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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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Rivers' four TD passes spark Chargers' win

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers tied his career high with four touchdown passes and the San Diego Chargers beat the Denver Broncos 35-14 on Monday night for their third straight victory.

Gates, Mathews both inactive for Chargers

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Chargers will be without some of their top playmakers for tonight's clash with AFC West rival Denver.

Roles of Broncos RBs Maroney, Buckhalter diminishing

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
RBs Laurence Maroney and Correll Buckhalter are slowly being phased out of the Broncos' offense.

Broncos release OLB Moss

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released OLB Jarvis Moss, a former first-round draft pick.

After slow start, Moreno in store for big finish

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The first half of the season didn't go quite as Knowshon Moreno would have hoped, but the second half could prove to be his coming-out party.

Broncos turn the tables on Chiefs

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Denver Broncos corralled the NFL's top rushing team, doing their best imitation of the Kansas City Chiefs in a rout of the AFC West leaders.

Broncos keep RB Ball as insurance

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
Denver promoted promising RB Lance Ball from its practice squad to the 53-man roster earlier in the week so it wouldn't lose him to Indianapolis, we hear in AFC West Whispers.

Broncos punish D.J. Williams

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Following his DUI arrest on Friday morning, Broncos LB D.J. Williams has been benched, fined and stripped of his defensive captaincy.

Broncos LB Williams arrested for DUI

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Broncos LB D.J. Williams was taken into custody by police early Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Bowlen no longer face of Broncos

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
With the Broncos likely to miss the playoffs for a fifth consecutive season, the prestige of the franchise seems to be fading — and so is owner Pat Bowlen, who is becoming less involved with the team's everyday operations.

Broncos in no rush to play Tebow at QB

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
Even if the Broncos do continue to slip further out of playoff contention, we hear that Denver is in no rush to expand the role of rookie QB Tim Tebow.

Gradishar deserves to be in Canton

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
Mike Beacom makes the case for ex-Broncos great Randy Gradishar to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

49ers rally late to beat Broncos 24-16 in London

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Troy Smith completed three long passes in the fourth quarter to lead the 49ers to a 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Dawkins returns to Denver lineup

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
FS Brian Dawkins is expected to return to the Denver lineup for the team's game Sunday vs. the 49ers in London.

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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