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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 13:51:19 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts announced Tuesday, Feb. 14, that they added Brant Boyer (special teams), Gary Emanuel (defensive line), Jeff Fitzgerald (linebackers), Joe Gilbert (assistant offensive line), Mike Gillhamer (secondary), Alfredo Roberts (tight ends), Charlie Williams (wide receivers) and Clyde Christensen (quarterbacks) to their coaching staff.
Tue, 22 Nov 2005 20:22:36 -0800
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the New York Giants worked out free agent LB Brant Boyer (Browns) Monday, Nov. 21.
Mon, 29 Aug 2005 18:49:13 -0700
Patrick McManamon, of the Akron Beacon Journal, reports former Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer was released Sunday, Aug. 28, because he didn't fit well in the 3-4 defense, head coach Romeo Crennel said.
Sun, 28 Aug 2005 14:21:49 -0700
The Cleveland Browns have announced the team released LB Brant Boyer Sunday, Aug. 28.
Tue, 02 Aug 2005 22:21:53 -0700
Sean McClelland, of the Dayton Daily News, reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (toe) practiced for the first time since minicamp Tuesday, August 2. Boyer needs to prove himself to the new coaches.
Sun, 31 Jul 2005 06:56:24 -0700
The Plain Dealer reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (toe) has been missing practice time with a sprained toe suffered on the first day of rookie camp. "I rushed the passer and I planted on the outside of my foot and it rolled over on my toe," he said. "I inflamed that joint. It's getting better every day."
Sat, 30 Jul 2005 12:14:25 -0700
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (undisclosed) did not practice Saturday morning, July 30.
Fri, 29 Jul 2005 16:22:02 -0700
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (undisclosed) did not practice Friday, July 29. Head coach Romeo Crennel didn't share specifics, but said his injury was minor and he expects Boyer to be back in action soon.
Wed, 27 Jul 2005 13:59:05 -0700
Zac Jackson, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer will be fighting for playing time at inside linebacker this season. He missed all of the 2004 season with a broken foot.
Fri, 01 Jul 2005 19:05:08 -0700
Jeff Walcoff, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer is excited about head coach Romeo Crennel's 3-4 defensive scheme because it allows him the flexibility to play four different linebacker spots. "The more you can do the more value you have as a team member," Boyer said. "I want to make them have a hell of a time cutting me by what I do on special teams and my versatility playing all the linebacker positions." Boyer missed all of 2004 with a broken foot.
Fri, 01 Jul 2005 18:53:05 -0700
Jeff Walcoff, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer believes missing the 2004 season with a broken foot actually helped refresh his mind and body, which renewed his love for football. "You get older and the pain your body goes through takes a toll on you," Boyer said. "When you beat your brains in at camp for 11 years straight like I did, that year off did me a lot of good. You get a lot of your desire that you lose during camp because your body is hurting all the time. Sometimes the game isn't fun anymore, now I've got the fire back because I'm fresh and I feel good again and miss the game."
Mon, 30 Aug 2004 17:38:35 -0700
Associated Press reports the Cleveland Browns have placed LB Brant Boyer on Injured Reserve, officially ending his 2004 season.
Thu, 26 Aug 2004 14:06:02 -0700
Steve King, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (foot) is recovering well from a broken foot and could be on track to play in the third regular season game this year. According to team trainers, Boyer's broken foot "is healing nicely. The bones are mending together. It's actually a little better than what I had hoped it would be," Boyer said. Boyer will undergo X-rays and an acid test Friday, Aug. 27 to determine how well the injury has healed. The team also has the option of placing Boyer on injured reserve, ending his season.
Sat, 21 Aug 2004 23:08:31 -0700
Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (foot) did not play Saturday, Aug. 21.
Tue, 17 Aug 2004 12:47:58 -0700
Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (foot) says he will be ready to play for the Sunday, Sept. 26, regular season game against the New York Giants. "I don't even want to think about injured reserve," he said. "If I go on IR, I'm not going to be a happy person. My plan is to get back and help this football team. I'm not ready to trade in my cleats for some . . . pompoms right now."
Sat, 07 Aug 2004 10:12:56 -0700
Tony Grossi, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (foot) could miss six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a broken right foot suffered during Friday's practice, Aug. 6.
Fri, 06 Aug 2004 10:38:36 -0700
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (foot) is out indefinitely after breaking his right foot during practice Friday, Aug. 6, against the Buffalo Bills. Team spokeswoman Julia Payne said team doctor Anthony Minicachi is expected to operate on Boyer late Friday and will insert a screw into the foot.
Sun, 02 May 2004 08:50:10 -0700
Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (foot) suffered a foot injury in Satuday's minicamp practice, May 1, and did not return.
Wed, 18 Feb 2004 09:56:27 -0800
Updating an earlier report, Len Pasquarelli, of ESPN.com, reports the four-year contract Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer will sign is worth approximately $4.2 million and includes upfront money of $525,000.
Wed, 18 Feb 2004 09:33:00 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have announced the team has agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with LB Brant Boyer. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Sat, 31 Jan 2004 08:55:09 -0800
Patrick McManamon, of the Beacon Journal, reports the Cleveland Browns want to re-sign LB Brant Boyer, who is set to become a free agent.
