He was the newest wave of iron men in a sport that sees injuries happen on a regular basis. The Houston Texans center for the past seven years, Chris Myers has called it a career, and did so with a Twitter mic drop.
After playing in only nine games his rookie year of 2005 with the Denver Broncos, Myers played in all 16 games every single season since. He started every game for the Broncos in 2007 and then from 2008 until 2014 he started every contest for the Houston Texans.
The two-time Pro Bowl center was originally a sixth round selection out of Miami and became a fixture on the Texans offensive line until the team decided to go young at the position and slide their left guard, Ben Jones to center this season.
The man who replaced him thinks very highly of the consummate professional and believes he learned a lot from the way Myers approached the game.
"“Heck of a teammate, heck of a family man,” Jones said of the married father of three. “He took me under his wing.”"
Listen for Myers on Sports Radio 610 as well as the Crown Royal Regal Apple post game show which follows Texans games. It will be nice to still have Chris as part of the Houston sports scene following his stellar career. I wish him the absolute best in all his future endeavors.
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