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TYLER THIGPEN RUMORS

Browns: Grossman in, Thigpen out

The Cleveland Browns have added a new quarterback to the mix. Veteran Rex Grossman is coming to Cleveland to replace Tyler Thigpen as the No.3 quarterback on the depth chart. Thigpen was waived by the Browns on Tuesday. Grossman’s arrival in Cleveland was expected long before mid-August. The moment the Browns brought offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan to town most people expected...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign quarterback Grossman, release Thigpen

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns have signed unrestricted free-agent quarterback Rex Grossman and waived quarterback Tyler Thigpen. The 33-year-old Grossman is entering his 12th year in the NFL and joins a team where Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel are vying for the starting job. He hasn't played in the regular season since 2011, when he started 13 games for Washington. Grossman...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign QB Rex Grossman; Release QB Tyler Thigpen

The Cleveland Browns signed Rex Grossman the former Florida Gators quarterback.  The team released third stringer Tyler Thigpen today.  Vic Carucci    @viccarucci  #Browns have signed veteran QB Rex Grossman. They waived QB Tyler Thigpen. Grossman will be fighting for a roster spot. Thigpen did not get the job done in his first preseason game against Detroit. The […] The...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign Rex Grossman

The Cleveland Browns have announced the signing of Rex Grossman. NEWS: The Browns have signed unrestricted free agent QB Rex Grossman and have waived QB Tyler Thigpen. — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) August 12, 2014 Of course this makes sense since Grossman played under Kyle Shanahan with the Redskins. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Pettine: Browns to name starting QB by third preseason game

Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine told reporters Monday that he will name the team’s starting quarterback by their third preseason game, which takes place Aug. 23 against the St. Louis Rams. The starting job will likely be awarded to either rookie Johnny Manziel or six-year veteran Brian Hoyer.  Veteran Tyler Thigpen and rookie Connor Shaw will compete for the backup...
Via Sports-Glory
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Cleveland Browns Potentially Fighting For Roster Spots

#182322336 / gettyimages.com With the 2014 season just a couple of months away and training camps about to start, the Cleveland Browns, with a new coaching staff will have numerous players fighting for roster spots.  Here are 5 guys likely fighting for their spots 1.Tyler Thigpen With projected starter Brian Hoyer and 22nd overall pick Johnny Manziel ahead of him, Thigpen is a...
Via TopSportsReport
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Cleveland’s 3-way QB competition is pathetic

The Cleveland Browns continue to make news in interesting ways, scraping the bottom of the barrel trying to get depth at quarterback. They tried out and quickly signed two this week – Tyler Thigpen and Vince Young. The Browns are now back to 2013 form with a 3-way QB competition. And yet GM Ray Farmer haa asserted that they know who they want to draft, and it sounds likely to be...
Via cover32 - Browns
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills News: QB Tyler Thigpen agrees to pay cut

Despite speculation that he might be cut, Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen remains on the team’s roster and has agreed to a pay cut for the 2012 season. Thigpen had been embroiled in a battle with Vince Young for the backup quarterback position with the Bills this offseason. Young was released by Buffalo but the team quickly acquired veteran Tarvaris Jackson from the Seattle Seahawks...
Via thepigskinreport.com
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills backup QB Thigpen accepts pay cut

Buffalo Bills backup quarterback Tyler Thigpen has accepted a $1 million pay cut, restructuring his contract to improve his chances of staying on the team. Thigpen confirmed the move Monday, a day after ESPN.com first reported he took a pay cut. Thigpen said there were several reasons behind the decision, and added he was glad to still be in Buffalo. He's now scheduled to make...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Bills QB Tyler Thigpen Takes Football Off Side of the Head While Warming Up

Ah the life of the backup quarterback.  They’re equal parts cheerleader and assistant quarterbacks coach, with the emergency preparedness of a noble boy scout, and while most don’t get to see any action outside of garbage time, at least they are paid handsomely for their efforts. But every once in a while the unthinkable happens, and the opportunity arises during a crucial moment...
Via The Last Angry Fan
October 31, 2011  |  Discuss
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