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Colts cut QB Johnson, sign return specialist Marcus Thigpen

Josh Johnson's on-again, off-again, on-again tenure with the Indianapolis is off. Again.Per the Indianapolis Star, the Colts released the veteran quarterback in what may be a sign Andrew Luck is preparing to play in Sunday's matchup with the New England Patriots. Luck has missed the team's last two games.Johnson was signed by the team Oct. 2 and released Oct. 5 after being active...
Via Fox Sports
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Colts Signing WR/KR Marcus Thigpen

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Colts are signing WR Marcus Thigpen to a contract on Monday. Thigpen, 29, originally signed on with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent out of Indiana back in 2009. Since then, Thigpen has played for a number of teams including the Broncos, Dolphins, Patriots, Buccaneers and most recently for the Bills. Buffalo cut Thigpen...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Bills claim receiver/return specialist Thigpen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) The Buffalo Bills have claimed Marcus Thigpen after the receiver was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Thigpen who doubles as a return specialist has appeared in 36 NFL career games. The 28-year-old appeared in four games this year with Tampa Bay, and spent the previous two seasons with the Miami Dolphins. Overall, he has nine catches for 112 yards and a touchdown...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots sign a few to practice squad, drop Thigpen

BY EDITORThe New England Patriots announced Tuesday they have signed linebacker Darius Fleming, offensive lineman Caylin Hauptmann and defensive lineman Kona Schwenke to the practice squad.Fleming was released by the Patriots last Saturday.In corresponding moves, the Patriots released defensive lineman Cameron Henderson and running back Marcus Thigpen from the practice squad. The...
Via AFC East Daily
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Report: New England Adds Three To Practice Squad

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots had three new faces on the practice field on Wednesday. The Patriots signed guard Chris Barker, who cleared waivers on Tuesday, and running back Marcus Thigpen to the practice squad, according to sources. A tight end wearing No. 86 also was spotted at practice. It appears, based on practice squad attendance, that cornerback Daxton Swanson...
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Cut RB Daniel Thomas & RB/KR Marcus Thigpen

  Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post reports that the Dolphins have cut pick RB Daniel Thomas and KR Marcus Thigpen. Thomas, 26, is a former second-round pick, who never lived up to his draft status and has been largely underwhelming in each of his first three years in the league. He was reportedly competing for a roster spot with Mike Gillislee, so it’s really not...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins RB Thigpen eager to show what he can do

When Arian Foster made his NFL breakthrough in 2010, Marcus Thigpen took note, confident he could make a big splash himself if given an opportunity. That chance will likely come Sunday, when Thigpen assumes a more prominent role with the Miami Dolphins in their road game against the New York Jets. With running back Daniel Thomas sidelined because of a sprained ankle, Thigpen has...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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