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Browns Sign QB Tyler Thigpen for Season Finale Game

The Cleveland Browns are running around with a parched throat, thirsty for a healthy quarterback. Now that Johnny Manziel has been ruled out of week 17 and with Brian Hoyer dealing with a shoulder injury that may keep him from playing too, the Browns went out and signed free agent quarterback Tyler Thigpen. The only other quarterback that the Browns had on the roster was an undrafted...
Via BlackSportsOnline
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign quarterback Thigpen for last game

BEREA, Ohio (AP) The Browns have signed veteran quarterback Tyler Thigpen to help them get through their season finale at Baltimore. With quarterbacks Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer injured, the Browns will likely start rookie Connor Shaw against the Ravens with Thigpen backing him up. Thigpen knows Cleveland's offense after spending time with them during training camp this summer...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign QB Tyler Thigpen

The Browns have signed veteran quarterback Tyler Thigpen, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The signing comes the day after the team announced that Johnny Manziel will miss the last game of the season and that Brian Hoyer is day-to-day with an injured shoulder. Head coach Mike Pettine said yesterday that rookie quarterback Connor Shaw will get first-team reps in practice...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns sign Tyler Thigpen to roster

Tyler Thigpen spent the summer in camp with the Browns but was released in mid-August. Now the 30-year-old is back with the club who is short on quarterbacks heading into Sunday’s season finale against the Ravens. Thigpen was arrested for DUI after falling asleep at a Wendy’s in late November but resurfaces here for the Browns who are expected to start undrafted Connor Shaw...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Grossman Turns Down The Browns Regarding Backup Job, Tyler Thigpen Could Be An Option

Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that the Cleveland Browns reached out to veteran QB Rex Grossman on Monday about joining the team for the Week 17 matchup. However, the two sides reportedly could not work out the logistics as Grossman is hosting his family for Christmas. The Browns will give undrafted rookie QB Connor Shaw the first-team reps during this week’s practice, but the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Browns QB arrested for DUI, passed out in Wendy's drive-thru

Former Browns quarterback Tyler Thigpen was arrested early Sunday morning at a Wendy's drive-thru in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He was found by police passed out behind the wheel. According to the police report obtained by Myrtle Beach Online, Thigpen was confused and smelled like alcohol when he was woken up by officers: Horry County police officers who were responding to a call...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyler Thigpen arrested for DUI after falling asleep at Wendy’s Drive Thru

Former NFL quarterback Tyler Thigpen fell asleep at a Wendy’s Drive Thru and was arrested for DUI on Sunday morning. Thigpen has not appeared in a regular season NFL game since 2012 and was signed by the Cleveland Browns this past offseason only to be released in August. Myrtle Beach Online passes along the following detail of Thigpen’s arrest. According to a S.C. Highway Patrol...
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer passed out in Wendy's drive-thru, arrested for DUI

Former NFL quarterback Tyler Thigpen was arrested early Sunday morning in Myrtle Beach, S.C. for driving while under the influence. Well, he wasn’t exactly driving at the time of his arrest, but he was behind the wheel of a running vehicle. According to WMBF, police found Thigpen passed out in his car at a Wendy’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 25, 2014  |  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
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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