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Vikings | Week 5 Inactives

Mon, 06 Oct 2008 16:34:39 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared CB Benny Sapp, OL Drew Radovich, DL Letroy Guion, FS Madieu Williams, OT Marcus Johnson, WR Sidney Rice, FB Thomas Tapeh inactive for Week 5.

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Vikings | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 09:11:04 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OL Drew Radovich, TE Jeff Dugan, QB John David Booty, FS Madieu Williams, CB Marcus McCauley, DL Ray Edwards, FB Thomas Tapeh, LB Vinny Ciurciu inactive for Week 4.

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Vikings | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 21 Sep 2008 08:58:15 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OL Drew Radovich, TE Jeff Dugan, QB John David Booty, DL Letroy Guion, FS Madieu Williams, CB Marcus McCauley, WR Sidney Rice, FB Thomas Tapeh inactive for Week 3.

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Vikings | Tapeh returns to practice

Tue, 29 Jul 2008 10:52:22 -0700

Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings FB Thomas Tapeh (head) returned to practice Tuesday, July 29, after missing the team's evening practice Monday, July 28.

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Vikings | Tapeh works with first team

Fri, 25 Jul 2008 11:19:47 -0700

Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings FB Thomas Tapeh worked with the first-team offense Friday, July 25.

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Vikings | Tapeh contract update

Fri, 29 Feb 2008 17:14:48 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings FB Thomas Tapeh signed a five-year contract with the team worth $6 million. Just over $1 million of his contract is guaranteed money.

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Vikings | Team agrees to terms with Tapeh

Fri, 29 Feb 2008 10:55:29 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday, Feb. 29, that they have agreed to terms with free-agent FB Thomas Tapeh (Eagles). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Eagles | Tapeh to fight for starting job

Tue, 17 Jul 2007 13:55:30 -0700

John Clayton, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh is a candidate for the starting fullback job on the team.

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Eagles | Tapeh misses practice Thursday

Thu, 11 Jan 2007 12:29:27 -0800

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (knee) missed practice Thursday, Jan. 11, and is questionable for the team's upcoming postseason game against the New Orleans Saints. Head coach Andy Reid believes Tapeh will be able to play. RB Correll Buckhalter would play if fullback if Tapeh is unable to participate in the game.

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Eagles | Tapeh injured during practice Wednesday

Wed, 10 Jan 2007 14:58:53 -0800

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (knee) sprained his knee during practice Wednesday, Jan. 10, and is questionable for the team's upcoming playoff game. RB Correll Buckhalter is likely to get Tapeh's reps if he is unable to play.

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Eagles | Tapeh practices Friday, likely to play Week 8

Fri, 27 Oct 2006 12:30:09 -0700

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (groin) practiced Friday, Oct. 27, and is likely to play in Week 8. Tapeh is listed as questionable for the game.

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Eagles | Tapeh questionable Week 8

Fri, 27 Oct 2006 10:39:48 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles RB Thomas Tapeh (groin) is listed as questionable for Week 8.

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Eagles | Tapeh practices Thursday

Thu, 26 Oct 2006 16:11:29 -0700

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (groin) practiced Thursday, Oct. 26 and is expected to play Week 8. He is listed as questionable on the team's injury report.

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Eagles | Tapeh practices Wednesday

Wed, 25 Oct 2006 16:12:11 -0700

Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Daily News, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (groin) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 25 and is questionable for the Week 8 game. He should play in the game.

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Eagles | Tapeh injured Week 7

Sun, 22 Oct 2006 22:47:42 -0700

Buccaneers.com reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (groin) suffered a groin injury during the fourth quarter of the Week 7 game and did not return.

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Eagles | Tapeh competing with Parry for fullback job

Tue, 22 Aug 2006 21:09:11 -0700

Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh is competing for the fullback job. Tapeh's reps are increasing and he has made the competition with FB Josh Parry close.

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Eagles | Tapeh participates in practice Thursday

Thu, 27 Jul 2006 18:56:54 -0700

Shave Evans, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hamstring) was able to participate in the afternoon practice Thursday, July 27. Tapeh had been sidelined with a hamstring injury, but was on the field taking reps with the other backs Thursday.

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Eagles | Tapeh held out of live scrimmage work

Thu, 27 Jul 2006 05:42:45 -0700

Nick Fierro, of the Express-Times, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hamstring) was held out of live scrimmage work Wednesday, July 26.

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Eagles | Tapeh misses practice

Tue, 25 Jul 2006 12:34:39 -0700

Chris McPherson, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hamstring) did not participate in the team's full-pad workout Tuesday, July 25.

