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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

Giants-Cowboys record best SNF rating

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
The Cowboys-Giants regular-season finale on Sunday night earned the best overnight rating in the six-year history of "Sunday Night Football."

Giants knock off Dallas to win NFC East

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 1:50 a.m. ET
The Giants claimed the final spot in the NFL playoffs, beating the Cowboys 31-14 on Sunday night to win the NFC East.

Foes' press coverage affecting Giants' receivers

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Opponents have been using press coverage against the Giants' receivers, and it's affecting their production, especially WR Hakeem Nicks, according to our NFC Whispers.

Cardiac Cards are NFL's best at fourth-quarter rallies

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
This week's "NFList" looks at the teams that have most often come from behind in the fourth quarter to win games, such as the Cardinals with PR extraordinaire Patrick Peterson.

Giants using Pierre-Paul in variety of ways

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 1:50 a.m. ET
The book on Jason Pierre-Paul coming out of college was that he might have a steep learning curve, but he has shattered that notion.

The First Fifteen: Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
We examine the big pre-playoff games in Week 17, including Cowboys-Giants and Ravens-Bengals, plus a few contests that will affect the draft order.

Week 17 power rankings

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 3:49 a.m. ET
A win over the Jets, courtesy of Victor Cruz's 99-yard TD catch-and-run, has catapulted the Giants into the top 10 in PFW's power rankings.

Shorts and Shells: Week 16

Posted Dec. 26, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Ranking the danger factor of the teams that have yet to qualify for the postseason; Jerome Simpson's and Richard Seymour's heroics; plus plenty more.

Week 17 playoff scenarios

Posted Dec. 25, 2011 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The playoff scenarios for Week 17, not including the results of Sunday's Bears-Packers game or Monday's Falcons-Saints game.

Week 17 Cowboys-Giants game moved to prime time

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 9:19 p.m. ET
The Week 17 Cowboys-Giants game, which will determine the winner of the NFC East, has been flexed into the Sunday-night slot.

Giants beat Jets to set up NFC East showdown in Week 17

Posted Dec. 24, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Victor Cruz set two franchise receiving records as the Giants kept their playoff hopes alive by winning New York-area bragging rights with a 29-14 victory over the Jets.

Giants' TE injuries starting to mount

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Giants have been a bit thin at tight end all season, even with the breakout performance of starter Jake Ballard.

Ten most intriguing players of Week 16

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Fantasy expert Pat Fitzmaurice wants to see how Eli Manning responds after last week's stinker, facing a tough Jets pass defense and needing a win to stay alive for a postseason berth.

Giants LB Boley accused of abuse in Ala.

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Authorities are investigating a report that Giants LB Michael Boley physically abused his 5-year-old son in Gadsden, Ala., his hometown.

The First Fifteen: Week 16

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
Previewing the early story lines including Giants-Jets, Eagles-Cowboys, Saints-Falcons and the rest of the key Week 16 matchups.


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.