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Bills | Team releases A. Thomas

Wed, 27 Feb 2008 13:40:16 -0800

ESPNews reports the Buffalo Bills released RB Anthony Thomas Wednesday, Feb. 27.

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Bills | A. Thomas placed on IR

Thu, 06 Dec 2007 10:41:48 -0800

ESPNews reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) was placed on the Injured Reserve list Thursday, Dec. 6, ending his 2007 season.

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Bills | A. Thomas out Week 14

Wed, 05 Dec 2007 13:55:51 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 5, and is considered out for Week 14.

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Bills | A. Thomas out Week 14

Mon, 03 Dec 2007 11:55:32 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) did not play Week 13 and is considered out for Week 14.

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Bills | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 02 Dec 2007 09:16:19 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared RB Anthony Thomas, TE Brad Cieslak, DL Chris Kelsay, C Christian Gaddis, LB Coy Wire, QB Gibran Hamdan, CB Jerametrius Butler, RB Marshawn Lynch inactive for Week 13.

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Bills | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 02 Dec 2007 09:13:30 -0800

The Buffalo Bills have declared RB Anthony Thomas, TE Brad Cieslak, DL Chris Kelsay, C Christian Gaddis, LB Coy Wire, QB Gibran Hamdan, CB Jerametrius Butler, RB Marshawn Lynch inactive for Week 13.

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Bills | A. Thomas out Week 13

Fri, 30 Nov 2007 11:35:01 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) did not practice Friday, Nov. 30, and is listed as out for Week 13.

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Bills | A. Thomas out Week 13

Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:18:44 -0800

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 29, and is considered out for Week 13.

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Bills | Thomas not practicing Thursday

Thu, 29 Nov 2007 10:09:17 -0800

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) is not participating in practice Thursday, Nov. 29.

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Bills | Thomas unlikely to play Week 13

Wed, 28 Nov 2007 15:00:33 -0800

Updating a previous report, Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) is considered doubtful for Week 13.

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Bills | Thomas misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 28 Nov 2007 14:32:02 -0800

The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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Bills | Thomas injured Week 12

Mon, 26 Nov 2007 11:59:31 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (calf) suffered a strained calf in the team's Week 12 game. He is considered questionable for Week 13.

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Bills | Thomas expected to get bulk of carries if Lynch is out

Mon, 19 Nov 2007 16:28:12 -0800

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills head coach Dick Jauron said he expects RB Anthony Thomas to get the bulk of the carries if RB Marshawn Lynch (ankle) is unable to play Week 12.

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Bills | Thomas could split workload with Wright

Wed, 14 Nov 2007 14:05:49 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas could split the workload with RB Dwayne Wright while RB Marshawn Lynch (ankle) is out with an ankle injury.

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Bills | A. Thomas does not play Week 8

Mon, 29 Oct 2007 15:06:27 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (eye) did not play Week 8 but is considered probable for Week 9.

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Bills | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 12:38:28 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared RB Anthony Thomas, QB Gibran Hamdan, FS Jim Leonhard, CB Kiwaukee Thomas, LB Leon Joe, DL Ryan Denney, FB Ryan Neufeld, WR Sam Aiken inactive for Week 8.

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Bills | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 12:06:05 -0700

The Buffalo Bills have declared RB Anthony Thomas, QB Gibran Hamdan, FS Jim Leonhard, CB Kiwaukee Thomas, LB Leon Joe, DL Ryan Denney, FB Ryan Neufeld, WR Sam Aiken inactive for Week 8.

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Bills | A. Thomas expected to start

Thu, 09 Aug 2007 10:45:33 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas is expected to start at running back in the team's first preseason game.

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Bills | Lynch to compete for starting job

Sun, 29 Apr 2007 01:01:15 -0700

Associated Press reports the Buffalo Bills are excited about the potential of rookie RB Marshawn Lynch, the team's first-round draft choice. The team is hopeful he can become even better than former starter Willis McGahee because he is an added threat as a receiver out of the backfield. Lynch will compete with Anthony Thomas for the starting job this summer.

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Bills | Turner would start if acquired

Thu, 05 Apr 2007 20:17:41 -0700

Chris Brown, of Bills.NFL.com, reports if acquired by the Buffalo Bills, restricted free-agent RB Michael Turner would be the odds on favorite to land the starting running back job among a backfield that consists of RB Anthony Thomas, RB Shaud Williams, and RB Fred Jackson.

