PHILLIP TANNER NEWS

49ers Sign RB Phillip Tanner, Place TE Garrett Celek On IR

  Adam Caplan is reporting 49ers have signed RB Phillip Tanner, and have placed TE Garrett Celek on injured reserve. Tanner was released by the Buffalo Bills back in November after a quick stint.  He spent three seasons in Dallas after being signed as an undrafted free agent in 2011. Tanner has 56 career rushing attempts for 149 yards. Both RB Carlos Hyde and RB Frank Gore sustained...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills claim tight end MarQuies Gray off waivers

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) A snowstorm hasn't prevented the Buffalo Bills from making roster changes after being awarded the right to claim tight end MarQuies Gray. The Bills announced the move on Thursday, after the team canceled its second consecutive practice because of a snowstorm that has dumped more than 5 feet on their facility since Monday. Listed at 6-foot-4 and 242 pounds...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Claim TE MarQueis Gray Off Waivers From Vikings, Waive RB Phillip Tanner

Chris Brown of BuffaloBills.com is reporting that the Bills have claimed TE MarQueis Gray off of waivers from the Minnesota Vikings and waived RB Phillip Tanner to make room for him. The Vikings decision to waive Gray came after they were awarded RB Ben Tate off of waivers from the Browns on Wednesday. Gray, 25, signed on with the 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Minnesota...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Winter Arrives in Buffalo

The City of Buffalo has been pounded by the first major snowstorm of the season. The lake-effect driven snowstorm is going to dump in the neighborhood of six…FEET of snow in and around the city of Buffalo. It’s going to be a colossal nightmare for traffic, commuters, schools and the like. The Bills took to Twitter since there isn’t much else to do in Buffalo now. Well the...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Snowpocalypse blasts Buffalo: One Bills player goes shirtless, many are stunned

It's 83 degress and partly cloudy in Miami on Tuesday morning, while AFC East co-tenant, Buffalo, is in the midst of getting pounded by 2-3 feet of snow and squalls and freezing conditions. Some Bills players can't find their cars, because they're buried by snow blankets. Wide receiver Marquis Goodwin doesn't seem to mind. Others like running back Phillip Tanner, a Dallas native...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Week 11

Thursday Night Game: Bills RB Fred Jackson, WR Marquise Goodwin, RB Phillip Tanner, CB Ron Brooks, LB Randell Johnson, OT Cyrus Kouandjio and DE Jarius Wynn. Dolphins G Daryn Colledge, CB Cortland Finnegan, RB LaMichael James, DT Anthony Johnson, OG Billy Turner, DE Terrence Fede. The post NFL Inactives: Week 11 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills bolster depleted backfield by signing veteran Phillip Tanner

With injuries to its top two running backs, the Buffalo Bills have dipped into the free-agent market for a replacement. A source told FOX Sports that Phillip Tanner will sign Tuesday with the Bills. Tanner, 26, spent his first three NFL seasons (2011-2013) as a backup with Dallas. He spent time with Indianapolis and the Cowboys during the preseason but was released by both squads...
Via Fox Sports
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Bills Sign RB Phillip Tanner

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post is reporting that the Bills are signing RB Phillip Tanner to a contract. The Bills had to bring someone in after they lost Fred Jackson for close to a month and C.J. Spiller could be out for the season with a broken collarbone. Tanner, 25, signed on with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State back in 2011...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Further sign of change in Dallas?

Thursday was a day of news. As well as the evening kick off against the Broncos, it was announced that Jakar Hamilton would be suspended 4 games for missing a drug test and that, in order to make room for Phillip Tanner to sign and provide some healthy legs in the backfield, the Cowboys were cutting 2013 4th round pick, CB B.W. Webb. In an... -- Click the title above to read the...
Via Blue Star Times
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys fall to Broncos, finish preseason 0-4

ARLINGTON, Texas - A team's preseason record can often be as meaning-less  as the official attendance announced for Thursday's Broncos-Cowboys clash at AT&T Stadium. Cowboys officials, with a straight face, said 77,922 attended the fourth and final preseason game of 2014. If they had said a third of that number were actually in the seats, it would have been more believable....
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

B.W. Webb Released, Jakar Hamilton Next?

