Player Page

Brandon Marshall | Wide Receiver

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/23/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 230
College: UCF
Contract: view contract details

Latest News

Recent News

Brandon Marshall caught four passes for 62 yards in the Jets' second preseason game.
Marshall jumpstarted the offense with a 30-yard reception in the second quarter. Chris Ivory scored the Jets' first touchdown of the preseason with a 33-yard romp later on the same drive. Ryan Fitzpatrick peppered Marshall with five targets in basically a quarter and a half at work, a trend which should continue in the regular season. Marshall is a value at the bottom of the fifth round. Aug 21 - 9:12 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days

Player News


Brandon Marshall's frequent in-season appearances on Showtime's Inside the NFL "were a source of friction" for the Bears last year.

"Sometimes Brandon didn't hold himself accountable," Matt Forte told The Rich Eisen Show. "A lot of people had issue with that and thought his mind wasn't on football. We had a lot of accountability issues going on." This partly explains why Chicago traded Marshall for a fifth-round pick. Marshall will be less of a distraction in New York, where the show is based. Entering his age-31 season, Marshall is a low-end WR2.
Aug 14 - 5:44 PM

Brandon Marshall said the Jets will be his last team.

Marshall hosted an impromptu Twitter Q&A late Thursday, answering a wide range of questions. This one caught our eye. "After Jets, I'm done," Marshall tweeted. "If I'm cut tomorrow, I'll retire. This will be my last team." Marshall just turned 31 in March and signed a new three-year, $26 million contract when he was dealt to the Jets. He also happened to say Kyle Orton is the best quarterback he's ever played with, which could be taken as a jab at Jay Cutler.
Jul 17 - 8:38 AM

Jets signed Brandon Marshall to a restructured three-year, $26 million deal.

Marshall was scheduled to earn $24.3 million over the final three years of his old deal. The new agreement gives Marshall up to $1.7 million more over the life of the contract including $1.3 million more in guaranteed money. Marshall will receive a fully guaranteed base salary of $9 million in 2015, a $9.5 million base salary guaranteed for injury only in 2016, and a $7.5 million base salary in 2017.
May 30 - 10:37 AM

Brandon Marshall and Geno Smith have been living together for the past month.

No, it's not a reality show between the volatile 31-year-old veteran and the embattled 24-year-old quarterback. It's an effort to gain chemistry as they both learn new OC Chan Gailey's offense. Marshall projects as Geno's top target this year, ahead of Eric Decker, Jace Amaro and Devin Smith. The Gailey scheme has previously produced big seasons from Marshall-esque wideouts Dwayne Bowe and Stevie Johnson.
May 28 - 7:59 AM

Jets acquired WR Brandon Marshall from the Bears in exchange for a fifth-round pick.

This should effectively end Percy Harvin's time with the Jets. The Jets will take on Marshall's $7.7 million salary and delete Harvin's $10.5 million, sliding Marshall in opposite Eric Decker. Marshall gives the Jets a true No. 1 receiver, allowing Decker to settle back in as a complementary No. 2. It became increasingly clear over the past 24 hours that Marshall wasn't returning to Chicago. New Jets coach Todd Bowles was with Marshall in Miami from 2010-2011. Marshall's fantasy outlook takes a hit going from Marc Trestman's offense to Geno Smith, but new OC Chan Gailey has always had a creative mind. Marshall will be a fantasy WR2 in New York. Gailey runs a spread offense and Marshall should remain heavily targeted, even of those targets are likely to be less efficient with Gang Green.
Mar 6 - 11:13 AM

The Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs reports the Bears' new regime "appears intent on moving on from" Brandon Marshall.

The Bears are reportedly seeking a mid-round pick in exchange for Marshall, but Biggs believes the 31-year-old may be released if a deal isn't found before Marshall's salary becomes guaranteed next Thursday. Scheduled to earn $7.7 million this season in the second year of a four-year deal, that's not overbearing for a true No. 1 receiver like Marshall. He's coming off an injury-plagued season, but the ankles shouldn't be an issue in 2015. Expect Marshall to draw a ton of interest if he hits the free-agent market. We also wouldn't rule out a trade.
Mar 6 - 9:30 AM

The Chicago Tribune reports the Bears are looking to trade Brandon Marshall.

