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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

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Perfect timing for Elway's return

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The timing of legendary QB John Elway's return to Denver couldn't have worked out better for either side.    

Dolphins contingent reportedly meets with Harbaugh

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
A contingent from the Miami Dolphins reportedly flew to the Bay Area on Wednesday evening to meet with Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh, just hours after he had conducted a lengthy interview with the 49ers.

Elway faces tough challenge with Broncos

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
John Elway's first move as football czar in Denver might be his most important. He has to find a coach, and there's little time to dilly-dally around.

Broncos place Elway in charge of football operations

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
The Broncos made it official Wednesday, announcing the hiring of Hall of Fame QB John Elway as the team's new executive vice president of football operations.

Broncos, Browns to interview Falcons OC Mularkey

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Browns will interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey this week for their vacant head-coaching positions.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Mathews emerges in Chargers win

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Ryan Mathews and Nate Kaeding led the San Diego Chargers to a 33-28 win at Denver on Sunday, handing the Broncos their franchise-record 12th loss.

Reports: Elway to be named Broncos executive VP

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
The Broncos have reached an agreement with their two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback, John Elway, to be the team's executive vice president effective this week, according to multiple reports.

Tebow brings new excitement to Broncos

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
The extreme enthusiasm of the fans at Invesco Field at Mile High was a clear indication they were happy to see rookie QB Tim Tebow under center, but we hear that excitement extends beyond the spectators.

Broncos sign DT Leonard after placing LB Robinson on I.R.

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Broncos have signed DT Louis Leonard to fill the roster spot vacated by LB Lee Robinson, who was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.

Tebow leads Broncos back in 24-23 win

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow rallied the Broncos past the Texans 24-23 when he scored on a 6-yard scramble with three minutes left in his first home start Sunday, capping a comeback from a 17-point halftime deficit.

Broncos place PK Prater on I.R.

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Broncos placed PK Matt Prater on injured reserve Thursday and activated OL Jeff Byers to the active roster from the practice squad.

Broncos QB Orton unhappy with being replaced

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
A rib injury kept Broncos QB Kyle Orton out of action in Week 15, but the veteran signalcaller was healthy enough to start the final two games of the season, the way we hear it.

Dumervil facing charges for stadium incident

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Injured Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil is facing disturbing the peace and assault charges, according to the Denver Post and KDVR-Channel 31 in Denver.

Broncos place Larsen on I.R., promote OG Daniels

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Broncos have placed FB Spencer Larsen on injured reserve and promoted OG Stanley Daniels to the active roster.

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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