The San Francisco 49ers have signed reserve quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson as one of 13 players signed to reserve/future contracts.
The moves were announced Wednesday, three days after the Niners (14-5) lost 23-17 to the rival Seahawks in the NFC championship game at Seattle.
Also signed are: tackle Carter Bykoski, safety DJ Campbell, running back Jewel Hampton, guard Al Netter...
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January 22, 2014
Jim Harbaugh said quarterback John Skelton’s workout for the team in early September was among the best he’s seen in such a situation.
Skelton’s first week with the 49ers however evidently wasn’t quite as impressive.
A week after signing the four-year veteran the 49ers released Skelton 25 today and claimed former Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson off waivers. Bethel...
When the Vikings released McLeod Bethel-Thompson to sign Josh Freeman we all knew there was a chance he would get claimed on waivers. Well, that is exactly what happened. The San Francisco 49ers claimed the 25 year old quarterback. McLeod Bethel-Thompson spent some time back in 2011 with the 49ers so there is familiarity there. To make room for the quarterback the 49ers released...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings were bound to lose someone when they signed Josh Freeman this week from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Wednesday, Minnesota learned it wouldn't have a chance to keep McLeod Bethel-Thompson around on the practice squad.
Bethel-Thompson was released Tuesday when the Vikings officially signed Freeman to a one-year contract. The San Francisco...
The San Francisco 49ers were one of the teams reportedly interested in Josh Freeman last week when he was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Instead, they settled for former Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, whom the Vikings waived Tuesday to make room for Freeman on their 53-man roster. Plus, a former Viking was promoted, injury updates and more.
The Minnesota Vikings have waived quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson to make room for new quarterback Josh Freeman on the roster.
Freeman's contract was finalized Tuesday. He became available last week when he was cut by Tampa Bay after falling out of favor.
Bethel-Thompson's potential intrigued the Vikings enough to make him the third quarterback last season, and the team...
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October 08, 2013
To make room for new quarterback the Vikings have released quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson. This doesn’t come as a shocker as he was clearly the odd-man out int he current quarterback situation.
McLeod Bethel-Thompson has always intrigued fans with his ability and big arm. The former Sacremento St. quarterback was the Vikings 3rd string quarterback in 2012 but has yet to see...
McLeod Bethel-Thompson is scheduled to get the most playing time of the Vikings’ quarterbacks Thursday night and the “door is not shut” on his roster opportunity. Plus, clarity on Jerome Simpson’s suspension, the battle for the final receiver spots, a health update and more.
QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson is making a play for the Vikings’ No. 3 quarterback spot, but there are plenty of factors in that decision. For now, the 2011 football nomad is happy to have an extended stay with an NFL team and hoping to make the most of his opportunity.
Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson has tried to hook on with an NFL team, but has fallen short in stints with San Francisco and Miami. He hopes the Vikings may be the third time-is-a-charm possibility, but the odds seem significantly stacked against him.