.

Broncos need to develop passing attack

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Not being able to throw the ball very well was an issue for the Broncos in 2011 and will be a major offseason priority for the team.

Moore, Harris, Royal named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Matt Moore, Jets LB David Harris and Broncos PR-WR Eddie Royal were named AFC Players of the Week for Week Nine.

More injuries to Broncos' pass catchers

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Broncos' passing game, which was already without WR Brandon Lloyd because of injury, will be missing two other pass catchers in the coming weeks.

A way to find No. 3 fantasy wide receivers

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Slot receivers make up many No. 3 wideouts in the NFL and on fantasy teams. How do you go about finding the best one to consistently score in fantasy?

Broncos depending on WR Royal staying healthy

Posted June 09, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
We hear the 2011 campaign could be a big one for Broncos WR Eddie Royal.

Thomas injury has Broncos looking at WR options in draft

Posted April 14, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
With second-year WR Demaryius Thomas expected to miss the first half of the 2011 season, we hear the Broncos could look to add depth at the position late in the draft.

Broncos WR Thomas out 6-8 months

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 11:27 p.m. ET
Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas, who just finished his rookie season, tore his Achilles tendon during an offseason workout in Atlanta and is expected to be out 6-8 months.

Broncos place WR Willis on I.R.

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Broncos wide receiver and special-teams contributor Matt Willis has been placed on season-ending injured reserve after breaking his foot in Sunday's loss to the Jets.

Broncos’ Royal expected to help fill void left by Marshall

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
The departure of Brandon Marshall leaves the Broncos with a significant hole at wide receiver, but it also provides Eddie Royal with an opportunity to get back on track after a poor performance last season.

Contrary to rumors, Patriots won't bring back Thomas

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
If the Patriots can't trade LB Adalius Thomas, they'll likely cut him, we hear in this week's AFC Whispers.

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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