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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 08:37:08 -0800
The Cleveland Browns re-signed QB Tyler Thigpen Tuesday, Dec. 23. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 06:50:12 -0700
The Cleveland Browns signed free-agent QB Rex Grossman (Redskins) to an undisclosed deal and waived QB Tyler Thigpen.
Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:26:46 -0700
The NFL's scheduled unrestricted free-agent quarterback class for 2015 features 14 players who will be at least 30 years of age, including Indianapolis Colts QB Matt Hasselbeck (39), St. Louis Rams QB Shaun Hill (35), Arizona Cardinals QB Carson Palmer (35), New York Jets QB Michael Vick (34), Cincinnati Bengals QB Jason Campbell (33), New Orleans Saints QB Luke McCown (33), Seattle Seahawks QB Tarvaris Jackson (32), Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith (31), Oakland Raiders QB Trent Edwards (31), Chicago Bears QB Jordan Palmer (31), Detroit Lions QB Dan Orlovsky (31), Cleveland Browns QB Tyler Thigpen (31) and Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore (30). Estranged Dallas Cowboys QB Kyle Orton (32) is also scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent, although he is reportedly leaning toward retirement.
Wed, 21 May 2014 09:03:59 -0700
Cleveland Browns QB Brian Hoyer received the first snaps during offensive drills Tuesday, May 21. He was followed by QB Tyler Thigpen and QB Johnny Manziel.
Thu, 01 May 2014 11:05:31 -0700
The Cleveland Browns signed QB Tyler Thigpen (Bills) Thursday, May 1. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:20:44 -0700
Updating a previous report, Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine indicated the team may decide to sign free-agent QB Vince Young (Eagles) and QB Tyler Thigpen (Bills) after their minicamp. Both are participating in the minicamp on a tryout basis.
Tue, 29 Apr 2014 11:14:03 -0700
The Cleveland Browns are likely to sign QB Vince Young (Eagles) or QB Tyler Thigpen (Bills) after the team completes a three-day minicamp this week.
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 10:06:37 -0700
The Cleveland Browns are having free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Bills) try out for them this week at their three-day minicamp that begins Tuesday, April 29.
Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:47:06 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys had free-agent QBs David Carr (Giants), Caleb Hanie (Browns), John Skelton (Titans) and Tyler Thigpen (Bills) in for workouts Tuesday, Dec. 24. Hanie, Skelton and Thigpen were sent home, and a source said Carr will not be signed.
Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:22:59 -0800
The Dallas Cowboys will work out free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Chiefs) with QB Tony Romo (back) unlikely to play in Week 17.
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 13:57:14 -0700
The St. Louis Rams will bring in free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Chiefs) for a workout Tuesday, Oct. 22.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 08:40:40 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Cleveland Browns are not meeting with free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Chiefs) but are considering him as a possible option after they lost QB Brian Hoyer (knee).
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 12:30:53 -0700
The Cleveland Browns could show interest in free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Chiefs) after losing QB Brian Hoyer (knee) for the season. The team is expected to meet with Thigpen Friday, Oct. 4.
Mon, 05 Aug 2013 14:46:11 -0700
The Miami Dolphins have had contact with free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Chiefs).
Thu, 11 Apr 2013 07:32:35 -0700
The Oakland Raiders worked out free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Chiefs) and RB Bernard Scott (Bengals) Wednesday, April 10.
Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:46:15 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks worked out free-agent QBs Tyler Thigpen (Bills), Seneca Wallace (Browns), Matt Leinart (Raiders) and Brady Quinn (Chiefs) Monday, April 8, but will take some time before signing one of them.
Sun, 07 Apr 2013 11:14:56 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks are scheduled to meet with free-agent QBs Matt Leinart (Raiders), Brady Quinn (Chiefs), Seneca Wallace (Browns) and Tyler Thigpen (Bills). The meetings are expected to include workouts for each quarterback.
Tue, 02 Apr 2013 19:00:41 -0700
Free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Bills) is still expected to visit with the Seattle Seahawks and sign sometime soon.
Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:19:18 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks are expected to land free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Bills) as their backup quarterback.
