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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 hire offensive assistant coaches

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:46 a.m. ET
The Broncos continued the shake-up of their coaching staff Saturday, hiring three new assistants and shifting the responsibilities of three others.

Broncos considering Pees, Martindale for D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels is deliberating over whom to hire as his next defensive coordinator following Mike Nolan's departure.

Broncos D-coordinator Nolan resigns

Posted Jan. 18, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Broncos' defense improved from its 2008 form during the ’09 season under coordinator Mike Nolan, but his time with the team has come to an end after just one year.

Broncos not likely to let Scheffler depart without compensation

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Tony Scheffler wasn't happy about having his role reduced in first-year head coach Josh McDaniels' offense, and tensions boiled over at the end of the season when Scheffler was benched in Week 17.

Marshall heading back to trading block

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
After witnessing Josh McDaniels question the severity of Brandon Marshall's hamstring injury before deactivating him in Week 17, sources in Denver are having a hard time imagining Marshall wearing a Broncos uniform in 2010.

'Coaching decision' to deactivate Broncos WR Marshall

Posted Jan. 02, 2010 @ 3:13 a.m. ET
Four months after Josh McDaniels had suspended Brandon Marshall for nine days because of insubordination, the Broncos' head coach said Friday that his Pro Bowl wide receiver would be deactivated for Sunday's key game against Kansas City, saying it ...

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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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