Thu, 04 Dec 2003 16:10:00 -0800
Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (ankle, knee) returned to practice Thursday, Dec. 4. Boyer has been very solid when given an opportunity and the team needs his veteran abilities. Boyer probably will return to the starting lineup for the Monday, Dec. 8, game against the St. Louis Rams.
Wed, 03 Dec 2003 13:56:02 -0800
Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (ankle/knee) missed the Week 13 game against the Seattle Seahawks, but may return to play in Week 14. He is listed as probable for Week 14.
Sun, 30 Nov 2003 12:04:54 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have declared LB Ben Taylor, LB Brant Boyer, WR C.J. Jones, CB Lewis Sanders, QB Nate Hybl, OG Paul Zukauskas, CB Roosevelt Williams, DL Tyrone Rogers inactive for Week 13.
Fri, 28 Nov 2003 13:05:42 -0800
Cleveland Browns LB Chaun Thompson could get his first start in the Sunday, Nov. 30, game against the Seattle Seahawks. Thompson would start for LB Brant Boyer.
Fri, 28 Nov 2003 12:44:47 -0800
Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (knee) remains questionable for the Sunday, Nov. 30, game against the Seattle Seahawks.
Wed, 26 Nov 2003 17:45:28 -0800
Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (finger, ankle) may not be able to play in the Sunday, Nov. 30, game against the Seattle Seahawks. Boyer is listed as questionable for the Seahawks game.
Wed, 26 Nov 2003 13:05:41 -0800
Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (knee) is questionable for Week 13, according to ClevelandBrowns.com.
Mon, 24 Nov 2003 20:49:52 -0800
Updating previous reports, Cleveland Browns LB Ben Taylor (staph infection) is likely OUT for Sunday's, Nov. 30, game against the Seattle Seahawks with a staph infection that kept him hospitalized over the weekend. Taylor would normally be replaced by LB Brant Boyer (leg), but he has an unspecified lower leg injury, which could mean rookie LB Chaun Thompson may finally get playing time with the regular defense.
Thu, 13 Nov 2003 20:08:20 -0800
Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer will start the Sunday, Nov. 16, game against the Arizona Cardinals, in place of LB Ben Taylor.
Sat, 19 Jul 2003 10:03:02 -0700
Steve King, of the Medina County Gazette, reports for the Sporting News that Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer could be the team's most versatile player with the ability to play all three linebacker positions in the nickel or dime defenses and is the team's best special teams player.
Wed, 25 Sep 2002 16:13:13 -0700
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (leg) did not practice Wednesday. According to coach Butch Davis, Boyer could have participated, but the team thought it was more important that he use the afternoon to receive extra treatment.
Sun, 22 Sep 2002 19:51:39 -0700
Cleveland Browns LB Brant Boyer (leg), according to the Associated Press, injured his left leg on Sunday when a teammate rolled on top of him. X-rays were negative.
Thu, 21 Feb 2002 11:56:34 -0800
Even though the Cleveland Browns pulled special teams ace Brant Boyer back during the expansion draft, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports coach Butch Davis wouldn't guarantee Boyer would remain with the team this year.
Tue, 19 Feb 2002 09:21:34 -0800
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the Cleveland Browns pulled special teams ace Brant Boyer back after the Houston Texans selected OL Jeremy McKinney on Monday during the Expansion Draft. A source said last week that the Browns probably would choose not to pay Boyer a $250,000 roster bonus on March 1, but the pullback indicates that Boyer may now be in the Browns' plans.
Tue, 22 Jan 2002 20:30:42 -0800
Patrick McManamon reports for the Beacon Journal the Cleveland Browns have placed CB Corey Fuller, OT Roman Oben, G Jeremy McKinney, CB Lamar Chapman and LB/special teamer Brant Boyer on their expansion list. Fuller was not very pleased. He summed up his feelings with a question: "How do I wind up on an expansion list?" The Browns hope that the Texans will not take Fuller because of his age (31) and $3.8 million salary.
Fri, 09 Nov 2001 15:52:35 -0800
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns MLB Wali Rainer (ankle) missed Friday’s practice and will not play in Sunday’s game because he has not been able to practice and is too sore. Brant Boyer will replace Rainer in the starting lineup. LB Lenoy Jones, who was recently activated off the PUP list, will also get some playing time at MLB.
Fri, 09 Nov 2001 11:54:34 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Cleveland Browns, as expected, have placed DE Keith McKenzie (ankle) on injured reserve. They activated LB Lenoy Jones from the PUP list to the active roster. Jones probably will assume some of LB Brant Boyer's roles on special teams. Boyer will start at middle linebacker in place of the injured Wali Rainer (ankle).
Thu, 08 Nov 2001 16:15:32 -0800
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns LB Wali Rainer (ankle) missed practice Thursday. Head coach Butch Davis said that Rainer will be a game-time decision. Davis said that Rainer’s status will depend on how much he’s able to practice Friday and Saturday. Brant Boyer will start for Rainer if he is not able to play. Davis said that Boyer has gotten an enormous amount of practice since he’s been the MLB in all of the team’s defensive packages and has a great grasp for the game.
