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Broncos add a sixth linebacker in Adrian Robinson

Thin at linebacker, the Denver Broncos claimed Adrian Robinson off waivers from Philadelphia on Sunday and released fullback Jacob Hester. The Eagles acquired Robinson, a second-year pro, from Pittsburgh in exchange for running back Felix Jones on Aug. 23. Robinson made the Steelers as an undrafted rookie free agent last season from Temple. H appeared in 12 games, all on special...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Packer Alex Green claimed by Jets

In releasing fullback Jacob Hester to make room for special teamer/linebacker Adrian Robinson Denver Broncos executive John Elway described the weekend's events as a "liquid process." Players who managed to escape the Turk on Saturday's roster cutdown deadline realize they can't sleep easily with the waiver-wire bonanza coming on Sunday. The New York Daily...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Offseason Roster Moves in the Rushing Attack

2013 Denver Broncos Offseason analysis: Running BacksPart 2 of a 9 Part Series Willis McGahee, 2013 base salary: $2.5 million: The 31 year old veteran was ready to go had the Broncos advanced to the AFC Championship game. His effectiveness would have most likely been limited. The 9th year pro out of the University of Miami will have some more time to rehab his torn MCL and the compression...
Via Football Nation
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Knowshon Moreno Runs Hard vs. Cleveland

Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno compiled 127 yards from scrimmage on 22 carries and five catches Sunday against the Browns.Fantasy Spin:Moreno is averaging 122.8 yards from scrimmage over his last five games after not playing from Week 3-11. The only thing he didn't do Sunday was score; fullback Jacob Hester punched in a 3-yarder in the fourth quarter.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

AFC West Beat: Denver Appears to Be Unstoppable

Week 15 in the AFC West was not extremely exciting as Denver torched Baltimore, Kansas City and Oakland scored no touchdowns in their game, and as San Diego forgot how to play offense. This article recaps the action and gives you more details on the week 15 games.   Denver @ BaltimoreDenver played excellent on both sides of the ball and easily took care of the reeling Baltimore...
Via Football Nation
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos bring in free agent RB Jacob Hester

(Jeff Gross/Getty Images) As expected, the Denver Broncos brought in free agent running back Jacob Hester on Monday, presumably signing him to a one-year deal.  The team announced the transaction via press release on Monday afternoon. Additionally, the team signed fellow running back Jeremiah Johnson back to the practice squad, after releasing him last week. With Willis McGahee...
Via BroncoTalk
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos bring Hester in as 4th running back

The Denver Broncos have signed former Chargers running back Jacob Hester to take the spot opened when Willis McGahee went on injured reserve. The Broncos also signed Jeremiah Johnson back to their practice squad Monday. Hester, a third-round pick out of LSU in 2008, played fullback for San Diego for four years. He had 94 rushes for 319 yards and also caught 55 passes for 308 yards...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos add RB Hester to roster

The Denver Broncos announced Monday they signed running back Jacob Hester to their active roster and added running back Jeremiah Johnson to the practice squad. Hester was a third round draft choice of the San Diego Chargers in 2008. He played in San Diego before getting cut earlier this year. He has a career 3.4 yards-per-carry average. Johnson is in his third pro season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos may add RB Jacob Hester to backfield

(Getty Images) The Broncos placed starting running back Willis McGahee on injured reserve yesterday, leaving no short-yardage backs remaining on the roster. Denver will likely have a rotation of Knowshon Moreno, Ronnie Hillman, and Lance Ball on Sunday, but none of those three backs can run between the tackles or pass block as well as McGahee.  For that reason, the Broncos have...
Via BroncoTalk
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Nothing Personal, It’s Just Business

In recent years corporate America has been on the dark side of bad press when it comes to layoffs, plants are closing and there is a loss of workforce, it seems like nationwide. One ongoing and unspoken joke is the term Black Friday. I don’t mean the day after Thanksgiving shopping extravaganza that goes by the same name. Instead it is the 4:45 on a Friday call into the boss...
Via The Eastside Perspective
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers Made Sacrifices to Fit Talented 53 Man Roster

Yesterday, the Chargers announced their final cut down to a 53 man roster. With the cuts, many good players had to be cut to make room for the best team moving forward. This part of the year is never an easy thing and many Twitter users were having a hard time letting go of some good men.  Some veterans contracts that had to be terminated to make room on the roster include, Jacques...
Via 60 Max Power O
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Cesaire, Hester let go by Chargers

Defensive end Jacques Cesaire and fullback Jacob Hester were among the 22 players released or re-designated as the San Diego Chargers reached the 53-player roster limit for the regular season.
Via sdg.scout.com
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL News: San Diego Chargers roster moves to reach 53-man limit

The San Diego Chargers met the league imposed deadline last night to reach the 53-man roster. After several moves, the Chargers roster is currently at 53 players. San Diego placed S Sean Cathouse on the injured reserve list. Veteran players, Jacques Cesaire, Anthony Davis, Mario Henderson, Jacob Hester and Nick Novak all had their contracts terminated. Being vested veterans, they...
Via thepigskinreport.com
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Cesaire, Hester let go by Chargers

Defensive end Jacques Cesaire and fullback Jacob Hester were among the 22 players released or re-designated as the San Diego Chargers reached the 53-player roster limit for the regular season. Cesaire, signed as an undrafted free agent in 2003, was the leader of a defensive line for the only team he has played for. Cesaire became expendable because of a youth movement along the...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers released Hester, Novak; waive QB Lee

There were several notable names among the Chargers' moves to reach Friday's 53-man roster limit. Nate Kaeding has won the tight battle for the kicking job with Nick Novak released, and veteran fullback Jacob Hester was also released, along with offensive tackles Anthony Davis and Mario Henderson and defensive end Jacques Cesair. Safety Sean Cattouse was placed on injured...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers find motivation in being out of spotlight

The San Diego Chargers aren't media darlings anymore, and Antonio Gates says that may be a good thing. ''It's definitely humbling,'' said the eight-time Pro Bowl tight end. ''Because we haven't gotten that exposure, it's humbling to our team.'' For the first time in years, the Chargers (No. 16 in the AP Pro32) aren't the pundits...
Via Fox Sports
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ta-ta, Tolbert?

The Chargers have two key free agents in the offensive backfield: Mike Tolbert and Jacob Hester. Although Tolbert has been the more productive player since the duo entered the league together in 2008, it would appear Hester has the better odds of returning. Read on to find out why.
Via sdg.scout.com
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Raiders lead Chargers 24-17 in 3rd quarter

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Vincent Brown and Jacob Hester caught touchdown passes from Philip Rivers as the San Diego Chargers rallied to trail the Oakland Raiders 24-17 after three quarters Thursday night.Hester scored three plays after the Chargers had an apparent touchdown overruled. Rivers hit Brown in the left corner ...
Via Washington Times
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Raiders lead Chargers 24-17 in 3rd quarter

Vincent Brown and Jacob Hester caught touchdown passes from Philip Rivers as the San Diego Chargers rallied to trail the Oakland Raiders 24-17 after three quarters Thursday night.
Via Sign on San Diego
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

4 Keys to Success for Chargers v. Chiefs

The Chargers are 4-2 and in first place, but have looked anything but dominant getting there. Monday Night the team faces the Chiefs in Kansas City. The last team to beat the Chiefs was the Bolts, a month ago at the Q. This time around things will look a little different. Here are four keys to a success Monday night: Don't Get Confused Arrowhead is always rowdy. The Chargers...
Via NBC San Diego
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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