He currently plays in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears as the team’s wide receiver. In 2012, he received an annual wages amounting to $9.3 million. Brandon Marshall was born onMarch 23, 1984 inPittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After college, he was selected as a fourth round pick of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He played for the Broncos until the 2009 season. On the 14th of April 2010, he was traded by the team to theMiami Dolphinsin exchange for second round pick of both 2010 and2011 NFL Drafts. On exactly the same day, the Dolphins signed him to afour-year, $47.5 million extension contract. On the 13th of March 2012, he was sent toChicago Bearsin exchange to get a 2013 pick and a 2o12 first round pick. Throughout his whole professional football career, Brandon Marshall was popular as The Beast.Since becoming professional, he has been chosen to Pro Bowl four times (2008-2012).
After playing college football for the University of Central Florida (UCF), he was selected by the Denver Broncos together with the 119th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He’s also played for the Miami Dolphins.
Marshall is famous for his capability to break and dodge tackles. Viewing Marshall’s breakaway ability, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers said, “Brandon Marshall is a defensive lineman playing wide receiver. He wants to inflict punishment on you. He wants one to try and tackle him so he can shove you off of him and get more yards.” Retired cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha said Marshall is “the toughest man to bring down, one-on-one.”
On December 13, 2009, Marshall set an NFL record for receptions in a game with 21. He is also one of just five players in NFL history to catch at least 100 passes in three consecutive seasons.