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Brandon Bostick | Tight End | #82

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/3/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 250
College: Newberry
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Jets signed TE Brandon Bostick to a reserve/future contract.
Bostick spent the year on Gang Green's practice squad. His last appearance in a real game was his muffed onside kick for the Packers in last year's NFC Championship Game. He's unlikely to crack the Jets' 53-man roster in 2016. Jan 5 - 5:41 PM

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Free agent TE Brandon Bostick worked out for the Jets.

Bostick didn't make it past first-round cuts with Minnesota, catching just one pass in three preseason games. The Jets need tight end depth with Jace Amaro (shoulder surgery) out for the year. Bostick could give OC Chan Gailey an H-back behind Jeff Cumberland and Kellen Davis.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 05:22:00 PM

Vikings released TE Brandon Bostick.

The Vikings are going with Kyle Rudolph, MyCole Pruitt, and Chase Dixon instead. Bostick was claimed off waivers from the division-rival Packers all the way back in February. He failed to make it even to final cuts in Minnesota.
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 06:47:00 PM

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune doesn’t expect the Vikings to keep TE Brandon Bostick.

With Kyle Rudolph and MyCole Pruitt locked into roster spots, Bostick is behind returning veterans Chase Ford and Rhett Ellison. He’ll need the Vikings to carry four tight ends to have a chance at making the team. Bostick’s $585,000 base salary isn’t guaranteed.
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 05:21:00 PM

Vikings claimed TE Brandon Bostick off waivers from the Packers.

Bostick is coming off a lost season in 2014, appearing in 13 games and playing just 34 snaps. The Packers moved on from him following his special teams performance in the NFC Championship, but Bostick offers upside as a potential move tight end in OC Norv Turner's scheme. Bostick will compete with Chase Ford and Rhett Ellison for the backup job to injury-prone starter Kyle Rudolph.
Wed, Feb 18, 2015 05:05:00 PM

Packers waived TE Brandon Bostick.

Bostick was due just $585,000 for 2015, but the Packers are moving on after he earned all of 34 snaps in 2014. Bostick, of course, is only 29 days removed from being the (unfair) goat of the Packers' NFC Championship Game loss. Still just 26 (in May), Bostick has always offered athletic upside, but it's concerning that he couldn't get on the field in Green Bay considering his lack of competition. He'll fight for someone's No. 3/4 tight end spot this summer.
Mon, Feb 16, 2015 02:29:00 PM

Brandon Bostick wasn't targeted in the Packers' NFC Championship Game loss.

Despite the zero-look day, Bostick still managed to secure goat status, failing to corral a Seahawks onside-kick attempt late in the fourth quarter. Going on 26, Bostick has nice athletic upside, but caught all of two passes in 2014, playing 34 snaps. He's not guaranteed back at his $585,000 salary for 2015.
Sun, Jan 18, 2015 07:41:00 PM

Brandon Bostick (hip) is listed as probable for Week 13.

Bostick missed the last two games with a hip issue. He managed to score a touchdown in Week 10, but has played just 27 snaps this year. Bostick should remain in a limited role behind Andrew Quarless and Richard Rodgers.
Fri, Nov 28, 2014 05:31:00 PM

Brandon Bostick (hip) returned to a limited practice Wednesday.

Bostick has a chance to return after missing the last two games. He's played just 27 snaps this year behind Andrew Quarless and Richard Rodgers. Bostick should be considered questionable for Week 13.
Wed, Nov 26, 2014 01:35:00 PM

Packers TE Brandon Bostick (hip) is inactive for Week 12.

Bostick will miss his second straight game and remains week to week. The rest of the Packers inactives are QB Scott Tolzien, CB Jarrett Bush, LB Nick Perry, WR Jeff Janis, C Garth Gerhart, and LB Carl Bradford.
Sun, Nov 23, 2014 11:43:00 AM

Brandon Bostick (hip) remains sidelined at Packers practice.

Bostick has been a non-factor all season. He's lightyears from re-draft relevance.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 01:27:00 PM

Brandon Bostick (hip) has been ruled out for Week 11 against the Eagles.

Bostick played seven snaps last week, catching a one-yard touchdown. He can't get out of his own way this season, struggling to stay healthy, learn the playbook, and put together consistent practices. Bostick is a fantasy non-factor.
Fri, Nov 14, 2014 12:45:00 PM

Packers TE Brandon Bostick (hip) remained sidelined Thursday.

Bostick was in street clothes on the sideline. He appears poised to miss Week 11.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014 01:20:00 PM

Brandon Bostick (hip) did not practice Wednesday.

After playing seven snaps and catching a one-yard touchdown against the Bears Sunday night, Bostick is back on the sidelines. He's been a disappointment.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 02:48:00 PM

Coach Mike McCarthy said he hopes to get TE Brandon Bostick more involved on offense the rest of the season.

"I like what Brandon's done the last couple of weeks," McCarthy said. Bostick has played just 20 offensive snaps this season after continuously being compared to Jermichael Finley over summer. But he wasn't practicing well and has had trouble picking up the offense. The Packers have been getting nothing from the tight end spot, with rookie Richard Rodgers struggling badly.
Wed, Nov 5, 2014 03:00:00 PM

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