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Brad Meester

Brad Meester - #63 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 292 lbs.
Birthday 03/23/1977
Birthplace Iowa Falls, IA
College Northern Iowa
Years played 14
Drafted 2000, 2nd round, 29th pick by Jaguars

Jaguars release Ross, Landry

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Jaguars released DBs Aaron Ross and Dawan Landry on Friday, the team announced.

Jacksonville Jaguars: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Jacksonville Jaguars, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Jaguars release OT Whimper, DB King, QB Wilson

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars released OT Guy Whimper, DB Brandon King and QB John Parker Wilson, the team announced.

Caldwell might be starting fresh in Jacksonville

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Expect new Jaguars GM David Caldwell to emphasize this offseason on building through the draft. Heavily.

Why would the Jaguars give up on Gabbert now?

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Despite few positive signs to date, now is not the time to move on from Blaine Gabbert in Jacksonville, writes Arthur Arkush.

Jaguars announce some big changes

Posted Feb. 08, 2013 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Jaguars announced this week that they won't be very active in free agency and will transition to a zone-blocking system in 2013.

Jaguars introduce new logo

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars introduced a new brand identity and logo on Tuesday.

Jaguars hire Walker, Scelfo, Yarno as assistants

Posted Jan. 24, 2013 @ 5:57 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have hired defensive backs coach DeWayne Walker, quarterbacks coach Frank Scelfo and offensive line coach George Yarno.

Jaguars retain assistant coaches Duffner, Sullivan

Posted Jan. 21, 2013 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Gus Bradley is keeping two veteran assistants, linebackers coach Mark Duffner and receivers coach Jerry Sullivan, from the previous regime.

Jaguars choose Babich as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
Former Bears LB coach Bob Babich is joining Gus Bradley in Jacksonville as the Jaguars' new defensive coordinator, the team announced Saturday.

Jaguars add Fisch as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
Jaguars new head coach Gus Bradley tabbed former University of Miami offensive coordinator Jed Fisch to oversee the offense, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Tucker takes over Bears' defense

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Bears added to their new coaching staff on Friday, hiring Mel Tucker as defensive coordinator, the team confirmed.

Bradley ready, but needs to hire experienced offensive staff

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
New Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley comes with a wealth of defensive experience, but would be wise to focus on adding top offensive coaches to his staff.

On the clock: Jaguars will be a 'needs-based' drafting team

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
New GM David Caldwell has plenty of holes to fill in Jacksonville and will use a "needs-based" drafting philosophy to accomplish the task.

Jaguars tab Bradley as head coach

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 8:50 a.m. ET
The Jaguars hired former Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer and ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 21, 2013
Meester has decided to rejoin the Jacksonville Jaguars, signing a one-year deal to play a 14th season.||||||| Meester, a second-round draft pick in 2000, has spent his entire career in Jacksonville. He holds franchise records for games played (193) and started (193), and is the only player to spend 13 seasons with the club. He will enter next season with a streak of 74 consecutive starts, tied for the second-longest in team history and the second-longest streak among active NFL centers.
Posted March 19, 2013
Feeling like he has another year in him and not wanting to end his career with the worst season in franchise history, veteran center Brad Meester decided Tuesday to keep playing. Meester signed a one-year contract to play a 14th season with the Jacksonville Jaguars.||||||| A second-round draft pick in 2000, Meester holds franchise records for games played (193) and started (193). He will enter next season with a streak of 74 consecutive starts, tied for the second-longest in team history and the second-longest streak among active NFL centers. He met with new general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley in recent days, and said their energy played a role in keeping him around for one of the worst franchises in the NFL.
Posted Feb. 27, 2009
The Jacksonville Jaguars opened free agency by re-signing Meester.||||||| It wasn't the big moves the Jaguars have had in recent years - they signed defensive end Reggie Hayward, cornerback Brian Williams, right tackle Tony Pashos, cornerback Drayton Florence and receiver Jerry Porter to open free agency the last four years.
Posted July 28, 2008
Meester could miss the start of the season because of a strained right biceps.||||||| Meester sustained the injury during training camp Sunday, but it wasn't clear he was hurt until he missed practice Monday night. It's the third injury in the last four seasons for the 31-year-old offensive lineman and the second in as many training camps. Longtime backup Dennis Norman, who filled in for Meester in '05 and '07, will move back into the starting lineup.
Posted Oct. 12, 2007
Meester is expected to return to the lineup Sunday, according to the Florida Times Union.||||||| Meester missed the first five weeks of the season after cracking a bone in his ankle during the preseason. It's not known whether he'll start, but the likelihood is he won't.

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