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Brandon Myers | Tight End

Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/4/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 256
College: Iowa
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Brandon Myers was held without a catch on just one target in Tampa's Week 4 win over the Steelers.
Myers played second fiddle to rookie Austin Seferian-Jenkins, who was returning from a foot injury. Now looking like a clear No. 2 on the depth chart, Myers is off the TE2 radar. Sep 28 - 6:58 PM

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Brandon Myers caught 5-of-5 targets for 33 yards in Tampa Bay's 56-14, Week 3 loss to the Falcons.

We suppose Myers was a highlight on a night where the Bucs suffered one of the worst losses in team history. The barely-there TE2 now has 13 catches for 107 yards through three games. You can make better use of a roster spot in 12-team leagues.
Sep 19 - 12:31 AM

Brandon Myers caught two passes for 33 yards in the Bucs' Week 2 loss to the Rams.

Myers saw just the two targets after seeing eight passes come his way in the opener. Myers isn't a big-play threat and is merely a low-upside TE2/3.
Sep 14 - 9:16 PM

Bucs TE Brandon Myers secured 6-of-8 targets for 41 yards in Sunday's Week 1 loss to the Panthers.

Myers finished third on the Bucs in targets, seeing more work and usage than rookie Austin Seferian-Jenkins. We know who Myers is as a sixth-year veteran, and he isn't likely to be a fantasy asset at any point. ASJ impressed in his opportunities against Carolina, so look for him to get more going forward.
Sep 7 - 7:40 PM

Bucs signed TE Brandon Myers, formerly of the Giants, to a two-year, $4.25 million contract.

The deal includes $2 million guaranteed in 2014 and another $1.5 million in incentives. The Bucs needed an upgrade on pass-catching specialist Tim Wright. They find it in uninspiring yet inexpensive Myers, a plodding in-line tight end that posted a 47-522-4 line with the Giants last season. He's best served as part of a committee.
Mar 11 - 4:15 PM

Former Giants OC Kevin Gilbride said free agent Brandon Myers might be best suited as a No. 2 tight end.

It's a fair assessment. Myers broke out with 79 catches in 2012 for the Raiders, but most of that work came in garbage time on a team devoid of talent. He's really a plodder that often struggles as a blocker, as we saw during a disappointing 47/522/4 campaign with the Giants in 2013. Myers isn't going to be a hot commodity on the open market.
Jan 22 - 10:29 AM

Brandon Myers caught two passes for nine yards in Sunday's Week 17 win over the Redskins.

Myers was also targeted on both of the Giants' interceptions. He proved to be a severe downgrade on Martellus Bennett this season, posting 47 catches for 522 yards with four touchdowns while playing in all 16 games. Myers will head back to free agency as a 28-year-old plodder with limited upside as a pass-catching tight end. He'd do well to get another one-year, $2.25 million deal like he got from the Giants.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 06:52:00 PM

Brandon Myers caught four balls for 53 yards in the Giants' Week 16 win over the Lions.

Aside from underneath, checkdown-type completions, Myers' most notable play was missing a chip block to allow Nick Fairley to sack Eli Manning for a safety, narrowing Detroit's deficit to 13-12 late in the third quarter. Myers signed what is essentially a one-year contract in the offseason, in the hopes Giants renowned TE coach Mike Pope could coach him up into a solid starter. It hasn't happened. The G-Men close out the year against Washington in Week 17.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 08:00:00 PM

Brandon Myers was limited to three catches for 37 yards in the Giants' Week 15 loss.

Myers' fluky three-game touchdown streak predictably came to an abrupt end against the Seahawks. He will not be on the TE1 radar in Week 16 against Detroit.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013 04:37:00 PM

Brandon Myers caught four passes for 26 yards and a touchdown in the Giants' Week 14 loss to the Chargers.

Myers has flukily now scored in three consecutive contests, though chasing those points won't be a recommended fantasy playoffs strategy in Week 15 against the Seahawks. Myers' performance in New York this season has been a disappointment. He is likely in his last few games with the organization.
Sun, Dec 8, 2013 07:40:00 PM

Brandon Myers (groin) is listed as probable for Week 14.

He'll be a mid-range TE2 in Sunday's tilt with the Chargers.
Fri, Dec 6, 2013 01:46:00 PM

Brandon Myers (groin) is expected to practice on Friday after missing Thursday's session.

Myers was limited to exercise-bike duties on Thursday, but it sounds like his injury is minor. The mid-range TE2 should be good to go against the Chargers.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013 01:51:00 PM

Brandon Myers (undisclosed) is not practicing Thursday.

Myers was riding the bike while the rest of the team worked out. He didn't appear to get injured during Sunday night's win at Washington, so it could be a rest day for the veteran. We'll know more after practice.
Thu, Dec 5, 2013 12:44:00 PM

Brandon Myers caught five passes for 61 yards and a touchdown in Sunday night's Week 13 win over the Redskins.

Myers scored on a wide open pass over the middle of the field at the end of the first half and finished behind only Victor Cruz with six targets. He's now managed touchdowns in back-to-back games and will be on the TE2 radar for Week 14 against the Chargers.
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 01:03:00 AM

Brandon Myers caught three balls for 39 yards and a touchdown in the Giants' Week 12 loss to the Cowboys.

Myers' touchdown came against a Cowboys defense that obviously lacked awareness as LB Bruce Carter and S Jeff Heath stood idly by while Myers -- who they apparently thought was tackled -- never got touched and danced into the end zone for a 27-yard score. His other two receptions were dump-offs, which is typically how Myers catches passes. He isn't remotely on the TE1 radar.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 08:15:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Mike Glennon
2Josh McCown
3Mike Kafka
RB1Doug Martin
2Bobby Rainey
3Mike James
4Charles Sims
GLB1Doug Martin
2Bobby Rainey
3RB1Doug Martin
2Bobby Rainey
FB1Jorvorskie Lane
WR11Vincent Jackson
2Louis Murphy
3Solomon Patton
WR21Mike Evans
2Russell Shepard
3Robert Herron
WR31Louis Murphy
TE1Austin Seferian-Jenkins
2Brandon Myers
3Luke Stocker
K1Patrick Murray