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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

NFC East best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 21, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC East who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Lee, Jason Pierre-Paul, Trent Williams and Antonio Dixon.  

Giants can't be stunned by Umenyiora unhappiness

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The on-again, off-again relationship between the Giants and DE Osi Umenyiora hit another snag with the news that Umenyiora said GM Jerry Reese lied to him about his contract.

Affidavit: Giants broke promise to Umenyiora

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Osi Umenyiora stated in a sworn affidavit that the Giants broke promises, likely explaining why he wants out of New York before the 2011 season.

Remembering Andy Robustelli

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Former Rams and Giants great Andy Robustelli, who passed away at age 85 earlier this week, was a winner and a pass-rushing pioneer.

Jacobs: 'No way' Burress joins Giants

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs told ESPNNewYork.com that his friend, WR Plaxico Burress, will not be joining his old team next season.

Hall of Fame DE Robustelli dies at age 85

Posted May 31, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame DE Andy Robustelli, who played for the Rams and Giants from 1951-64, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 85.

Lockout limbo: Giants report

Posted May 29, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lingering lockout, we offer our take on where the Giants stand.

Giants will lean on Prince early

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Drafting CB Prince Amukamara was not quite the shocker for the Giants that people believe it was.

Report: Giants RB Bradshaw hires Rosenhaus

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
According to Pro Football Talk, Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw, who might be a free agent once the lockout ends, has changed agents.

Diehl doesn't see Burress returning to Giants

Posted May 20, 2011 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Dave Diehl, the Giants' starting left tackle, believes Plaxico Burress will want to start over with a new team in a new city rather than return to New York.

Mara: 'We need to resolve our differences with the players'

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants president and CEO John Mara wrote an editorial on the team's website on Thursday explaining the owners' stance in the current labor dispute and why a new CBA is important.

Giants have immediate plans for DT Austin

Posted May 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
With DT Barry Cofield likely departing via free agency, rookie Marvin Austin has an opportunity to step in an contribute right away for the Giants, who believe he can be an active and dangerous interior rusher.

Readers: Lions had best draft among NFC teams

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW poll question asking which NFC team did the best in the 2011 NFL draft decidedly picked the Lions.

Prince Amukamara's draft diary, Part 10

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
In the final edition of the draft diary, Prince Amukamara talks to PFW's Kevin Fishbain about his Draft Day experience and being a member of the Giants.

Fantasy outlook: WR Jerrel Jernigan

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
Right now, Jerrel Jernigan's role will be as a punt returner, a big area of need, and perhaps as a slot receiver if Steve Smith leaves via free agency or returns slowly from injury.

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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