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Jaguars | Thornton released from team

Sat, 01 Sep 2007 19:41:36 -0700

Jaguars.com reports Jacksonville Jaguars CB Bruce Thornton has been released from the team.

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Jaguars | Thornton fighting for roster spot

Thu, 30 Aug 2007 15:33:18 -0700

Vito Stellino, of the Florida Times-Union, reports Jacksonville Jaguars CB Bruce Thornton is a candidate for the final cornerback spot on the roster.

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Jaguars | Thornton signed

Wed, 09 May 2007 17:27:11 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have signed unrestricted free-agent CB Bruce Thornton (Jets). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Jets | Thornton waived

Sun, 13 Aug 2006 18:13:16 -0700

NewYorkJets.com reports the New York Jets waived CB Bruce Thornton Friday, Aug. 11.

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Jets | Thornton signed

Fri, 04 Aug 2006 13:34:06 -0700

The New York Jets have announced the signing of DB Bruce Thornton (49ers) to an undisclosed deal.

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49ers | Thornton released

Tue, 01 Aug 2006 14:57:57 -0700

The Associated Press reports the San Francisco 49ers have released CB Bruce Thornton.

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49ers | Harris could be challenged for left cornerback job

Fri, 07 Jul 2006 19:33:00 -0700

Dennis Georgatos, writing for the Sporting News, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Walt Harris could face competition for the starting left cornerback position left open by the retirement of CB Ahmed Plummer. Harris is the leading candidate to replace him, but could be challenged in training camp by CBs Sammy Davis, Mike Rumph, Bruce Thornton and Derrick Johnson.

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49ers | Thornton to compete for starting job

Thu, 26 Jan 2006 17:28:56 -0800

Matthew Barrows, of the Sacramento Bee, reports San Francisco 49ers CB Bruce Thornton will compete for a starting cornerback job in 2006.

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49ers | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 01 Jan 2006 12:25:19 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers have declared CB Ahmed Plummer, CB Bruce Thornton, QB Cody Pickett, CB Derrick Johnson, OG Harvey Dahl, WR Johnnie Morton, OT Patrick Estes, WR Rasheed Marshall inactive for Week 17.

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49ers | Thornton misses practice, doubtful for Week 17

Fri, 30 Dec 2005 15:47:39 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Bruce Thornton (knee) did not practice Friday, Dec. 30, and was downgraded from questionable to doubtful for Week 17. Thornton will not play.

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49ers | Thornton misses practice, downgraded for Week 17

Thu, 29 Dec 2005 17:30:57 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Bruce Thornton (knee) missed practice Thursday, Dec. 29, and has been downgraded to doubtful for Week 17.

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49ers | Thornton misses practice, questionable for Week 17

Wed, 28 Dec 2005 17:03:44 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Bruce Thornton (knee) missed practice Wednesday, Dec. 28, and he is listed as questionable for Week 17.

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49ers | Thornton questionable for Week 17

Mon, 26 Dec 2005 15:22:34 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Bruce Thornton (knee) left the Week 16 game in the first half with a right knee injury. Thornton is listed as questionable for Week 17.

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49ers | Thornton injured Week 16

Sat, 24 Dec 2005 14:54:13 -0800

The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers CB Bruce Thornton (knee) was carted off the field during the team's Week 16 game with a knee sprain.

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49ers | Thornton could start Week 16

Thu, 22 Dec 2005 14:04:41 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Bruce Thornton will start in Week 16 if CB Shawntae Spencer (quadriceps) is unavailable.

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49ers | Thornton Benched

Thu, 15 Dec 2005 17:57:34 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Bruce Thornton has been demoted to a backup role in favor of CB Derrick Johnson for Week 15.

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49ers | Johnson to start at cornerback in Week 15

Thu, 15 Dec 2005 17:56:33 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Derrick Johnson will replace CB Bruce Thornton as a starting cornerback for Week 15.

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49ers | Plummer not favored by coaching staff

Mon, 14 Nov 2005 15:11:29 -0800

San Francisco 49ers CB Ahmed Plummer (ankle) returned to practice last week, but did not play in Week 10. He apparently has fallen out of favor with the coaching staff and will not regain his starting job from CB Bruce Thornton when he returns.

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49ers | Johnson Removed from Injury Report

Thu, 20 Oct 2005 16:12:26 -0700

San Francisco 49ers CB Derrick Johnson (thigh) returned to practice Thursday, Oct. 20 and has been removed from the Week 7 injury report. Johnson will serve as a backup cornerback to CB Bruce Thornton in Week 7.

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49ers | Plummer Injury Update

Mon, 17 Oct 2005 15:28:56 -0700

San Francisco 49ers CB Ahmed Plummer (ankle) has missed the past two games after undergoing arthroscopic surgery to repair an ankle injury, but is no longer using crutches. Plummer will not be available to play in Week 7. In Plummer's place, CB Bruce Thornton will make his second consecutive start in Week 7.

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49ers | Thornton Signed

Fri, 30 Sep 2005 12:07:34 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have signed CB Bruce Thornton (Buccaneers) form their practice squad to the active roster.

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49ers | Thornton Could be Promoted

Thu, 29 Sep 2005 19:33:15 -0700

The Associated Press reports San Francisco 49ers head coach Mike Nolan said team could promote CB Bruce Thornton from the practice squad to the regular roster this week.

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49ers | Thornton Signed to Practice Squad

Wed, 14 Sep 2005 17:46:47 -0700

ESPN.com reports the San Francisco 49ers signed free agent CB Bruce Thornton (Cowboys) to their practice squad.

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Cowboys | Thornton Released

Thu, 08 Sep 2005 19:47:21 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports the Dallas Cowboys have released CB Bruce Thornton.

