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Chris Myers
C #55
Height:
6-4
Weight:
286
Age:
32
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Experience:
10

Quick Stats (2013):

G
16
GS
16
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 137 112
2013 HOU 16 16
2012 HOU 16 16
2011 HOU 16 16
2010 HOU 16 16
2009 HOU 16 16
2008 HOU 16 16
2007 DEN 16 16
2006 DEN 16 0
2005 DEN 9 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @SD W 31-28
2 TEN W 30-24
3 @BAL L 9-30
4 SEA L 20-23
5 @SF L 3-34
6 STL L 13-38
7 @KC L 16-17
9 IND L 24-27
10 @ARI L 24-27
11 OAK L 23-28
12 JAC L 6-13
13 NE L 31-34
14 @JAC L 20-27
15 @IND L 3-25
16 DEN L 13-37
17 @TEN L 10-16

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TWITTER:@CMyers55

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Denver Broncos in sixth round (200th pick overall) of 2005 NFL Draft…Signed by Broncos on July 28, 2005…Waived by Broncos on Sept. 3, 2005…Re-signed by Broncos to practice squad on Sept. 4, 2005…Activated on Oct. 4, 2005…Traded by Broncos to Houston Texans for a sixth-round draft pick on March 17, 2008.

HONORS:
Two-time Pro Bowl Selection (2012, 2013)
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 7, 2011; Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)

CAREER:
Joined the Texans via trade in 2008 and has started 80 consecutive games at center since
Has played in 121 games with 96 starts in eight NFL seasons
Has blocked for four 1,000-yard performances and was part of a top-four NFL offense from 2008-10
Became the first Texans offensive lineman ever to be elected to the Pro Bowl in 2012

2012 (Houston 16/16):
Elected to his second consecutive Pro Bowl after the Texans offense ranked 7th in the NFL and posted seven 100-yard rushing games for Arian Foster
Part of an offensive line that cleared the way for Texans running backs to rush for 216 yards and three touchdowns while not allowing Matt Schaub to be sacked at Jacksonville (9/17)
Helped provide protection for Schaub, enabling him to tie a career-high with four touchdown passes at Denver (9/23)
Helped Foster rush for 152 yards and a touchdown at the New York Jets (10/8)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record by scoring 43 points vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Helped Foster go over 100 yards for the fourth time this season as he gained 111 yards on 24 carries and scored a touchdown vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record with 653 yards of offense and tied the franchise scoring record with 43 points vs. Jacksonville (11/18) and put up another 501 yards at Detroit (11/22)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 140 yards while not allowing Schaub to be sacked in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 90 yards while only allowing Schaub to be sacked one time in AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

 

TWITTER: @CMyers55

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Denver Broncos in sixth round (200th pick overall) of 2005 NFL Draft…signed by Broncos on July 28, 2005…waived by Broncos on Sept. 3, 2005…re-signed by Broncos to practice squad on Sept. 4, 2005…activated on Oct. 4, 2005…traded by Broncos to Houston Texans for a sixth-round draft pick on March 17, 2008.

HONORS:
Two-time Pro Bowl Selection (2012, 2013)
Madden Most Valuable Protectors Award (Week 7, 2011; Week 4, 2012; Week 13, 2012)

CAREER:
Joined the Texans via trade in 2008 and has started 80 consecutive games at center since
Has played in 121 games with 96 starts in eight NFL seasons
Has blocked for four 1,000-yard performances and was part of a top-four NFL offense from 2008-10
Became the first Texans offensive lineman ever to be elected to the Pro Bowl in 2012

2012 (Houston 16/16):
Elected to his second consecutive Pro Bowl after the Texans offense ranked 7th in the NFL and posted seven 100-yard rushing games for Arian Foster
Part of an offensive line that cleared the way for Texans running backs to rush for 216 yards and three touchdowns while not allowing Matt Schaub to be sacked at Jacksonville (9/17)
Helped provide protection for Schaub, enabling him to tie a career-high with four touchdown passes at Denver (9/23)
Helped Foster rush for 152 yards and a touchdown at the New York Jets (10/8)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record by scoring 43 points vs. Baltimore (10/21)
Helped Foster go over 100 yards for the fourth time this season as he gained 111 yards on 24 carries and scored a touchdown vs. Buffalo (11/4)
Part of an offense that set a franchise record with 653 yards of offense and tied the franchise scoring record with 43 points vs. Jacksonville (11/18) and put up another 501 yards at Detroit (11/22)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 140 yards while not allowing Schaub to be sacked in AFC Wild Card Playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/5/13)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 90 yards while only allowing Schaub to be sacked one time in AFC Divisional Playoff at New England (1/13/13)

