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Chris Myers

Chris Myers - #55 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 290 lbs.
Birthday 09/15/1981
Birthplace Miami, FL
College Miami (FL)
Years played 9
Drafted 2005, 6th round, 26th pick by Broncos

Lockout limbo: Texans report

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Texans.

Texans' decision to have Williams stand up could pay off

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
A big season could be in the offing for Houston's Mario Williams, who is transitioning to rush outside linebacker in the Texans' new 3-4 defensive scheme.

Panthers' Smith addresses trade talk, future in Carolina

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.

Texans GM Smith: Rookie S Keo 'diamond in the rough'

Posted May 07, 2011 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
When asked following the draft which pick they were most excited about, Texans GM Rick Smith and head coach Gary Kubiak both mentioned fifth-round S Shiloh Keo.  

AFC South daydreaming

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Here are some potential compelling AFC South story lines that are in jeopardy because of the NFL lockout.

Texans had a plan, stuck to it

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:42 p.m. ET
Texans fans were frustrated early in the draft, but when you step back and look at what they accomplished in the first two rounds, it was quite remarkable.

Which team did best in the first three rounds?

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:25 p.m. ET
With the first three rounds of the NFL draft in the books, PFW editors make their pick for which team, including the Saints, that has had the best draft thus far.

Phillips' defense taking shape in Houston

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
The league's worst pass defense from a season ago took two major steps in the right direction in the second round of the draft.  

DE Watt should improve Houston defense immediately

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
  While Wisconsin DE J.J. Watt might not have been the sexiest pick at No. 11 for the Texans, he is a safe pick who immediately should strengthen the "D" under coordinator Wade Phillips.  

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Texans unlikely to re-sign All-Pro FB Leach

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
All-Pro FB Vonta Leach, an unrestricted free agent who wants be the highest-paid lead blocker in the NFL, is not likely to be re-signed by the Texans, which could open the door for third-year TE James Casey to see an ...

Draft countdown: Pick No. 11

Posted April 17, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 11th pick in the NFL draft, including Dwight Freeney by the Colts in 2002.

Needs at OLB, DE could outweigh secondary for Texans

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
Although the Texans' secondary was the worst in the league last season, don't be surprised if upgrading the cornerback and safety positions takes a back seat to strengthening the front seven.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2012
The Houston Texans have re-signed Myers, salvaging a week in which they lost two offensive linemen and star outside linebacker Mario Williams.||||||| Myers confirmed in a phone interview on Friday night that he had signed a four-year deal. The 6-foot-4, 289-pound Myers made his first Pro Bowl last season after anchoring one of the NFL's top offensive lines. Houston set a franchise record for yards rushing (2,448) and ranked second in rushing offense (153 yards per game) in 2011, a key to its first playoff appearance.
Posted Jan. 19, 2012
Myers was added to the AFC's Pro Bowl roster.||||||| Myers is the first Texans offensive lineman to make the Pro Bowl. The Texans ranked second in rushing this season (153 yards per game).
Posted Aug. 04, 2009
Myers left Tuesday morning's practice with what appeared to be an ankle injury.||||||| The Houston Texans' starting center was taken off the field on a cart. Myers, who started all 16 games last year after coming over in a trade with Denver, suffered the injury early in what coach Gary Kubiak termed a ``sloppy'' practice. The coach said it wasn't know how bad the injury was.
Posted March 17, 2008
The Houston Texans traded their sixth-round pick in April's draft Monday to Denver for Myers. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Myers, drafted by the Broncos in the sixth round of the 2005 draft, played in 41 games for Denver, including 16 starts last season. He was a rookie when Texans coach Gary Kubiak was Denver's offensive coordinator.||||||| Myers, a former standout at Miami, (Fla.), started the first five games of 2007 at left guard, then slid inside to center for the last 11 games. The Broncos' offense averaged 346.3 yards per game, ranking 11th in the NFL, and their 4.6 yards-per-carry average was fifth-best in the league.
Posted Sept. 05, 2007
Myers will get the start Sunday at Buffalo because doctors have ordered Ben Hamilton not to do any type of physical activity for two weeks in hopes his post-concussion symptoms will finally fade.||||||| Myers played in all 16 games last season, but is making his first career start.

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