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Giants release DT Khyri Thornton

The Giants released third-year defensive tackle Khyri Thornton, the team reported on Tuesday (Twitter link).  Thornton was signed by New York on Nov. 29 after being released from the Lions but did not appear in a game with the team. The third-round selection in 2015 missed the first six games of the season while serving a suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy...
Via Pro Football Rumors
December 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lions DT Khyri Thornton suspended 6 games for violating drug policy

The Detroit Lions will be without defensive tackle Khyri Thornton for the first six games of the 2017 NFL season. Thornton was suspended by the NFL for violating the league’s Substance of Abuse Policy, reports Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.Originally a third-round pick by the Green Bay Packers in 2014 out of Southern Miss, Thornton was placed on injured reserve after suffering...
Via Sportsnaut
June 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Lions claim defensive tackle Khyri Thornton

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have claimed defensive tackle Khyri Thornton off waivers Saturday, two days after he was cut by New England. Thornton has not played in an NFL game. He was drafted in the third round by Green Bay in 2014. Thornton had 5 1/2 sacks in four seasons at Southern Mississippi. The Patriots claimed him off waivers from Green Bay earlier this year...
Via Associated Press
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots release DL Khyri Thornton

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots have released defensive lineman Khyri Thornton from the 53-man roster and offensive lineman Brennan Williams from the practice squad. Thornton was a third-round draft pick by the Packers. The Patriots claimed him off waivers from Green Bay last month. He had already been released once and signed to the practice squad. Williams was...
Via Associated Press
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots add DL Thornton, 4 to practice squad

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots promoted practice squad defensive lineman Khyri Thornton to the roster on Thursday and also added four players to the taxi squad. Thornton, 25, was claimed off waivers from the Green Bay Packers last month. He was originally a third-round draft pick from Southern Mississippi. In addition, the Patriots signed defensive back Brandon...
Via Associated Press
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Thornton Still Too Quiet

Packers Notes will provide updates from training camp whenever we have a person in attendance, so check back for the latest news. This info was compiled by Michael Sarlo. –Defensive lineman Khyri Thornton looks a bit more engaged than he did a year ago, but he’s still not making much of an impression. Unless things change in a hurry, there’s a very good chance the third-round draft...
Via Packers Notes
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Carl Bradford and Khyri Thornton could be roster casualties for the Green Bay Packers

The Green Bay Packers had to improve at every level going into the 2014 NFL Draft and by the end of the fourth round, they had drafted a player at each level of the defense. While first round pick HaHa Clinton-Dix looks like a future star at safety, the other two defensive players selected before the fifth round did not fair so well. Khyri Thornton, a pick many thought was a reach...
Via EndZoneScore
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers DL Khyri Thornton redefining himself in Year 2

How big is the opportunity before Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Khyri Thornton this summer?"It's as big as it's going to get," Thornton told Tyler Dunne of the Journal Sentinel. "I have to show up and do what I've got to do."Thornton didn't have a storybook rookie year. The 2014 third-round selection out of Southern Miss failed to stand out and was ultimately stashed away on...
Via FOX Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The stakes are high for Packers DE Khyri Thornton

Green Bay Packers 2nd-year defensive lineman Khyri Thornton didn't get off to a great start during the first camp with the team in 2015, but knows he's got to impress in training camp or else he could be on the outside looking in. "It's as big as it's going to get," Thornton, selected in the thrird round (85th overall) in 2014, said of training camp that begins in late July....
Via 60 Max Power O
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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