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Cowboys | Jones and Thornton Battling for Last CB Spot

Fri, 26 Aug 2005 19:19:45 -0700

Matt Mosley, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys CBs Nathan Jones and Bruce Thornton are competing for the final cornerback spot on the roster.

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Cowboys | Thornton Working on Returning Kicks

Sat, 28 May 2005 17:47:16 -0700

Chad Peters, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton was one of 10 players who worked on kick returns at practice Saturday, May 28.

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Cowboys | Thornton Expected to Return for Next Minicamp

Wed, 18 May 2005 10:23:33 -0700

Todd Archer, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton (knee) is expected to return and participate during the team's next minicamp.

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Cowboys | Thornton to Compete for Roster Spot

Thu, 28 Apr 2005 06:54:15 -0700

The Dallas Morning News reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton will compete for a roster spot.

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Cowboys | Thornton Has Torn ACL

Mon, 11 Oct 2004 12:56:17 -0700

Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton (knee) has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and is out for the season.

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Cowboys | Parcells Not Optimistic about Thornton

Mon, 11 Oct 2004 09:42:18 -0700

Updating previous reports, Rick Herrin, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton (knee) probably tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee Sunday, October 10, according to head coach Bill Parcells. Thornton will undergo tests Monday, October 11, to determine the extent of the injury.

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Cowboys | Thornton Injured

Sun, 10 Oct 2004 18:14:32 -0700

Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton (knee) suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury in the fourth quarter of Week 5's game against the New York Giants, according to Erin Bolen of DallasCowboys.com. Thornton was seen wearing a stiff brace on his right knee after the game, and said he felt the knee give during a kickoff return attempt. The best case scenario would be a sprain, which typically takes two to four weeks to recover from.

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Cowboys | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 10 Oct 2004 09:44:06 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared OT Ben Noll, CB Bruce Thornton, QB Drew Henson, DL Eric Ogbogu, OT Jacob Rogers, RB Julius Jones, TE Mikhael Ricks, WR Randal Williams inactive for Week 5.

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Cowboys | Want Thornton More Involved

Thu, 07 Oct 2004 21:11:21 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells would like to get CB Bruce Thornton move involved in the defense.

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Cowboys | Thornton Likely Active for Week 5

Tue, 28 Sep 2004 20:49:25 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton is expected to activated for Week 5's game against the New York Giants after being inactive for the first three games of the season. The Cowboys have a Bye in Week 4.

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Cowboys | Week 3 Inactives

Mon, 27 Sep 2004 17:12:25 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared OG Andre Gurode, OT Ben Noll, CB Bruce Thornton, QB Drew Henson, RB Julius Jones, WR Patrick Crayton, WR Randal Williams inactive for Week 3.

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Cowboys | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 19 Sep 2004 12:28:39 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared OG Andre Gurode, CB Bruce Thornton, QB Drew Henson, WR Patrick Crayton, WR Randal Williams, RB Richie Anderson inactive for Week 2.

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Cowboys | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 12 Sep 2004 12:57:02 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have declared OT Ben Noll, CB Bruce Thornton, QB Drew Henson, OT Jacob Rogers, RB Julius Jones, WR Patrick Crayton, WR Randal Williams inactive for Week 1.

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Cowboys | Concern Mounts at Right Corner

Tue, 31 Aug 2004 12:20:37 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys head coach Bill Parcells was not pleased by the performance of some players competing at right cornerback during the preseason game against the Tennessee Titans Monday, Aug. 30. "Yeah, I'm concerned about (right cornerback). Hey, they're drawing straws for that position right now," Parcells said of cornerbacks Peter Hunter, Bruce Thornton and Jemeel Powell. "One of these guys has to step up over there. I mean, where are you going to get one (a corner)? They just have to step up."

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Cowboys | Thornton Still in the Mix at RCB

Mon, 30 Aug 2004 18:51:45 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton is still in contention to become the team's starting right cornerback, although he his currently playing behind CB Peter Hunter.

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Cowboys | Thornton to See Action at RCB

Tue, 24 Aug 2004 13:34:13 -0700

Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys rookie CB Bruce Thornton will get more reps at right cornerback in practice during the week of Aug. 23-29, and in the Monday, Aug. 30, preseason game against the Tennessee Titans.

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Cowboys | Hunter Leading Candidate for Starting CB

Thu, 12 Aug 2004 12:15:51 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Peter Hunter remains the leading candidate to start at the cornerback position opposite CB Terence Newman this year, but will still compete with CBs Jemeel Powell and rookie Bruce Thornton in preseason. "In my mind Hunter is leading the pack, but I'm open-minded," coach Bill Parcells said. "But I'm going to rotate those three guys. If somebody really plays, you know . . . (Hunter) wasn't a starter last year, but he looks like he's got a good chance to be that."

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Cowboys | Thornton Returning Punts

Wed, 04 Aug 2004 10:11:51 -0700

Matt Mosley, of the Dallas Morning News, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton has been working on returning punts.

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Cowboys | Thornton Agrees to Terms

Thu, 29 Jul 2004 21:47:29 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys have agreed to a four-year, $1.75 million contract with fourth-round draft pick CB Bruce Thornton (Georgia), reports Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com.

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Cowboys | B. Thornton in Mix at RCB

Mon, 12 Jul 2004 20:59:32 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton is in the mix to become the team's starting right cornerback. Currently, he is third on the depth chart behind CBs Peter Hunter and Jemeel Powell.

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Cowboys | Thornton Second in Line at Right CB

Thu, 06 May 2004 19:35:42 -0700

Nick Eatman, of DallasCowboys.com, reports Dallas Cowboys CB Bruce Thornton could serve as CB Peter Hunter's backup at right cornerback.

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