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Eagles | Tapeh misses practice Sunday

Sun, 23 Jul 2006 17:24:38 -0700

Marc Narducci, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (knee, hamstring) missed a second consecutive day of practice Sunday, July 23, with a hyperextended knee and a sore hamstring.

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Eagles | Tapeh hyperextends knee

Sat, 22 Jul 2006 10:47:04 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said FB Thomas Tapeh (knee, hamstring) hyperextended his knee Friday, July 21, but believes his knee will be ok. Reid added Tapeh's hamstring is what has really spasmed up on him and believes that Tapeh's hip looks fine.

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Eagles | Competition at fullback

Tue, 20 Jun 2006 10:07:07 -0700

Zach Berman, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Josh Parry will receive competition from FB Thomas Tapeh for the starting fullback spot in training camp.

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Eagles | Tapeh working at FB

Mon, 05 Jun 2006 14:43:33 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said Monday, June 5, that the team will concentrate on playing FB Thomas Tapeh at fullback. "You have the luxury with him that he has played both (running back and fullback) and he's played both for us. So, we're having him concentrate at that fullback spot right now and then once he has a full grasp of that, then we move him from there. But, right now we'd like him to master that fullback position."

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Eagles | Tapeh feels better than ever

Tue, 09 May 2006 12:37:09 -0700

Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh, who has been through extensive rehab to recover from injuries, said he feels like a better player than ever before. He weighs 250 pounds, heavier than he was prior to the injury, yet still feels lighter on his feet after the rehab.

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Eagles | Tapeh at 100 percent

Sun, 23 Apr 2006 18:03:12 -0700

Sid Hartman, of the Star Tribune, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh, who missed the past two seasons with the Eagles because of injuries, was at the Minnesota Gophers spring game Saturday, April 22, and said he is 100 percent healthy and will play this year.

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Eagles | Tapeh expects to be ready for post-draft camp

Tue, 11 Apr 2006 21:48:28 -0700

Dave Spadaro, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) is progressing very well from the hip injury he suffered in 2004 and should be on the field competing for a job at fullback during the post-draft minicamp. "It's been a long-time since I played. I'm pretty excited." Tapeh missed the end of the 2004 season and all of last season with a hip injury.

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Eagles | Tapeh expected to be ready for 2006

Thu, 30 Mar 2006 05:38:19 -0800

Bob Brookover, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said RB Thomas Tapeh (hip) should be ready to return this season after missing last year while recovering from a dislocated hip he suffered near the end of the 2004 season.

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Eagles | Tapeh to Miss Jets Game

Wed, 31 Aug 2005 09:41:25 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) will not play in the Thursday, Sept. 1, preseason game against the New York Jets, according to Eagles head coach Andy Reid.

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Eagles | Tapeh Placed on PUP

Tue, 30 Aug 2005 08:02:24 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have placed FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) on their PUP list. He can return to practice anytime between Weeks 6 and 9 of the regular season. At which time the team will have 21 days to activate him, release him or place him on their Injured Reserve list.

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Eagles | Tapeh Placed on NFI List

Tue, 02 Aug 2005 16:39:47 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said FT Thomas Tapeh (hip) has been placed on the team's physically unable to perform list.

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Eagles | Tapeh to Start Training Camp on the Active/PUP List

Fri, 29 Jul 2005 19:45:19 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid said FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) will start training camp on the team's active/physically unable to perform list. He is still recovering from last season's hip injury.

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Eagles | Tapeh Looking at Third-String Role

Mon, 11 Jul 2005 22:01:40 -0700

Zach Berman, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) is expected to enter training camp as the team's third-string fullback, behind FBs Jon Ritchie and Josh Parry, which is unlikely to earn him a roster spot. However, a dislocated hip suffered last season still hasn't fully healed, leaving Tapeh's training camp status in jeopardy.

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Eagles | Tapeh Not Practicing, Questionable for Camp

Thu, 09 Jun 2005 13:20:00 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) did not practice Thursday, June 9. Head coach Andy Reid said he will see if Tapeh is ready for training camp, but noted that he is a question mark.

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Eagles | Tapeh Misses Practice

Wed, 01 Jun 2005 15:31:42 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid announced FB Thomas Tapeh (undisclosed) did not participate during the team's passing camp Wednesday, June 1, and is not expected to practice for the next few weeks. Reid expects Tapeh to be ready for the start of training camp.

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Eagles | Tapeh Should be Healthy for Camp

Mon, 04 Apr 2005 21:07:10 -0700

Updating a previous report, according to PhiladelphiaEagles.com, Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) is expected to participate in training camp after suffering a dislocated hip last season. Tapeh will compete against FB Josh Parry for playing time at fullback.