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Bills | Thomas to see more action in 2007

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 20:28:42 -0700

Mark Gaughan, of the Buffalo News, reports it's likely Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas will get more action in 2007 than he got in 2006. "One way or the other, he's going to get more carries than he got last year," coach Dick Jauron said.

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Bills | Team likely to use committee approach in backfield

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 09:08:39 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills are likely to have a committee backfield for the 2007 season. "We think it's in everybody's best interest, Anthony Thomas included, that we do have more than one back that carries the load," said head coach Dick Jauron. "If you do that and you have depth, you can rotate them, you can keep them fresh (and) they don't get as beat up." "You can go with a guy that is a little bit hotter on a given day and sometimes it's a different guy. There's no reason why it shouldn't work that way, because every day is not your best day."

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Bills | A. Thomas contract update

Tue, 13 Mar 2007 10:29:32 -0700

Mark Gaughan, of the Buffalo News, reports the Buffalo Bills re-signed RB Anthony Thomas to a two-year contract worth a little more than $1 million a year.

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Bills | A. Thomas re-signed

Mon, 12 Mar 2007 11:40:34 -0700

ESPNews reports the Buffalo Bills have re-signed RB Anthony Thomas (Bills). Details of the contract were not disclosed.

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Bears | Fast facts: Thomas Jones

Wed, 29 Nov 2006 08:35:04 -0800

John Mullin, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Thomas Jones needs 105 rushing yards to surpass former RB Anthony Thomas for fifth place on the club's all-time rushing list.

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Bills | Thomas dinged, should be fine

Mon, 27 Nov 2006 13:21:49 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas (ankle) turned his ankle during Week 12, but the injury is not serious. Thomas is expected to play in Week 13.

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Bills | McGahee practices Wednesday

Wed, 22 Nov 2006 16:25:09 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Willis McGahee (ribs) practiced Wednesday, Nov. 22, and is questionable for the Week 12 game. He practiced in a flak jacket to protect his ribs. McGahee did not guarantee he would play, but he would likely split time with RB Anthony Thomas if he does suit up.

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Bills | A. Thomas to carry running load

Mon, 06 Nov 2006 11:23:45 -0800

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas will be the team's lead running back Week 10 in place of injured RB Willis McGahee (rib). Thomas is expected to receive roughly 20-plus carries per game during McGahee's absence.

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Bills | Injury update: McGahee

Sun, 05 Nov 2006 12:55:59 -0800

The Associated Press reports Buffalo Bills RB Willis McGahee (ribs) was carted to the team's locker room after hurting his ribs during the Week 9 game. The team did not offer an update on his condition but did announce he would not return to the game after having his ribs X-rayed. McGahee was replaced in the lineup by RB Anthony Thomas.

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Bills | A-Train No. 2 RB

Sun, 03 Sep 2006 06:24:30 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas will enter the 2006 season as the No. 2 running back. His experience and history with head coach Dick Jauron from their Chicago days were big advantages for him in earning the job.

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Bills | Thomas ahead in battle for No. 2 running back

Fri, 25 Aug 2006 14:52:29 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas is leading the competition for the No. 2 running back spot behind starting RB Willis McGahee.

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Bills | Thomas on the bubble?

Wed, 23 Aug 2006 08:26:44 -0700

Rodney McKissic, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas is fighting for a roster spot.

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Bills | Gates and Thomas battling for No. 2 RB

Wed, 09 Aug 2006 22:05:41 -0700

Tim Schmitt, of the Tonawanda News, reports Buffalo Bills RBs Lionel Gates and Anthony Thomas are embroiled in a pretty good battle for the backup tailback job behind RB Willis McGahee. The two are splitting time, and that's just fine with Thomas, who's happy to be working. Although he knows McGahee is the starter, Thomas said he's happy to be getting reps.

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Bills | Thomas runs with second team

Tue, 08 Aug 2006 19:40:50 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas worked with the second team offense during the night practice Tuesday, August 8.

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Bills | Gates getting motivation

Mon, 07 Aug 2006 11:20:07 -0700

Tim Bontemps, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills RB Lionel Gates has used the team's offseason signing of RB Anthony Thomas as motivation to make the roster. "I'm a horse in the stable," Gates said. "I put the blinders on and come in and do what I'm supposed to do. I really don't try to focus on who else is back there with me because you get caught up in the situation and you get lost that way."