The Cowboys released last year’s 4th round pick B.W. Webb in order to make room for Phillip Tanner – ouch! That release says Webb wasn’t going to make the final cuts, as Tanner will likely be waived after the preseason game. Webb was not good, yes he was athletic, but you need to cover and play good on the field and he did not do this. Hopefully, with Will McClay we’ll see...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys release corner B.W. Webb

Dallas has cut cornerback B.W. Webb, a fourth-round pick in 2013, to make room for the returning Phillip Tanner. Webb has been outplayed by rookies Terrance Mitchell and Tyler Patmon this summer. The post Cowboys release corner B.W. Webb appeared first on Cowboys Addicts.
Via CowboysFans.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Re-Sign RB Phillip Tanner

Dallas re-signed running back Phillip Tanner, who was cut last week by the Colts. It is assumed that this is just so Tanner can help them get through tomorrow night’s final preseason game. He’s not expected to compete for a roster spot. The post Cowboys Re-Sign RB Phillip Tanner appeared first on Cowboys Addicts.
Via CowboysFans.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys Sign RB Phillip Tanner

  Christina Phillips, the agent for RB Phillip Tanner, announced Wednesday that her client has signed with the Dallas Cowboys. Congrats #PSMG RB Phillip Tanner on signing with the @dallascowboys! #Cowboys @PTanner34 — Christina Phillips (@PrecisionSprts) August 27, 2014 Tanner, 25, signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State back in 2011, so...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Waive RB Phillip Tanner

  The Indianapolis Colts announced that they have waived RB Phillip Tanner. This move was made seemingly in conjunction with the acquisition of RB David Fluellen from the Eagles in exchange for K Cody Parkey. Tanner, 25, signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Middle Tennessee State back in 2011. It appeared that Tanner had an outside shot to make the team, but...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What we Learned from Colts Training Camp 2014

The Indianapolis Colts wrapped up training camp this Wednesday after three weeks at Anderson University. I was personally in attendance for several of their practices and have come away with an idea of some of the things we will see this year.With just one preseason game (a loss to the New York Jets last Thursday) under their belt, there is still plenty to be decided and worked out...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts add depth at running back

The Indianapolis Colts might have had the day off from practice, but the front office made some moves.Ryan Grigson did not make a blockbuster trade when Vick Ballard was lost for the season (torn Achelles).Unlike last year when he made the move for Trent Richardson, instead he opted to add depth behind Richardson. Today the Colts added Phillip Tanner, formerly with the Dallas Cowboys...
Via cover32 - Colts
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Sign RB Phillip Tanner & LB Jonathon Sharpe

  The Colts announced the signing of RB Phillip Tanner and LB Jonathon Sharpe on Tuesday. Tanner, 25, recently worked out for the Seahawks. He signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of  Middle Tennessee State back in 2011. Tanner has appeared in 39 regular season games over the course of his three-year NFL career and has totaled 149 yards rushing on 56 carries...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UDFA’s who could make it to the 53

The Dallas Cowboys signed a total of 24 UDFA after the end of the 2014 NFL draft while also issuing a number of players training camp invites. This week’s Top five is a list of players most likely to make the team or practice squad from the UDFA ranks. 1. L’Damian Washington- Big and fast, Washington is the kind of player you want to root for If you haven’t seen the grant land...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bears Worked Out RBs Javon Ringer & Phillip Tanner

    Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Bears also worked out free agent RBs Javon Ringer and Phillip Tanner on Monday. Ross Jones of Fox Sports reported Monday that Oregon RB De’Anthony Thomas will meet with the Chicago Bears on Tuesday. Aaron Wilson adds that Chicago also worked out RB Nate Eachus on Monday as well. The fact that the Bears have shown some...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys will not tender Phillip Tanner a contract

The Dallas Cowboys will not tender running back Phillip Tanner a contract for the 2014 season. Tanner will become a unrestricted free agent according to ESPN’s Todd Archer. Tanner, 25, was the Cowboys only restricted free agent. A deal for Tanner would have cot the Cowboys at least $1.389 million. A key member of the Cowboys special teams, Tanner had 56 carries for 149 yards in...
Via Tireball.com
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys Won’t Tender RFA RB Phillip Tanner

Tom Pelissero reports that due to the Cowboys awful cap situation, they will not be tendering restricted free agent RB Phillip Tanner. The Cowboys are still expected to be about $20 million over the cap, despite recent reports that the 2014 salary cap could be has high as $132 million next season. Dallas will be forced to make a number of roster moves in the coming weeks just to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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