The Bears will try to trade Marshall before March 12, when his $7.5M base salary becomes guaranteed. The 30-year-old was a shell of himself in 2014, reaching 100 yards just twice en route to Marshall's lowest receiving total since his rookie season. Injuries played a role, but it became increasingly clear Alshon Jeffery is the Bears' No. 1 receiver. One source told the Tribune it would only take a mid-round pick to pry Marshall out of the Windy City.
Mar 5 - 11:25 AM

Brandon Marshall's 2015 base salary of $7.5 million becomes guaranteed on March 12.

The Bears can clear $3.95 million in cap room if they release Marshall before that date, and $7.7 million if they designate him a post-June 1 cut. Marshall recently met with new coach John Fox and GM Ryan Pace, and was "assured nothing" about his future following the meeting. If the Bears do release Marshall, Alshon Jeffery, Martellus Bennett, and Marquess Wilson's fantasy outlooks would all improve significantly for 2015.
Feb 15 - 1:52 PM

Brandon Marshall recently sat down with new coach John Fox and GM Ryan Pace to discuss his future with the Bears, but was "assured nothing."

Most expect Marshall back with Chicago in 2015, but the people closest to the situation (Marshall, Fox, and Pace) haven't come out and assured that the receiver will be back in a Bears uniform. Marshall continues to say that he wants to remain with the team. He's also openly supported the hire of OC Adam Gase.
Feb 11 - 3:20 PM

ESPN Chicago's Michael C. Wright expects Brandon Marshall back with the Bears in 2015.

Wright wrote in late January that "nobody knows" whether Marshall would return, but now expects him back in the Windy City. As Wright notes, new Bears coach John Fox has a history of working with dramatic receivers after coaching Steve Smith Sr. for many years in Carolina. Marshall turns 31 in March.
Feb 8 - 9:57 AM

ESPN Chicago's Michael C. Wright writes that "nobody knows" whether Brandon Marshall will be back with the Bears in 2015.

The Bears signed Marshall to a new four-year, $39 million deal last May, but the regime that handed him that extension is gone. Marshall is still a fine player and worth the money, but there's some question whether he'll be able to coexist with Chicago's new staff. OC Adam Gase was the Broncos' WRs coach when Josh McDaniels banished Marshall from Denver. Marshall also had a 2014 falling out with Jay Cutler. Per the website, the Bears could save $3.95 million in cap space by cutting Marshall this offseason.
Jan 30 - 10:13 AM

Bears placed WR Brandon Marshall on injured reserve with fractured ribs and a collapsed lung, ending his season.

This was an expected move. Marshall, 31 in March, will return to the Bears in 2015 after GM Phil Emery signed him to a new four-year, $39.3 million deal last May. He appears to have been passed by Alshon Jeffery as Chicago's top receiver, but will be a solid bounce-back target as a WR2 in fantasy next year.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 03:40:00 PM

Brandon Marshall (ribs, lung) is out of the hospital.

It's unclear when Marshall was discharged. Marshall is dealing with two broken ribs and a collapsed lung. He's expected to land on injured reserve at some point this week. Marquess Wilson will take over opposite Alshon Jeffery for the Bears' final three games. Signed through 2017, Marshall turns 31 in March.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 01:18:00 PM

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Brandon Marshall indeed has a collapsed lung in addition to his two fractured ribs.

Schefter also confirms Marshall is "out for season." Doctors successfully treated Marshall's collapsed lung, and there should be no long-term ramifications from this injury. Alshon Jeffery will close out the year as a target monster. Martellus Bennett will also see an uptick in rest-of-season targets.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 03:59:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Ryan Fitzpatrick
2Geno Smith
3Matt Flynn
4Bryce Petty
5Josh Johnson
RB1Chris Ivory
2Bilal Powell
3Zac Stacy
4Stevan Ridley
5Daryl Richardson
GLB1Chris Ivory
2Zac Stacy
3RB1Bilal Powell
2Chris Ivory
FB1Tommy Bohanon
WR11Brandon Marshall
2Quincy Enunwa
3Chris Owusu
4Shaq Evans
5T.J. Graham
WR21Eric Decker
2Jeremy Kerley
3Devin Smith
4DeVier Posey
5Saalim Hakim
WR31Quincy Enunwa
TE1Jace Amaro
2Jeff Cumberland
3Kellen Davis
4Wes Saxton
K1Nick Folk