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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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Dumervil’s injury could devastate Broncos’ pass rush

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Injuries to RBs Knowshon Moreno and Correll Buckhalter were only preliminary bumps in the road compared to the news of OLB Elvis Dumervil's torn pectoral muscle

Reports: Broncos OLB Dumervil tears pectoral

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil suffered a torn pectoral muscle during a Wednesday practice, according to reports, and could be out for four months.

Broncos sign ex-Titans RB White

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
The Broncos signed former Titans RB LenDale White on Wednesday as insurance with two of their top backs battling injuries. To make room on the roster, Denver cut RB Kolby Smith.

Dumervil says he’s just getting started

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
PFW spoke with Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil about his new contract, why he believes his best days are still ahead of him and whether head coach Josh McDaniels has changed much since taking over as Denver's head coach before ...

Broncos RB Moreno suffers injury

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Second-year Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno sustained a hamstring injury at practice Sunday. Reports indicate that the hamstring was not torn and he will be sidelined three weeks.

Broncos reach deal with top pick Thomas

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
The Broncos reached a deal with the last of their unsigned draft choices Saturday, as WR Demaryius Thomas agreed to a five-year, $15.5 million contract with more than $9 million in guaranteed money.

Broncos trade Arrington to Eagles for Mays

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Broncos made a trade Friday night, sending LB Joe Mays to Denver and RB-RS J.J. Arrington to Philadelphia.

Broncos’ Dumervil says contract doesn’t mean he will relent

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil told PFW he still believes he has something to prove.

Broncos sign Tebow

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
The Broncos announced they signed first-round pick Tim Tebow on Thursday.

Broncos sign OL Beadles

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
The Broncos have signed second-round OL Zane Beadles. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed though numerous reports say that the deal is for four years and $4.2 million.

Broncos sign Dumervil to extension

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 2:11 a.m. ET
Broncos OLB Elvis Dumervil got the long-term contract extension he was seeking. The NFL sack leader agreed to a long-term deal late Thursday.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Broncos’ Quinn expects to compete for starting job

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels has said Kyle Orton is his starting quarterback until someone beats Orton for the job, and backup Brady Quinn recently told PFW his goal heading into training camp is to play and to win.

Broncos can hang around in AFC West

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
Are the Broncos going to catch us napping again? PFW's Mike Wilkening, for one, believes Denver will be more competitive than many people expect.

Broncos’ Ayers will have to outdo Moss for starting spot

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Broncos OLB Robert Ayers doesn't appear to have momentum on his side as he prepares for a crucial training camp.

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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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