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Robert Ayers

Robert Ayers - #91 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 274 lbs.
Birthday 09/06/1985
Birthplace Clio, SC
College Tennessee
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 18th pick by Broncos

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Broncos add two more assistant coaches

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
The Broncos have announced the hiring of two more assistant coaches for head coach John Fox's staff, appointing Jeff Rodgers as special-teams coordinator and Adam Gase as quarterbacks coach.

ORT Harris could be Fox's type of player

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
While the future of ORT Ryan Harris remains up in the air, we hear the hiring of John Fox as Broncos' head coach should improve the chances of the free-agent-to-be returning in 2011.

Broncos owner Bowlen to fans: You deserve more

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
In a letter to Broncos season-ticket holders, Pat Bowlen told fans that last season was the most difficult year in his 27-year tenure as owner.

Broncos RB Maroney arrested

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Broncos RB Laurence Maroney was arrested in St. Louis late Monday night and is being held on unlawful weapons charges and drug charges.

Report: Panthers hire McDermott as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Just a couple days after being fired by the Eagles, Sean McDermott will be the new defensive coordinator for the Panthers, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

Fox retains McCoy, Studesville on Broncos staff

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
New Broncos head coach John Fox announced the members of his coaching staff on Monday, including a few familiar names to Denver fans.

LB Williams may become Broncos' trade bait

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
After being stripped of his captaincy following a second DUI arrest, Denver LB D.J. Williams is a likely prospect to be traded as the Broncos seek to accumulate draft choices, according to AFC West Whispers.

Reports: McCoy to remain OC in Denver

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Amidst the changes in Denver, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy will remain with the team and new head coach John Fox, according to multiple reports.

Broncos introduce Fox as head coach

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Broncos introduced John Fox as the franchise's head coach on Friday, giving the former Panthers head man an opportunity to address the media and fans for the first time.

Broncos' Fox has much work to do

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With new head coach John Fox now in place, the Broncos can finally move forward in their quest to restore the integrity of the organization.

Cornerback could become Broncos top offseason priority

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Of all the question marks that surround the Broncos' league-worst defense, we hear the cornerback position could become the No. 1 priority.

Williams declines Broncos interview request

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has taken his name out of the running for the Broncos' head-coaching job, according to multiple sources.

Broncos set to interview Fox, other defensive coaches

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
John Fox is one of the many candidates set to interview for the Broncos' head-coaching job.

Broncos to interview Texans OC Dennison

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
The Broncos are in the process of seeking permission to speak with Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison in regards to their vacant head-coaching position.

Mularkey postpones interview with Broncos

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
If the Broncos want Mike Mularkey as their head coach, they are going to have to wait until the Falcons are eliminated from the playoffs.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 02, 2012
The Denver Broncos are without slot receiver Brandon Stokley and defensive end Robert Ayers for their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.||||||| Ayers missed practice all week following the unexpected death of his father.
Posted June 07, 2010
Aside from one shining moment, Ayers had a forgettable rookie campaign for the Denver Broncos.||||||| A first-round pick out of Tennessee and the 18th overall selection by the Broncos a year ago, Ayers recovered a fumble and returned it a team rookie record 54 yards for a touchdown Nov. 9 against Pittsburgh. But he heads into his second season still looking for his first career sack. "Last year is last year and I've moved on from that," Ayers said Monday.
Posted Aug. 03, 2009
The Denver Broncos signed Ayers to a five-year deal Monday, leaving Knowshon Moreno, the team's top pick, as the only unsigned player from their 10-member draft class.||||||| Ayers was on the field before the evening practice session running sprints. He then headed into the locker room as his teammates made their way out. The Broncos used their 18th selection to take Ayers, a defensive end out of Tennessee. With the Broncos implementing a 3-4 scheme, Ayers will play a hybrid role as he alternates between the line and linebacker.
Posted July 31, 2009
Ayers and Knowshon Moreno missed the official start of Denver Broncos' training camp in Englewood, Colo., on Friday. They're the first rookie holdouts in Denver since running back Tatem Bell showed up late in 2004.||||||| Ayers, a pass-rusher from Tennessee, was the 18th selection and Moreno, a running back from Georgia, was the 12th overall pick in the draft. Both remain unsigned.

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