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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 sign WR West

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed WR Chastin West on Tuesday. West had been on the Packers' practice squad. To make room for West, the Jags waived rookie WR Jamar Newsome.

Del Rio won't announce Jags starter

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said on Sunday evening he is unsure who his team's starting quarterback will be next week when the team faces the Panthers.

Jets roll to 2-0 with big win over Jaguars

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets' offense got things started early, and the defense made things miserable for Luke McCown.

Jaguars RB Karim embracing larger role in backfield

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
As the backup to Maurice Jones-Drew, Deji Karim has a much larger role this season after backup Rashad Jennings suffered a season-ending knee injury in camp.

Jags hang on to top Titans 16-14

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Maurice Jones-Drew scored in his return from knee surgery, and Jacksonville used a flawless start and some clutch plays late to edge Tennessee 16-14 in the season opener Sunday.

Jaguars QB McCown gets shot following Garrard's release

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Following the surprising release of QB David Garrard, eighth-year veteran QB Luke McCown will have an opportunity to prove he can stay healthy and run the Jaguars' offense.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

Del Rio: Garrard 'couldn't get it going'

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' stunning announcement that it was releasing QB David Garrard was the result of the veteran's inability to perform at a high level.

Busy day for Jaguars

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Saturday was a busy day for the Jaguars, as they made a series of moves in order to get to the 53-man roster limit

Jags RB Jennings to go on I.R.

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have placed backup RB Rashad Jennings on injured reserve because of a knee injury suffered in the preseason.

Rams finish preseason 4-0 behind sharp Bradford

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford completed 7 of 11 passes for 133 yards and a touchdown, and the Rams beat the Jaguars 24-17 in the preseason finale Thursday night.

Taylor to sign, then retire with Jaguars

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will sign RB Fred Taylor, the franchise's all-time leading rusher, so he can retire with them.

Jaguars 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Jaguars bolstered their defense via free agency but who will start at quarterback? Learn more in PFW's in-depth team preview.

Jaguars release three, including Bouman

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
The Jaguars made three cuts on Monday and will need to make two more before Tuesday afternoon to reach the limit of 80 players.

Lindell seals Bills' OT win over Jaguars

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:27 p.m. ET
Rian Lindell hit a 40-yard field goal with 3:04 left in overtime to give Buffalo a 35-32 preseason victory over  Jacksonville on Saturday night.

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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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