2011 (Houston 16/16):
Elected to his first career Pro Bowl after helping the Texans set a franchise record and rank second in the NFL with 2,448 yards (153.0 per game)
Paved the way for Ben Tate to rush for 116 yards vs. Indianapolis (9/11) and 103 yards at Miami (9/18)
Provided pocket protection enabling Matt Schaub to throw for 373 yards and three touchdowns at New Orleans (9/25)
Helped clear the way for Arian Foster to rush for 155 yards and a touchdown vs. Pittsburgh (10/2)
Part of an offense that put up 518 total yards, the third-highest in team history, which included two 100-yard rushers and 100-yard receiver at Tennessee (10/23)
Cleared holes on the offensive line enabling the Texans to rush for a franchise-record 261 yards, including two 100-yard rushers for the second time this season vs. Cleveland (11/6)
Paved the way for oster to become the first player to rush for more than 100 yards against the Atlanta defense this season when he went for 111 yards on 31 carries (12/4)
Helped Foster go over 100 yards for the sixth time this season and over 1,000 yards rushing for the second consecutive season vs. Carolina (12/18)
Cleared holes on the offensive line for Foster to rush for 153 yards in AFC Wild Card playoff vs. Cincinnati (1/7/12)
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 132 yards, the most Baltimore’s defense has ever given up in a postseason game, in AFC Divisional playoff Game at Baltimore (1/15/12)

2010 (Houston 16/16):
Started all 16 games for the fourth consecutive season and helped clear holes for Foster to rush for a team-record 1,616 yards
Started at center and helped pave the way for Foster’s franchise-record 231 yards rushing vs. Indianapolis (9/12)
Provided pocket protection for QB Matt Schaub, enabling him to throw for a franchise-record 497 yards and three touchdowns at Washington (9/19)
Helped Texans running backs rush for 249 yards while allowing no sacks at Oakland (10/3)
Protected Schaub during his AFC Player of the Week performance vs. Kansas City (10/17)
Started at center and cleared holes for Foster to rush for 127 yards vs. San Diego (11/7)
Opened holes for Foster to rush for 143 yards vs. Tennessee (11/28)
Starter at center at Denver (12/26), making a return to the city where he spent the first three years of his career
Paved the way for Foster to rush for 180 yards vs. Jacksonville (1/2/11) and wrap up the 2010 NFL rushing title

2009 (Houston 16/16):
Stated all 16 games for his third straight season
Helped Schaub pass for his second consecutive 300 yard game vs. Jacksonville (9/27)
Protected Schaub as he threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns at Cincinnati (10/18)
Started at center vs. Tennessee (11/23) when Schaub had his second consecutive 300-yard passing game
Helped the offense gain over 300 yards for the 11th consecutive game at Jacksonville (12/6)
Part of the offensive line that blocked for Schaub as he threw for 365 yards and two touchdowns vs. Seattle (12/13) without allowing him to be sacked
Blocked for Schaub at St. Louis (12/20), where he threw for 367 yards and was not sacked for the second consecutive game and fourth time of 2009

2008 (Houston 16/16):
Started all 16 games in his first season in Houston
Helped clear holes for rookie RB Steve Slaton to rush for a team-record 1,282 yards
Part of a line the yielded a mere 32 sacks on the season
One of three Texans offensive linemen to take every snap during the season

2007 (Denver 16/16):
Moved into the starting lineup for the first time and started all 16 games
Opened the first five contests at left guard before sliding inside to center for the last 11 games
Part of a line that paved the way for a ground attack that averaged 4.6 yards per carry, ranking fifth-best in the NFL, and yielded only 32 sacks
One of only three Denver players (CB Champ Bailey and LB D.J. Williams) to be whistled for only one penalty all year

2006 (Denver 16/0):
Saw action on special teams in all 16 games in his second pro season

2005 (Denver 9/0):
Saw action in nine games as a rookie, playing on special teams…also contributed in both Denver postseason contests
Spent the first four weeks of the season on the Broncos practice squad before being signed to the 53-man roster (10/4)
Inactive for three games before he made his NFL debut on special teams vs. Philadelphia (10/30)

COLLEGE:
Three-year starter at Miami (Fla.), playing in a total of 45 games with 38 starts
Started at both guard positions, right tackle and center and finished his career earning all-conference recognition as a junior and senior
Was a second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection as a senior, starting all 12 games at right tackle for the Peach Bowl champions and concluding his career by starting his final 38 games played
Second-team All-Big East Conference as a junior
College teammate of current Texans T Rashad Butler, WR Andre Johnson and T Eric Winston at Miami
Graduated with a bachelor’s degree, studying history, political science and sports administration

PERSONAL:
Earned All-State and All-Dade County honors as a senior at Palmetto High School in Miami despite the fact that he did not start playing football until 10th grade for the Panthers
Played in the prestigious Florida vs. California All-Star game as a senior
Won the NFL’s Punt, Pass and Kick competition as a child
Grandfather was a longtime NFL referee

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  • 1-on-1 with Chris Myers

    (2:23) Posted Mar 17, 2012

    Moments after he re-signed with the Texans, center Chris Myers spoke with Drew Dougherty in this Texans TV exclusive.

  • Mic'd Up: Texans at the Pro Bowl

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    Pro Bowlers Johnathan Joseph, Chris Myers and Antonio Smith each wore a microphone for Texans TV during practice sessions in Hawaii.

  • Myers 1-on-1 at Verizon Wireless

    (1:34) Posted Oct 25, 2011

    Center Chris Myers was at a Verizon Wireless where he signed autographs, joined the 'Vandermeer & Lopez' show on SportsRadio 610 and took a timeout for this 1-on-1 with Drew Dougherty of Texans TV.