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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

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
August 12, 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

Video: Tyler Thigpen Gets Hit In The Head By Football While warming Up

When Buffalo Bills starting QB Ryan Fitzpatrick went down briefly with an injury in Sunday’s game vs. the Redskins, his back up Tyler Thigpen was preparing for the possibility of entering the game to fill in. Then this happened: Coincidentally Fitzpatrick remained in the game and Thigpen on the bench. Was Thigpen too distracted by almost [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
November 01, 2011  |  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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