Akeem Ayers

#56 LB / St. Louis Rams / EXP: 5YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 255 lb Age: 26 College: UCLA Bye 6

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  • by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

    Rams sign LB Akeem Ayers

    Linebacker Akeem Ayers has signed with the Rams on Thursday, according to the team. Ayers spent last season with the Patriots recording 20 total tackles, four sacks and one interception. The 25-year-old spent four seasons with the Titans prior to playing for the Patriots. For his career Ayers has 252 total tackles, 13 sacks and three forced fumbles.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Rams host visits from Nick Fairley, Akeem Ayers

    The Rams hosted a pair of defensive players on Thursday. According to ESPN.com, former Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and former Titans and Patriots linebacker Akeem Ayers met with the Rams. The Rams could use the depth along the interior defensive line with the organization cutting Kendall Langford in a salary cap move. In four seasons with the Lions, Fairley totaled 98 tackles and 13.5 sacks. Ayers has been linked to the Rams for a while. Traded to the Patriots from the Titans mid-season, Ayers recorded 20 tackles, four sacks and one interception in New England.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Report: Rams showing interest in linebacker Akeem Ayers

    The Rams are reportedly interested in signing free agent linebacker Akeem Ayers, according to the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Ayers, who was traded to the Patriots from the Titans last season, totaled 20 tackles and four sacks in nine games in 2014. He's amassed 252 tackles and 13 sacks in his first four seasons in the league.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Tom Brady, Akeem Ayers get the green light for Super Bowl Sunday

    Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (ankle) and linebackers Akeem Ayers (knee) and Dont'a Hightower (shoulder) are active and set to play in the Super Bowl Sunday against the Seahawks, the team announced. All three were considered probable and in no real danger of missing the game Sunday. Brady threw for 4,109 yards with 33 touchdowns and nine interceptions in 2014. Patriots center Bryan Stork is also active after being upgraded to probable for the game Saturday. The game is currently pick'em between New England and Seattle Sunday.

  • by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Patriots fairly healthy heading into Super Bowl Sunday

    The Patriots will be at nearly full strength for Sunday's Super Bowl as the following players have been listed as probable: Tom Brady (ankle), Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), Chris Jones (elbow), Akeem Ayers (knee), Darrelle Revis (non-injury-related) and Sealver Siliga (foot). All except Brady were limited participants in practice Friday. The only question mark is center Bryan Stork, who is questionable with a knee injury and was limited in practice Friday. The Patriots are currently 1-point favorites against Seattle.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Patriots LB Akeem Ayers misses practice, probable for Sunday

    Patriots linebacker Akeem Ayers did not practice Friday but is listed as probable for Sunday night's matchup with the Colts. Ayers' absence wasn't related to an injury, and he should be good to go for the Week 11 contest.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Titans' Whisenhunt explains why Akeem Ayers was traded to Patriots

    Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt expressed Wednesday part of the reason the team traded Akeem Ayers to the Patriots was that he didn't provide a big enough boost on special teams, according to The Tennessean. Ayers, who was inactive for five of the team's seven games, was a second-round pick in 2011. "I think we had an opportunity, and I think it was good for both parties,'' Whisenhunt said. "It gave Akeem a chance to get a fresh start, and it gave us a chance to get something in exchange for that. "I think really a big part of it was special teams. When you're in that role, you've got to be able to contribute special teams wise, and we needed that, and we just didn't feel like we were getting enough in that area."

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    La Canfora: Titans trading LB Akeem Ayers to Pats

    The Titans agreed to trade linebacker Akeem Ayers to the Patriots, reports CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora. New England will give up a sixth-round pick and receive Ayers plus a seventh-rounder, per La Canfora. The Tennessean said the trade will go through once Ayers passes a physical.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Shonn Greene among Titans inactives Week 7

    Titans running back Shonn Greene, cornerback Coty Sensabaugh, linebacker Akeem Ayers, tackle Will Svitek, tight end Taylor Thompson and defensive end Ropati Pitoitua were among the team's inactives Week 7 at Washington.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Jake Locker among Titans inactives Week 6

    The following players on the injury report were officially ruled active for the Titans Week 6 against Jacksonville: QB Jake Locker, RB Shonn Greene, CB Coty Sensabaugh, CB Brandon Ghee, LB Akeem Ayers, TE Taylor Thompson and TE Craig Stevens.

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