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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
7 days ago  |  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

Top 5: Cleveland position battles to watch for

The draft is over, and now is the time to start getting the roster together. Right now, Cleveland players are playing against each other to earn the right to start for our glorious Browns. Here are the five best competitions to watch: 5. Tyler Thigpen vs. Connor Shaw (3rd String Quarterback) I previewed this one a little bit in my mailbag post yesterday, and while it may not get...
Via cover32 - Browns
May 22, 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

Browns sign quarterbacks Young, Thigpen

BEREA, Ohio -- The Browns doubled their quarterback numbers Thursday -- and the draft is still a week away. At the conclusion of the three-day minicamp, the Browns announced they had signed quarterbacks Vince Young and Tyler Thigpen. In addition, they signed linebacker Zac Diles. All three players were invited to the minicamp on a tryout basis. With the addition of Young and Thigpen...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns Agree To Terms With QB Tyler Thigpen

  Jason La Canfora reports that the Browns have agreed to term with veteran QB Tyler Thigpen on Thursday. Thigpen and Vince Young were working out for the team this week and recent reports mentioned that the Browns were expected to sign at least one of them. La Canfora mentioned earlier in the day that Thigpen had a “very strong” minicamp this week, so it appeared as though...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 01, 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

Buffalo Bills Backup QB Uses His Head On Sideline

Buffalo Bills backup quarterback Tyler Thigpen had visions of glory swirling through his head one minute then chirping birds circling it a moment later after he was doinked in the head by an errant throw on the sidelines during Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins. After the Bills starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was slammed to the ground by Redskins linebacker...
Via The Other Paper
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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