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Brandon Myers

Brandon Myers - #83 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 256 lbs.
Birthday 09/04/1985
Birthplace Prairie City, IA
College Iowa
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 6th round, 29th pick by Raiders

Best NFL defense: Steelers or Giants?

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Patriots claim ex-Giant TE Ballard

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
It appeared that TE Jake Ballard would clear waivers on Tuesday and land on the Giants’ injured reserve list after the team waived him Monday.

Giants OL David Diehl apologizes for DUI

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Giants OG David Diehl apologized for "a bad decision" that resulted in his being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Reports: Giants OL Diehl arrested for DWI

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Giants OL David Diehl was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Sunday evening, WNBC-TV first reported. 

Giants waive TE Ballard, re-sign DT Bernard

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The Giants waived/failed physical TE Jake Ballard and re-signed DT Rocky Bernard, the team announced on Monday.

Giants honored at White House

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Super Bowl-champion Giants visited President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday. 

Giants extend Coughlin through 2014

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The Giants announced Wednesday that head coach Tom Coughlin has signed a contract extension through the 2014 season.

Giants, Umenyiora agree to contract restructuring

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Giants and DE Osi Umenyiora have agreed on a reworked contract, the club announced Friday.

Giants RB Brown has suspension lifted

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Andre Brown has had his four-game suspension lifted. He was suspended in March for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Lucky's sets Giants' win total at nine

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 1:12 a.m. ET
Ten teams have higher regular-season win totals than the defending champion Giants at Lucky's Race and Sports Book, which opened betting on the props Wednesday.

Report: Giants' Nicks has successful surgery

Posted May 26, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks had successful surgery Friday, with a screw inserted in his foot to speed the healing of a fractured bone, the New York Post reported.

Giants WR Nicks fractures foot in practice

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Giants WR Hakeem Nicks fractured the fifth metatarsal of his right foot during OTAs on Thursday morning, the team announced.

Packers, Patriots atop Cantor's win total props

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Cantor Gaming released its regular-season win total props for all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday, and expectations look to be high for two teams in particular. 

NFC East players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC East team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Eagles QB Michael Vick.

Better NFL offense: Giants or Saints?

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
In the third matchup of our video series facing the NFL's top offenses against each other, we look at the Giants vs. the Saints.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 17, 2013
Myers has signed with the New York Giants as a free agent.||||||| Myers spent the first four seasons of his career with the Oakland Raiders. He's played in 58 career games with 28 starts and posted his best season in 2012, when he started all 16 games and had career-high totals of 79 receptions for 806 yards and four touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Myers hauled in a career-high 14 receptions for 130 yards and a score in Sunday's 20-17 loss to Cleveland.||||||| Myers continues to post very impressive numbers and now has 69 catches - the third-most in the league among tight ends.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
Myers is emerging as a fantasy sleeper for owners looking for help at tight end.||||||| Myers has been targeted 40 times in his last five games to rank within the league's top 15. If you are looking for an unheralded player who can make some fantasy noise and provide an extra edge, it could be Myers - the kind of player who can make a difference in close leagues.
Posted Dec. 20, 2009
Myers will not return to Oakland's game at Denver because of a concussion.||||||| Myers caught a 6-yard pass from Charlie Frye with 5:19 left before halftime, his only reception of the game. Myers has four receptions for 19 yards in nine games this season.
Posted July 20, 2009
The Raiders have agreed to a four-year contract with Myers.||||||| The tight end, a sixth-round pick from Iowa, is the first of Oakland's seven selections to sign a contract. The Raiders already cut ties with one of their picks, releasing defensive end Stryker Sulak last week. Myers is a blocking tight end, who was brought in to allow starting Zach Miller to spend more time as a downfield receiver.

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