Wed, 07 Nov 2001 15:50:40 -0800
ClevelandBrowns.com reports Cleveland Browns CB Corey Fuller (ankle) and LB Wali Rainer (ankle) missed practice Wednesday. Head coach Butch Davis said he wasn’t sure if Fuller or Rainer would be able to practice Thursday. Davis said that Fuller and Rainer would not be able to play this Sunday if they missed Thursday’s practice. Rainer wore a protective boot, but Davis said that the boot was just a precautionary measure to stabilize the ankle and give it some rest. Brant Boyer will play if Rainer is not able to play.
Mon, 05 Nov 2001 13:42:42 -0800
Steve King of the Medina County Gazette reports for the Sporting News Cleveland Browns MLB Wali Rainer sprained his right ankle during yesterday's game. His status for next week is questionable. Brant Boyer played well in his place.
Thu, 27 Sep 2001 14:29:44 -0700
The Florida Times-Union reports Cleveland Browns LBs Brant Boyer (neck) and LB Anthony Denman (quadriceps) may not play this weekend.
Sat, 10 Mar 2001 17:38:16 -0800
SportsLine.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Cleveland Browns have signed unrestricted free agent Brant Boyer (Jaguars) to a three-year, $2.92 million deal that includes a $300,000 signing bonus. Boyer is known as a solid special teams player and is capable of playing all three linebacker positions.
Fri, 09 Mar 2001 21:39:00 -0800
The Times-Union reports Jacksonville Jaguars free agent OT Leon Searcy said he hopes to sign with the Baltimore Ravens. No new deals are expected in Baltimore until Ravens VP Ozzie Newsome returns from the NFL's competition committee meeting. Searcy's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, declined comment on the specifics of Searcy's situation, but did say he is talking to a number of teams. Agent Joe Linta said Jaguars free agent LB Brant Boyer could be close to signing with an undisclosed team. Agent Paul Sheehy did confirm Jaguars free agent G Brenden Stai agreed to a five-year contract with the Lions. Free agent OL Ross Verba, a free agent from the Packers, said this week that he had been contacted by the Jaguars but he may be out of their price range.
Fri, 09 Mar 2001 01:39:56 -0800
The Times-Union reports talks on a new contract for QB Mark Brunell started up again on Thursday. Brunell said he agreed with comments Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver made that the new Drew Bledsoe contract should speed up his contract talks. The team is still hopeful of re-signing some of their own free agents. The key to getting players signed is the Brunell deal and the cap space it will free up. The team contacted the agent for C Jeff Smith about him re-signing with the team. Agent Ralph Cindrich said Smith is also talking to two other undisclosed teams. TE Rich Griffith, LB Brant Boyer, OT Todd Fordham and OT Leon Searcy are other players the team would like to re-sign, but all are in some form of discussion or at a minimum visiting with other teams.
Fri, 09 Mar 2001 01:33:36 -0800
The Times Union reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR/KR Reggie Barlow visited Oakland and San Diego this week and he is expected to visit the Jets next Monday. As previously reported LB Brant Boyer visited Cleveland on Wednesday. S Mike Logan has reportedly visited the Oakland Raiders.
Wed, 07 Mar 2001 17:03:23 -0800
According to their official site, the Cleveland Browns had free agent visits from DT Mark Smith (Cardinals) and LB Brant Boyer (Jaguars) earlier today. Smith was a starting defensive tackle for the Cardinals and Boyer was a key backup LB and special teams player for the Jaguars.
Thu, 01 Mar 2001 16:01:58 -0800
Jaguars.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars released QB Jamie Martin, FB Kevin Clemens, WR Mike Horacek, TE Rich Griffith, OT Leon Searcy, LB Brant Boyer, LB Eric Storz, LB Edward Thomas and CB Evan Hlavacek in order to get under the salary cap.
Wed, 28 Feb 2001 01:26:23 -0800
The Times-Union reports the Jacksonville Jaguars will continue to work on new contracts for QB Mark Brunell and LB Kevin Hardy. One hangup on Brunell's deal is the amount of the signing bonus. The two sides swapped proposals again in the Hardy negotiations, but an agreement wasn't close. The team and agent Drew Rosenhaus are working to squeeze OT Leon Searcy under the cap. "We're still plugging away," Rosenhaus, said. If a new deal isn't reached, Searcy will be released today or tomorrow. The team is expected to start negotiations with the agent for unrestricted free agent OT Todd Fordham. He can be insurance in the event Searcy is not back. Also, look for more cuts on Wednesday. OL Brenden Stai and LB Brant Boyer are the two leading candidates.
Tue, 27 Feb 2001 01:51:58 -0800
The Florida Times-Union reports the chances of OL Brenden Stai returning to the Jacksonville Jaguars this year are starting to grow remote. Pau Sheehy, Stai's agent, stated he thinks his client will be repleased within a week. He counts $1.8 million against the cap this year. In other news, DE Joel Smeenge, WR Reggie Barlow, C Quentin Neujahr and LB Brant Boyer are all likely to be released. The team would like to bring back Neujahr and Boyer.