Myers Signs with Seahawks

Marist College graduate and kicker Jason Myers signed a reserve/future contract with the Seattle Seahawks for 2018.

Myers, 26, played three seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, making 64 of 79 career field-goal attempts with a career long of 58 yards before being released during the 2017 season. Prior to his time with the Jaguars, Myers was a member of the Arizona Rattlers and San Jose SaberCats in the Arena Football League.


Marist Grad Myers Visiting Jets

Jason Myers, a California native who played football at Marist College, is coming to the metropolitan area with the Jacksonville Jaguars when they meet the New York Jets on Sunday.

Myers, a kicker, is 7 for 8 in field-goal attempts this season with his long being 45 yards and is 8 for 9 on extra points.

Myers, 24, is in his third season with the Jaguars and is 60 for 72 in his field-goal tries with a career-long 58-yard field goal over his career.

Myers played at one of the country’s largest Catholic high schools — Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, Calif. He is one of two former Marist football players currently competing in the NFL, the other being Miami Dolphins defensive end Terrence Fede of Nyack.

NFL: Manhertz Makes Panthers

Cardinal Spellman High School graduate Chris Manhertz is the No. 2 tight end for the Carolina Panthers.

Manhertz entered the preseason as the No. 3 tight end on the team’s depth chart. He’ll serve as the backup for Greg Olsen, who has averaged over 75 receptions during the last five seasons.

Manhertz, who played collegiate basketball at Canisius College in Buffalo, caught one pass for 10 yards in seven games for the Panthers and New Orleans Saints in 2016. He spent the entire 2015 season on the Saints practice squad.


NFL: Reid Released by Chargers

Mount St. Michael Academy graduate Caraun Reid was released by the Los Angeles Chargers over the weekend, leaving him as a free agent eligible to sign with any NFL organization.

The defensive lineman finished with six tackles in four preseason games.

Reid tore his ACL in last year’s win over the Atlanta Falcons and missed the second half of the season on injured reserve. He collected five tackles and one sack in seven games.

Prior to joining the Chargers in 2016, he played two seasons with the Detroit Lions, finishing with 29 tackles and two sacks in 2015.


NFL: Updates on CHSAA Grads

Caraun Reid, a fourth year defensive tackle out of Mount St. Michael Academy in the Bronx, finished with a tackle for the Los Angeles Chargers in a 21-19 victory over the Los Angeles Rams. Reid has five tackles and three assists entering Thursday’s final preseason game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Chris Manhertz, a second-year tight end out of Cardinal Spellman High School in the Bronx, is still in camp with the Carolina Panthers with two catches for nine yards in the preseason entering Thursday’s final preseason game with the Pittsburgh Steelers.