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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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Broncos expect quick return by Ayers

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Although he was initially expected to miss 2-3 months, Denver believes that OLB Robert Ayers will be able to return to the team from his broken foot much earlier than that, perhaps in the next few weeks, according to AFC ...

Five minutes with a legend: Randy Gradishar

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
Mike Beacom catches up with Broncos legend Randy Gradishar, who discusses his Pro Bowl career, including the glorious 1977 season when the "Orange Crush" defense ruled the AFC.

Broncos welcome return of FS Dawkins, CB Goodman

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The Broncos didn't win a game without both FS Brian Dawkins and CB André Goodman in the lineup, and we hear the lack of experience that Denver was left with limited the defense's ability to make adjustments.

Broncos CB Cox's status unknown for London

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Broncos head to London on Thursday and might not be joined by rookie CB Perrish Cox.

Broncos re-sign DT Smith

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
The Broncos re-signed DT Le Kevin Smith on Tuesday after giving up 328 rushing yards to the Raiders on Sunday.

49ers QB Smith gets shoulder checked in London

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith had his injured left shoulder checked at a London hospital on Monday morning and is still unsure if he can play against the Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Raiders set team scoring mark, rout Broncos 59-14

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Behind Darren McFadden's four touchdowns, the Raiders scored the most points in their 50-year history Sunday with a 59-14 thrashing of the demoralized Broncos.

Beadles key to Broncos' improved rushing attack

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
The Broncos welcomed RB Knowshon Moreno back last week, but that's not the only reason Denver saw an improvement in its running game.  

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.

LT, Jets hold off Broncos

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
LaDainian Tomlinson scored his second touchdown from 2 yards out with 73 seconds left after a pass interference flag and the New York Jets rallied past the Denver Broncos 24-20 on Sunday.

Broncos add defensive depth

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed SS Kyle McCarthy and OLB Kevin Alexander from their practice squad, giving the team increased depth on defense and increased speed on special teams.

Report: Revis a game-time decision

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Jets will not make a decision on CB Darrelle Revis' status until game time on Sunday, a league source told Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.

Elway sacked by Ponzi scheme

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Denver Post reported on Thursday that John Elway and his business partner lost $15 million in a Ponzi scheme to hedge fund manager Sean Mueller, who has been accused of racketeering, fraud and theft.

S Bruton, CB Jones to have expanded roles for Broncos

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The wave of injuries that has hit the Broncos over the past few weeks should mean additional playing time for S David Bruton and CB Nate Jones.

Broncos lose two key defenders

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Denver Post reports that Broncos OLB Robert Ayers (foot) and FS Brian Dawkins (knee) will miss multiple games after suffering injuries in Week Five.

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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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