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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

Mitchell vying to be Texans' top nose tackle

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Earl Mitchell, who could be the Texans' starting nose tackle next season, is working out on his own and watching Cowboys' DVDs with an eye on getting up to speed in Wade Phillips' 3-4 scheme. 

Packers solid NFC favorites in Nevada

Posted March 08, 2011 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
In his first offseason look at conference-title and Super Bowl odds, PFW's Mike Wilkening sees a case for the Packers being clear NFC favorites — and wonders if a long shot can't surprise in the AFC.

Texans add defensive assistant

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Texans hired Bobby King as a defensive assistant, the team announced on Friday.

TE Daniels signs new deal with Texans

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
Owen Daniels will remain a Texan for at least four more seasons after signing an extension Thursday.

AFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the AFC South featured today.

Texans' Quin might move to free safety

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Texans CB Glover Quin could be in the mix at free safety next season, head coach Gary Kubiak said at the NFL Scouting Combine. The Texans released Eugene Wilson, their starting free safety in 2010, on Feb. 18.

Report: Texans RB Foster has knee scoped

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster underwent minor arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, according to PFW correspondent John McClain.

Texans waive veteran FS Wilson, four others

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Texans released five players Friday, including FS Eugene Wilson, who started 13 games last season.

AFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster exploded onto the NFL scene with 231 rushing yards and three touchdowns in a Week One win over the Colts. He went on to lead the league in rushing with 1,616 yards.

Four new coaches on Texans' staff

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Texans agreed to terms with four assistant coaches on Friday, including former Cowboys assistant Reggie Herring and ex-49ers secondary coach Vance Joseph.

Texans' return game sputtered in 2010

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Its struggles may have been lost in a season defined by some draining losses and subpar defensive play, but the Texans' return game was far from a strength in 2010.

All-time greats and busts among defensive top picks

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
The NFList looks at the last seven defensive players selected No. 1 overall, dating back to DE Bruce Smith in 1985, and examines how they fared.

Texans' plans at nose tackle remain to be seen

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
One of the many questions facing the Texans in the transition from a 4-3 defense to a 3-4 is who will play nose tackle.

Diligence propelled Texans' Foster to breakout season

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Texans RB Arian Foster is the winner of the Pro Football Weekly/PFWA 2010 Most Improved Player of the Year.

Texans FB Leach's physicality sets him apart

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
FB Vonta Leach's importance to the Texans' running game was not lost on Pro Bowl voters.

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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