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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 sign ex-Patriots DE Green, ex-Chargers NT Williams

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels added two veterans to his defensive line Tuesday by signing DE Jarvis Green and NT Jamal Williams to contracts.

Broncos agree to terms with Bannan

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Broncos have agreed to terms with NT Justin Bannan on a five-year contract, reports indicate.

Broncos re-sign Hochstein, Lloyd

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Broncos re-signed two of their veteran unrestricted free agents Friday, according to reports.

Broncos assessing options for replacing Wiegmann

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Broncos will be looking for a center in the draft or free agency after releasing Casey Wiegmann, who started at the position for Denver from 2008-09.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Broncos place highest tender on Dumervil

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos tendered OLB Elvis Dumervil at the highest level Wednesday, which means a team would have to give up a first- and third-round pick to sign him.

Report: Broncos tender Marshall, Orton

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The Broncos tendered WR Brandon Marshall and QB Kyle Orton at the first-round level Wednesday, according to an ESPN report.

McDaniels not ruling out returns for Marshall, Scheffler in 2010

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
While it appeared that their time with the Broncos would soon come to an end, Josh McDaniels wouldn't rule out Brandon Marshall and Tony Scheffler being back in Denver next season.

Broncos expected to dangle RFA Marshall

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
It still looks as if WR Brandon Marshall and the Broncos will part ways this offseason, but there's a chance he could be back in Denver in 2010, despite a falling out with head coach Josh McDaniels.

Charges will not be pressed against Moreno

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Broncos RB Knowshon Moreno was accused of knocking a freshman at the University of Georgia unconscious in a bar fight in Athens, Ga., Feb. 20, according to reports, but the alleged victim will not press charges against him.

Broncos cut Wiegmann, Jordan

Posted Feb. 23, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos released C Casey Wiegmann and RB LaMont Jordan Tuesday, reports indicate.

Broncos won't commit to Orton beyond 2010

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 10:38 a.m. ET
The Broncos struck down reports that they are one of a few teams interested in trading for Eagles QB Donovan McNabb, but that doesn't mean they are committed to Kyle Orton as their long-term answer at quarterback, we hear.

Marshall willing to return to Denver, but Broncos expected to explore trade options

Posted Feb. 06, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Broncos are expected by some to deal Brandon Marshall away this offseason, but Marshall recently expressed remorse over what he called "unprofessional" behavior last year and said he is willing to return to Denver to play in 2010.

Reliving past Super Bowls in South Florida

Posted Jan. 31, 2010 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
With Super Bowl XLIV only a week away, Tom Danyluk looks back at the nine previous Super Bowls held in South Florida, focusing on a highlight or two, or an interesting anecdote, from each game.

Broncos promote Martindale to defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 2:50 a.m. ET
Ten days after Mike Nolan unexpectedly resigned his position as defensive coordinator, the Broncos promoted Don "Wink" Martindale to succeed Nolan, the team announced Thursday.

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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