Denver gets a linebacker

The Denver Broncos have signed free-agent linebacker Akin Ayodele. The ninth year veteran was most recently with the Dolphins.
April 26, 2010

Ayodele's an Odd Curiosity for the 49ers

There's a phrase that general managers often use, "strengthening your strength," which is a philosophy where no matter how strong a team is at one facet of the game or how deep they are at one position, that it's more advantageous to improve on that than to shore up your biggest weakness.
March 17, 2010

Family Affair

Linebacker Akin Ayodele is an enthusiastic player who's always ready on Sundays, but even he admits there's something special about this week's encounter against the New Orleans Saints. That's because he'll be facing a team that includes his younger brother.
October 21, 2009

Dallas Sends Two Players to Miami

The Dallas Cowboys have traded linebacker Akin Ayodele and tight end Anthony Fasano to the Miami Dolphins for a fourth round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft.
April 25, 2008

Ayodele's Future in Dallas in Doubt

Linebacker Akin Ayodele's future with Dallas has been in doubt since the team signed veteran free agent linebacker Zach Thomas.
April 4, 2008

AYODELE: What's In A Number?

IRVING, Tex. - When linebacker Al Singleton and the Cowboys parted ways in the offseason, fellow linebacker Akin Ayodele had mixed emotions.
June 13, 2007

Ayodele's Fit in the 3-4 Led Him to Dallas

IRVING, TX. - Akin Ayodele's mother has not yet gotten over her euphoria. "My mom's more excited than anyone," Ayodele said before taking the field for the first time with the Cowboys Friday. "She can't believe I'm home."
June 3, 2006