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  Jets | Work out several players    Wed Dec 30, 05:18 PM

Free-agent DT Devon Still (Bengals), WR Eric Rogers (CFL), WR Marcus Thigpen (Bills) and LB Willie Jefferson (Bills) worked out for the New York Jets Wednesday, Dec. 30.

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  Bills | Marcus Thigpen waived    Tue Dec 22, 05:43 PM

Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Thigpen was placed on no-recall waivers Tuesday, Dec. 22.

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  Bills | Dan Herron cut    Wed Nov 25, 12:17 PM

Buffalo Bills RB Dan Herron and WR Denarius Moore were cut Wednesday, Nov. 25. WR Marcus Thigpen was re-signed by the Bills.

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  Raiders | Nate Allen activated    Sat Nov 14, 06:42 PM

Oakland Raiders FS Nate Allen (knee) was activated from Reserve/Injured designated to return Saturday, Nov. 14. WR Marcus Thigpen was waived.

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  Raiders | Sign Marcus Thigpen     Wed Nov 4, 07:56 PM

Free-agent WR Marcus Thigpen (Colts) signed with the Oakland Raiders Wednesday, Nov. 4.

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  Colts | Marcus Thigpen cut    Sat Oct 17, 09:03 AM

Indianapolis Colts WR Marcus Thigpen was released Saturday, Oct. 17. The team also promoted LB Amarlo Herrera from their practice squad to their active roster.

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  Bills | Denarius Moore, Billy Cundiff to BUF    Wed Oct 7, 09:49 AM

Free-agent WR Denarius Moore (Bengals) and PK Billy Cundiff (Ravens) signed with the Buffalo Bills Wednesday, Oct. 7. PK Jordan Gay and WR Marcus Thigpen were cut.

Footballguys view: The Bills are a bit receiver poor, but we don't see Moore making much of an impact.

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  Bills | Marcus Thigpen digging in for spot    Wed Sep 2, 10:34 PM

Buffalo Bills WR Marcus Thigpen was considered outside looking in at the start of training camp and the preseason, but he has proved his worth in the return game and is making it difficult on the team to cut him from the 53-man roster.

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  Bills | Friday practice report for Week 16    Fri Dec 19, 02:50 PM

Buffalo Bills RB Anthony Dixon (chest) fully practiced Friday, Dec. 19 and is probable. CB Stephon Gilmore (shoulder), TE Chris Gragg (knee), S Da'Norris Searcy (hamstring), WR Marcus Thigpen (foot), S Duke Williams (concussion) and DE Jarius Wynn (knee) all were limited in practice and are probable.

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  Bills | Thursday practice report    Thu Dec 18, 04:30 PM

Buffalo Bills CB Stephon Gilmore (shoulder), TE Chris Gragg (knee), S Da'Norris Searcy (hamstring), WR Marcus Thigpen (foot), S Duke Williams (concussion) and DE Jarius Wynn (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 18.

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  Bills | Marcus Thigpen claimed    Wed Nov 26, 08:53 PM

The Buffalo Bills claimed WR Marcus Thigpen off waivers from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wednesday, Nov. 26. The team also waived DE Bryan Johnson.

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  Buccaneers | Make several roster moves    Tue Nov 25, 02:09 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Cameron Brate from the practice squad to the active roster Tuesday, Nov. 25. The team also signed TE DJ Williams and waived RB Marcus Thigpen. LB Denicos Allen and TE Taylor Sloat were signed to the practice squad and TE Ted Bolser and CB Quinton Pointer were released from the practice squad.

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  Buccaneers | Two signed    Tue Oct 21, 06:20 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent LB Mister Alexander (Texans) and RB Marcus Thigpen (Dolphins) to their practice squad Tuesday, Oct. 21.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen released    Tue Oct 14, 06:23 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen was released Tuesday, Oct. 14.

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  Dolphins | Two signed    Tue Sep 23, 06:22 PM

The Miami Dolphins re-signed DT Bruce Gaston and signed free-agent RB Marcus Thigpen (Patriots) to their practice squad Tuesday, Sept. 23.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen signed     Mon Sep 22, 09:32 PM

The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent RB Marcus Thigpen (Patriots) to the team's practice squad, Monday, Sept. 22.

