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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

Shorts and Shells: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 4 a.m. ET
Even on bye, the Packers are the envy of teams at the other end of the standings, who are eyeing Pack staffers like Reggie McKenzie. Also, Bill Belichick's questionable coaching move, and more from Week Eight.

Giants rally, keep Dolphins winless

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Victor Cruz with 5:58 to play and the Giants barely avoided a post-bye letdown, keeping Miami winless with a 20-17 victory.

Dolphins downgrade CB Davis, RB Thomas to out

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Dolphins downgraded CB Vontae Davis and RB Daniel Thomas to out for Sunday's game against the Giants with hamstring injuries.

Giants will work Amukamara into rotation

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 2:57 a.m. ET
First-round CB Prince Amukamara has had only a handful of practices with the Giants following foot surgery, and he will be worked into the rotation slowly.

TE Jake Ballard making Giants forget Kevin Boss

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
Giants TE Jake Ballard has been a very pleasant surprise for a Giants offense that was worried about the TE position to start the season.

Mara named management council chairman

Posted Oct. 21, 2011 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
Giants president and CEO John Mara has been named chairman of the NFL's Management Council Executive Committee/Labor.

Bar raised for Giants' Ballard, Cruz

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The bye week has given people a chance to appreciate how good — and unexpected — the contributions of WR Victor Cruz and TE Jake Ballard have been.

Bradshaw, Coleman and Hester NFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw, Eagles S Kurt Coleman and Bears WR-RS Devin Hester were named NFC Players of Week Six.

Bradshaw's three TDs help push Giants past Bills

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Ahmad Bradshaw ran for 104 yards and a career-best three touchdowns in the Giants' 27-24 win over the Bills.

Giants promote DT Hendricks

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Giants filled the opening on their active roster by promoting DT Dwayne Hendricks from their practice squad.

They Said It: week of Oct. 9

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall on his plans for Monday night's contest against the Jets, quoted on miamiherald.com: "I'll probably get kicked out after the second quarter. I'm not joking. I'm serious."

Giants have myriad running issues

Posted Oct. 14, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The talk all week has been about how the Giants no longer can run the ball the way the team long has sought to do. But the question is: Why not?

Giants S Phillips fined $20,000

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The NFL has fined Giants S Kenny Phillips $20,000 for an illegal hit, his second infraction this season.

Giants knew DT Kennedy had substance issue

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Giants were aware that Jimmy Kennedy faced a possible suspension when they signed him in August.

NFL suspends Giants DT Kennedy

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
Giants DT Jimmy Kennedy was suspended by the NFL on Tuesday for four games beginning immediately for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

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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