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Bills | Running backs getting more involved in the passing game

Sat, 29 Jul 2006 20:32:26 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills involved their running backs more in the passing game during practice Saturday, July 29. RB Willis McGahee had a couple of receptions. RBs Shaud Williams, Lionel Gates and Anthony Thomas all made receptions in the morning session.

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Bills | Backup running back spot up for grabs

Tue, 18 Jul 2006 18:20:32 -0700

Chris Brown, BuffaloBills.com, reports the Buffalo Bills will enter training camp with an open competition for the backup running back position. Free agent signee RB Anthony Thomas is considered the favorite but RB Lionel Gates, RB Fred Jackson and RB Shaud Williams are all competing for the same spot.

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Bills | Thomas working at kickoff returner

Thu, 01 Jun 2006 15:39:04 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas worked at kickoff returner Thursday, June 1.

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Bills | Thomas comfortable with complementary role

Mon, 08 May 2006 13:30:25 -0700

Chris Brown, of BuffaloBills.com, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas is pleased with his opportunity to play for the team under head coach Dick Jauron, who Thomas played for with the Chicago Bears. Thomas attended the team's rookie minicamp to gain a better knowledge of his new offense and showed up to camp much slimmer than in previous years. While Thomas still believes he has the ability to be a starting running back, he knows that his role with the Bills is to spell starting RB Willis McGahee.

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Bills | A. Thomas could win No. 2 running back role

Sun, 07 May 2006 08:32:21 -0700

Allen Wilson, of the Buffalo News, reports Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas has a chance to beat out RB Shaud Williams and RB Lionel Gates for the No. 2 running back position. Williams is more suited for a third-down running back and Gates lacks experience.

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Bills | Contract update: A. Thomas

Mon, 01 May 2006 11:39:34 -0700

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Thomas signed a one-year contract with the Bills that contained a base salary of $585,000 (2006).

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Bills | A. Thomas signed

Fri, 28 Apr 2006 12:44:48 -0700

BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills have signed free agent RB Anthony Thomas (Saints) to an undisclosed contract.

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Bills | Team visits with A. Thomas

Fri, 17 Mar 2006 11:51:13 -0800

BuffaloBills.com reports the Buffalo Bills visited with free agent RB Anthony Thomas (Saints) Friday, March 17.

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Saints | A. Thomas eligible for unrestricted free agency

Sun, 08 Jan 2006 08:23:19 -0800

Brian Allee-Walsh, of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, reports New Orleans Saints RB Anthony Thomas is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2005 season is over.

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Saints | Stecker practices; should play

Thu, 15 Dec 2005 06:58:10 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB Aaron Stecker (neck) practiced Wednesday, Dec, 14. He is expected to play in the team's Week 15 game splitting carries with RBs Antowain Smith and Anthony Thomas.

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Saints | A-Train could see action

Sat, 26 Nov 2005 06:16:00 -0800

Mike Finger, of the San Antonio Express-News, reports New Orleans Saints RB Anthony Thomas could see action in the team's Week 12 game. "A-Train probably has a better chance than Joey (CB Joey Thomas) right now," head coach Jim Haslett said. "But we're working them both."

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Saints | Week 11 Inactives

Sun, 20 Nov 2005 09:19:39 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have declared QB Adrian McPherson, RB Anthony Thomas, OT Ben Archibald, LB Courtney Watson, TE Ernie Conwell, CB Joey Thomas, DL Rodney Leisle inactive for Week 11.

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Saints | A. Thomas inactive

Sun, 20 Nov 2005 09:14:05 -0800

New Orleans Saints RB Anthony Thomas is inactive for the team's Week 11 game.

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Saints | Thomas Signed

Tue, 08 Nov 2005 09:27:53 -0800

The New Orleans Saints have signed free agent RB Anthony Thomas (Cowboys). Terms of the deal are not disclosed.

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Saints | Team Works Out A. Thomas

Sat, 05 Nov 2005 10:31:41 -0800

Jerome Solomon and Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports the New Orleans Saints had free agent RB Anthony Thomas (Cowboys) in for a tryout Friday, Nov. 4.

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