Fri, 29 Mar 2013 12:28:30 -0700
The Seattle Seahawks may pursue free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen (Bills) if they decide to trade QB Matt Flynn.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 09:08:17 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings could show interest in Buffalo Bills impending free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen, Miami Dolphins impending free-agent QB Matt Moore and Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent QB Bruce Gradkowski once free agency begins because they will be looking for a No. 2 quarterback.
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:47:35 -0800
The Buffalo Bills are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Tyler Thigpen because he was originally brought in because of his knowledge of former head coach Chan Gailey's offense.
Mon, 24 Dec 2012 11:06:40 -0800
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said QB Ryan Fitzpatrick will start Week 17 because he gives the team the best chance to win. Gailey said QBs Tyler Thigpen and Tarvaris Jackson will not see playing time during the game.
Sun, 25 Nov 2012 08:41:31 -0800
The Buffalo Bills have declared CB Aaron Williams, CB Crezdon Butler, LB Kirk Morrison, WR Marcus Easley, DL Mark Anderson, OT Thomas Welch, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 12.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 08:45:22 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tarvaris Jackson is expected to remain third on the depth chart the rest of this season. Head coach Chan Gailey does not envision Jackson challenging backup QB Tyler Thigpen. "It would be very tough for Tarvaris to challenge for that spot this year because of limited reps (in practice)," Gailey said. "Fitz takes almost every rep we have on offense during the course of the week. The backup gets very few reps through the course of practice. So it's hard for him to get the reps necessary to make a viable charge at this point for that position."
Sat, 29 Sep 2012 10:38:38 -0700
Buffalo Bills special teams coach Bruce DeHaven indicated QB Tyler Thigpen will be the holder for field goals and extra points.
Sun, 02 Sep 2012 18:26:29 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen took a $1 million pay cut to remain with the team.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 16:59:10 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen likely will not make the final roster because of the addition of QB Tarvaris Jackson.
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 10:27:08 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tarvaris Jackson will likely have a chance to play in the team's final preseason game against the Detroit Lions Thursday, Aug. 30. Jackson will compete with QB Tyler Thigpen for the backup job. It isn't ruled out that both Jackson, Thigpen and WR Brad Smith will all be on the roster.
Sat, 18 Aug 2012 06:54:01 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Vince Young likely moved ahead in the race to be the team's No. 2 quarterback after a strong performance Friday, Aug. 17. Young was 8-of-14 passing for 123 yards. His counterpart, QB Tyler Thigpen, was 8-of-15 passing for 56 yards and an interception in the game.
Fri, 17 Aug 2012 08:51:29 -0700
Buffalo Bills backup QB Vince Young will quarterback the team's second-string offense during their second preseason game. He was hindered somewhat in their last game by the team's third-string offensive line. Young is competing with Tyler Thigpen for the backup quarterback duties.
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 09:33:48 -0700
The Buffalo Bills are hoping QBs Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tyler Thigpen and Vince Young receive roughly 20 reps each in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 17. "(It) did not happen last week," Gailey said of the playing time. "Tyler got 19 and Vince got 30. We would like to stay at 20 and 20 if we can. With (Fitzpatrick) getting 20, you like to think a game is 60-something plays. Tyler may end up with a few more this week."
Fri, 10 Aug 2012 10:02:57 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen was the second quarterback in the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 9. QB Vince Young entered the game after Thigpen was done.
Wed, 01 Aug 2012 12:44:08 -0700
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said QBs Tyler Thigpen and Vince Young have been inconsistent during practice and neither has taken the lead for the No. 2 quarterback job. "They both have not done anything to distance themselves from the other," Gailey said. "Both - some things are good one day and some things are bad one day. We just have to keep letting them play. They've got to get a feel of the speed of the game with pads, feeling the pass rush around them, doing the little things they do best." Young has had trouble getting comfortable with the offense and Thigpen has not shown the accuracy the team wants from his passing.
Tue, 31 Jul 2012 19:52:42 -0700
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said Tuesday, July 31, that neither QB Vince Young, nor QB Tyler Thigpen, is distancing himself in the race for the No. 2 quarterback job behind starter QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. "Neither one of them has done anything; they both (have done) some things good one day and some things that are bad one day," Gailey said. "We just have to keep letting them play."
