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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

GM Caldwell's decisions on assembling Jaguars staff will be scrutinized

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
New Jaguars GM David Caldwell impressed observers in his press conference after being hired by Shad Khan.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Jaguars doing things the right way

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Jaguars owner Shahid Khan is still a relative newcomer to the business of running an NFL team, but he seems to be learning fast.

Jaguars fire Mularkey

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
New Jaguars GM David Caldwell dismissed head coach Mike Mularkey on Thursday.

Jaguars hire Caldwell as GM

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have agreed to name Falcons director of player personnel David Caldwell their new general manager, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported.

Cardinals promote Keim to GM

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that Steve Keim has been promoted to be the team’s new general manager.

Jaguars owner Khan still learning NFL ropes

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 10:36 a.m. ET
The way Jaguars owner Shahid Khan removed Gene Smith, the team's GM since 2009 and a Jaguars employee since its inception, left something to be desired.

Smith left Khan no choice but to move on

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 2:08 p.m. ET
Arthur Arkush says Jaguars owner Shahid Khan didn’t just make the correct decision by firing GM Gene Smith, he made the only decision.

AFC South Spin cycle: Loss to Colts drops Texans to No. 3

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Colts sent the reeling Texans back to Houston as Chuck Pagano had a successful return to the sideline after three months away.

Jaguars fire GM Smith

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Jaguars owner Shahid Khan announced early Monday that the team is parting ways with general manager Gene Smith.

Titans notch four return TDs, defeat Jaguars

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Tennessee became the first team in NFL history with two players scoring twice on returns in a game as the Titans beat the Jaguars 38-20.

Jaguars place Jones-Drew on I.R.

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
The Jaguars announced Friday that they have placed RB Maurice Jones-Drew on injured reserve with a foot injury.

Throwing cold water on Tebow-to-Jacksonville rumblings

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow to Jacksonville could very well happen, but it's hardly a "virtual certainty" at this point.

Jaguars place WR Shorts, RB Jennings on I.R.

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The Jaguars placed WR Cecil Shorts, RB Rashad Jennings and LB Greg Jones on injured reserve.

AFC South Spin cycle: Colts' turnaround complete

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 2:32 a.m. ET
The Colts punched their postseason ticket with a 20-13 win at Kansas City and the Texans continue to stumble late this season.

Patriots hold off Jaguars for 11th win

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Tom Brady overcame a rough start by throwing two touchdown passes, and the playoff-bound Patriots held on to beat the woeful Jaguars 23-16 Sunday.

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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