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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 surprise by cutting DE Green

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Broncos have released DE Jarvis Green, who was signed as a free agent to help remake the team's front line in the 3-4 defense.

Report: Broncos RB White out for year with torn Achilles tendon

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Broncos RB LenDale White will miss the 2010 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in Thursday night's preseason finale.

Broncos CB Smith playing his way off roster

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
If CB Alphonso Smith was being evaluated on merit alone, he would not make the Broncos' roster, a team observer told PFW.

Moreno’s return to practice a positive sign for Week One status

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ noon ET
You have to practice before you can play, so Knowshon Moreno's return to workouts is a step in the right direction for owners banking on him Week One.

Broncos RB Moreno returns to practice

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
After hurting his hamstring on the first day of training camp, Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno returned to pracitce Tuesday.

Broncos cut RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced Monday that they have released RB Justin Fargas and designated CB Tony Carter as waived/injured.

Reports: Broncos WR Thomas doubtful for season opener

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Broncos received some good news Wednesday when tests reportedly showed that rookie WR Demaryius Thomas did not suffer a stress fracture in his left foot.

Broncos OLT Clady returns to practice

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
Broncos All-Pro OLT Ryan Clady returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a knee injury in a pickup basketball game in April.

Broncos release ILB Ayodele

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Broncos released ILB Akin Ayodele on Tuesday.

Tebow challenging Quinn for backup duty

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The only competition at quarterback in Denver is between Brady Quinn and Tim Tebow, who are battling to be Kyle Orton's primary backup.

Broncos sign Orton to extension

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos have signed QB Kyle Orton to a contract extension, the team announced late Thursday.

Tebow misses second practice in a row

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow sat out Thursday's practice and his debut in front of the home fans Saturday night is in jeopardy.

Broncos sign RB Fargas

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Broncos addressed their need for healthy bodies at running back, signing Justin Fargas to a one-year deal.

Broncos lose OLB Moss for two weeks

Posted Aug. 07, 2010 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
Broncos OLB Jarvis Moss, who was slated to replace the injured Elvis Dumervil, broke a bone in his right hand during Denver's Friday-morning workout. The broken bone will require surgery, and Moss is expected to miss two weeks of ...

Floyd Little takes long road to Hall

Posted Aug. 06, 2010 @ 8:57 a.m. ET
Before a pair of Lombardi Trophies were resting in Denver and John Elway's orange No. 7 became one of the most iconic jerseys in football history, Floyd Little was the face of the Broncos.

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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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