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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

Late rally lifts Seahawks over Giants

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
A late touchdown pass and interception return for a score helped the Seahawks rally to a 36-25 win over the Gaints.

For Giants' Cruz, concentration is key

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Victor Cruz hasn't overtaken Mario Manningham as the starting flanker, but he has shown great improvement.

Giants sign CB Tryon

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
The Giants added a cornerback Tuesday, signing free agent Justin Tryon, who was cut by the Colts last week.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Giants escape desert with 31-27 win

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes in a 58-second span late in the game and the Giants rallied to stun the Cardinals 31-27 on Sunday.

Giants' Hynoski opening eyes, big holes

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
One of the quietly impressive contributors for the Giants in the early going has been undrafted rookie FB Henry Hynoski.

Manning, Barber and Bailey NFC Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Eli Manning, Ronde Barber and Dan Bailey were named NFC Players of the Week for Week Three.

Manning, Coughlin have their say against Eagles

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Giants QB Eli Manning and head coach Tom Coughlin are easy targets, but their stellar execution against the Eagles shows just how valuable they are.

Manning hits Cruz for two TDs in win over Eagles

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw four touchdown passes, including two to Victor Cruz, and the Giants beat the Eagles 29-16 Sunday.

Umenyiora says he has acted in Giants' best interests

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Giants are hoping that DE Osi Umenyiora can put his differences behind him and return to the field close to his 2010 level.

Giants place Hixon on I.R., re-sign Clayton

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Giants placed WR Domenik Hixon on injured reserved and re-signed WR Michael Clayton.

NFL warns teams about faking injuries

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The NFL sent a memo to all 32 teams warning them against faking injuries, the AP reported Wednesday.

Giants' Hixon out for season

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Giants WR Domenik Hixon will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL, the Giants announced Wednesday.

Rams plan to protest Giants' 'injuries'

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 2:40 a.m. ET
The Rams will file a complaint with the NFL office, alleging that the Giants faked injuries Monday night to interrupt the rhythm of the Rams' no-huddle offense.

Manning, Hixon lead Giants over Rams

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two TD passes and WR Domenik Hixon made a juggling TD catch to lead New York to a 28-16 victory over mistake-prone St. Louis on Monday night.

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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