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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

Ask the experts: Best trade of the draft's first two days

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
PFW editors offer their take on the team that made the best trade in the first three rounds of the 2011 NFL draft.

Jaguars QB Gabbert in an 'ideal situation'

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:45 p.m. ET
Jaguars new QB Blaine Gabbert, who the club traded up six spots in the first round to select, is ready to earn the trust of his teammates and coaching staff as the future of the franchise.

Fantasy outlook: Blaine Gabbert

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
QB Blaine Gabbert's long-term outlook is promising, as he can make all the throws and looks the part of a smart, strong-armed passer, but it is going to take time before he is a viable fantasy option.

Redskins nab hell-on-wheels Kerrigan

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:31 p.m. ET
I am about to praise the Redskins for their — wait for it — patience. Trading back to get Ryan Kerrigan was an un-Redskins-like move that should pay off immediately.

Jaguars move up to grab Gabbert

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
Jaguars GM Gene Smith swings for the fences by trading up to grab Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert, the top-ranked QB on PFW draft analyst Nolan Nawrocki's board.

Jags get Missouri QB Gabbert in trade with Redskins

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
The Jaguars moved up six spots in the first round of the NFL draft to select Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert.

Smith: Jaguars have 'extra draft class in some ways'

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
GM Gene Smith pointed out last week that the club "has an extra draft class in some ways," as 12 of the 14 Jaguars who wound up on injured reserve last season were rookies.

Draft Dose: Who needs an inside linebacker?

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
In the 29th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams that are in need of an inside linebacker, with Illinois' Martez Wilson a top option.

Weaver's waffling does not mean Del Rio's job is safe past 2011

Posted April 15, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver's comments about his team being a year or two away from competing at the highest level does not make head coach Jack Del Rio's job any more secure.

In Gene, Jaguars fans trust

Posted April 13, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
GM Gene Smith's practical approach has helped build a young, solid foundation in Jacksonville.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 16

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 9:07 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 16th pick in the NFL draft, including Troy Polamalu by the Steelers in 2003.

Report: Brunell attempts to buy rings back

Posted April 05, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Mark Brunell, who originally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last June, has reportedly filed a bankruptcy reorganization plan to buy back some of his football memorabilia.

Jaguars look to get younger on interior of O-line

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
With C Brad Meester at the age of 34 and OLG Vince Manuwai turning 31 this summer, the Jaguars know they could have two new linemen manning those positions in the not-too-distant future.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Jaguars likely to address LB position in draft

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Gene Smith has not drafted a linebacker in two years since becoming the Jaguars' general manager, but with veteran free agents Kirk Morrison and Justin Durant not expected back, we hear that is likely to change next month.

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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