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Eagles | Tapeh Injury Update

Tue, 08 Mar 2005 21:00:49 -0800

Bob Kent, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (dislocated hip) remains optimistic that he can fully recover from a dislocated hip suffered last season, an injury that was originally suspected to be career threatening. "You tend to put aside the negative and look at the positive and the upside is that I have the opportunity to get my body back to 100 percent and come out and contribute like I truly want," Tapeh said. Tapeh remains on crutches and has not yet begun physical rehabilitation.

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Eagles | No Surgery for Tapeh

Thu, 30 Dec 2004 12:56:07 -0800

Citing the Philadelphia Inquirer, ESPN.com reports Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) will not need surgery to repair a dislocated and fractured hip. The team dispelled concern that Tapeh's career was in jeopardy due to the devastating injury. "We had a trauma surgeon look at him here ... and she agreed that he is really not in that group that is in danger of having a Bo Jackson injury," team trainer Rick Burkholder said. Tapeh will use crutches for 12 weeks and will have to avoid putting pressure on his right leg during his rehabilitation.

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Eagles | Tapeh Placed on IR

Wed, 29 Dec 2004 09:10:02 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have placed FB Thomas Tapeh (hip) on season-ending Injured Reserve due to a dislocated hip. He is officially out for the remainder of the 2004 season.

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Eagles | Tapeh Likely Out for Season

Tue, 28 Dec 2004 18:03:08 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles RB Thomas Tapeh (hip) suffered a dislocated hip during Week 16 and is likely to miss the remainder of the season.

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Eagles | Tapeh Injured

Mon, 27 Dec 2004 21:21:16 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh (undisclosed) was carted off the field Monday, Dec. 27, after being immobilized to a back board.

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Eagles | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 05 Dec 2004 12:23:06 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared OG Artis Hicks, WR Billy McMullen, QB Jeff Blake, OG Jermane Mayberry, DL Jerome McDougle, DL Paul Grasmanis, RB Reno Mahe, FB Thomas Tapeh inactive for Week 13.

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Eagles | Tapeh Likely to Be Activated

Fri, 19 Nov 2004 19:19:10 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles FB Thomas Tapeh will likely be activated for Week 11, according to Bob Kent of PhiladelphiaEagles.com.

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Eagles | Week 10 Inactives

Mon, 15 Nov 2004 17:26:33 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared CB Dexter Wynn, FS J.R. Reed, DL Jamaal Green, QB Jeff Blake, DL Paul Grasmanis, FB Thomas Tapeh, OT Trey Darilek inactive for Week 10.

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Eagles | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 07 Nov 2004 08:57:35 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared FS J.R. Reed, DL Jamaal Green, LB Jason Short, QB Jeff Blake, OG Jermane Mayberry, DL Paul Grasmanis, FB Thomas Tapeh, OT Trey Darilek inactive for Week 9.

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Eagles | Tapeh Could Be Activated for Week 8

Mon, 25 Oct 2004 13:10:07 -0700

If Philadelphia Eagles RB Brian Westbrook (chest) is unavailable for Week 8, then the team would likely activate rookie FB Thomas Tapeh.

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Eagles | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 24 Oct 2004 08:58:14 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared CB Dexter Wynn, OT Ian Allen, QB Jeff Blake, DL Jerome McDougle, LB Mark Simoneau, DL Paul Grasmanis, FB Thomas Tapeh, OT Trey Darilek inactive for Week 7.

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Eagles | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 17 Oct 2004 09:37:52 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared WR Billy McMullen, CB Dexter Wynn, DL Jamaal Green, QB Jeff Blake, DL Paul Grasmanis, FB Thomas Tapeh, OT Trey Darilek inactive for Week 6.

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Eagles | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 03 Oct 2004 09:05:26 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared WR Billy McMullen, DL Jamaal Green, QB Jeff Blake, CB Matt Ware, DL Paul Grasmanis, FB Thomas Tapeh, OT Trey Darilek inactive for Week 4.

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Eagles | Parry or Tapeh to Start Week 4

Thu, 30 Sep 2004 21:58:32 -0700

Chris McPherson, of PhiladelphiaEagles.com, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have yet to decide on a starting fullback for Week 4's game against the Chicago Bears. Either FBs Josh Parry or Thomas Tapeh will get the starting nod in place of FB Jon Ritchie (knee), who was lost for the season with a knee injury.

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Eagles | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 26 Sep 2004 08:55:33 -0700

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared WR Billy McMullen, OT Ian Allen, DL Jamaal Green, QB Jeff Blake, CB Matt Ware, DL Paul Grasmanis, FB Thomas Tapeh, OT Trey Darilek inactive for Week 3.

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