Sat, 21 Jul 2012 08:06:13 -0700
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey remained coy regarding the battle for the team's No. 2 quarterback job, only saying QBs Tyler Thigpen and Vince Young will battle it out during training camp and the preseason. "I think it's going to be a good competition," Gailey said. "Tyler has the advantage of being here and being in the system. Vince has the advantage of playing in games and the experience. Vince has more experience than Tyler. Tyler has more experience in this offense than Vince. So there's a trade-off there. It depends on who ends up doing the best job during the course of the entire preseason."
Sat, 23 Jun 2012 18:18:55 -0700
Buffalo Bills QBs Tyler Thigpen and Vince Young rotated in and out with the second unit during organized team activities (OTAs) and minicamp. The two are expected to continue their battle into training camp, with the loser likely being cut. Head coach Chan Gailey has previously stated WR Brad Smith will be used as the No. 3 quarterback, mainly for his work in the Wildcat package.
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:19:07 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen worked with the second-team offense during practice Thursday, June 21.
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:08:40 -0700
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey said QB Vince Young is having trouble picking up the nuances of the offense because Gailey has added things to the playbook each of the last two seasons. "It would not have been as hard two years ago, but we are in so much more of an advanced stage now than we were two years ago. He is trying to learn what the base concepts are and how we have advanced to where we are today without the benefit of going through the baby steps," Gailey said. Gainey indicated QB Tyler Thigpen may have an advantage over Young because of he has been in the offense longer.
Thu, 21 Jun 2012 06:34:03 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick's job as the team's starting quarterback appears safe as QBs Vince Young and Tyler Thigpen have struggled in offseason practices. Young is considered the favorite for the backup role, although he and Thigpen have had timing issues in the passing game.
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 20:04:30 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Vince Young looks like the clear-cut favorite early on in the battle to serve as the team's primary backup to starter QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. Young is battling QB Tyler Thigpen for the job.
Tue, 19 Jun 2012 20:13:04 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen worked as the No. 2 quarterback in practice Tuesday, June 19, at minicamp, while QB Vince Young worked as the No. 3. Earlier reports have head coach Chan Gailey leaning toward using WR Brad Smith as the third QB, with the loser of the Thigpen-Young battle failing to earn a roster spot.
Fri, 15 Jun 2012 22:50:26 -0700
Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey indicated Friday, June 15, that the loser of the backup QB battle between Tyler Thigpen and Vince Young will likely not earn a roster spot as the third QB. WR Brad Smith is expected to be used as the emergency QB.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:42:41 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen (abdomen) was able to throw short passes in the red zone during organized team activities Monday, June 11. He sat out two weeks of workouts because of an abdominal strain.
Tue, 05 Jun 2012 15:29:10 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen (abdomen) will miss at least a week of practices due to an abdominal strain. He should be able to return next week.
Sun, 03 Jun 2012 11:48:04 -0700
Buffalo Bills QB Tyler Thigpen (abdomen) said he has missed the last two days of organized team activities because of a small abdominal tear.
Fri, 11 May 2012 22:53:36 -0700
Buffalo Bills general manager Buddy Nix said Friday, May 11, that QB Vince Young will compete with QB Tyler Thigpen for the backup job, not to be the starter.
Tue, 01 May 2012 11:16:55 -0700
The Buffalo Bills will put free-agent QB Vince Young (Eagles) through a workout Wednesday, May 2, and the team is likely to sign him as a backup to QB Ryan Fitzpatrick. Young would compete with QB Tyler Thigpen.
Mon, 30 Jan 2012 13:58:10 -0800
Buffalo Bills quarterbacks coach David Lee said he will watch tape on QBs Ryan Fitzpatrick and Tyler Thigpen and WR Brad Smith and work with each to improve their throwing mechanics.
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 19:57:09 -0800
Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 13 of 34 passes for 176 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions in Week 14 against the San Diego Chargers. He was lifted late in the blowout loss in favor of QB Tyler Thigpen, who completed two of his three passes for 19 yards with one interception. Fitzpatrick has one or fewer TD throws in five of his past six games, and he has not hit 300 passing yards since Week 3.