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  Patriots | Three added to practice squad    Wed Sep 3, 02:21 PM

The New England Patriots have signed free-agent OG Chris Barker (Patriots), RB Marcus Thigpen (Dolphins) and TE Allen Reisner (Vikings) to their practice squad.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen released    Sat Aug 30, 11:46 AM

Miami Dolphins WR Marcus Thigpen (hamstring) was released Saturday, Aug. 30.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen in jeopardy    Wed Aug 27, 08:10 PM

Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins WR Marcus Thigpen (hamstring) will play in the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 28, against the St. Louis Rams. He hasn't done much at receiver in training camp and the preseason, but he is a valuable kick returner. The team is exploring other options, such as WRs Jarvis Landry and Damian Williams. If the team is comfortable with the alternatives, Thigpen's roster spot could be in jeopardy.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen to play    Wed Aug 27, 04:02 PM

Miami Dolphins WR Marcus Thigpen (hamstring) will play in the team's final preseason game Thursday, Aug. 27.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen hanging on    Wed Aug 27, 01:51 AM

Miami Dolphins WR Marcus Thigpen might make the 53-man roster, and his fate could hinge partly on his performance in the return game Thursday, Sept. 4. Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor reportedly likes Thigpen.

Footballguys view: Thigpen's value as a WR/RB tweener and special teams contributor always helps at this time of year. With the Dolphins looking to turn up the tempo, more versatility among skill players is always a good thing.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen injured    Sun Aug 17, 09:23 PM

Miami Dolphins WR Marcus Thigpen (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during the second preseason game.

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  Dolphins | Four field punts during practice    Sat Jul 26, 09:33 AM

Miami Dolphins WR Marcus Thigpen, WR Jarvis Landry, CB Brent Grimes and WR Damian Williams all fielded punts during practice Saturday, July 26.

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  Dolphins | Several working at punt returner    Mon Jun 9, 03:43 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen, CB Brent Grimes, WR Jarvis Landry, WR Matt Hazel and WR Damian Williams worked as punt returners during organized team activities Monday, June 9.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen moves to WR    Tue Jun 3, 08:20 AM

Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen has been moved to wide receiver.

Footballguys view: Thigpen is a good receiver, and the team already has a logjam at the running back position. Perhaps it's not ideal for Thigpen to move from running back, but this move might help his chances of making the team. We're not expecting much from him even if he does make the final roster.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen working with WRs    Mon Jun 2, 10:52 AM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen didn't do work with the running backs Monday, June 2, and is working with the receivers.

Footballguys view: The team is trying to find the best fit for Thigpen. He's a long-shot to make the final roster, but does have good hands and could impress at the position. He can also help as a return man on special teams.

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  Dolphins | Injury updates    Tue May 27, 05:33 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen (back) was absent from organized team activities with a back issue Tuesday, May 27. Also not working were OT Jared Odrick (undisclosed), TE Arthur Lynch (undisclosed) and LB Tariq Edwards (undisclosed). WR Brandon Gibson (knee) was on the field but was limited in drills.

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  Dolphins | Could consider moving Marcus Thigpen to WR    Sun May 25, 08:18 PM

The Miami Dolphins have considered moving RB Marcus Thigpen to wide receiver this upcoming season. The team also wants Thigpen to compete for his return jobs during training camp.

Footballguys view: Thigpen is athletic in the open field, and he has some moves after the catch. He's a good football player, but finding the right fit for him is a task the Dolphins have to undertake this offseason.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen likely will need strong camp    Mon May 19, 02:33 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen likely will need a strong training camp in order to secure a spot on the final roster.

Footballguys view: The Dolphins will have a heated competition at running back across the entire depth chart. Adding Knowshon Moreno in free agency will upset the pecking order established last year. In addition to Thigpen, we think Daniel Thomas will have to impress in order to make the team.

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  Dolphins | Damian Williams could be returner    Sat Apr 12, 09:58 PM

Miami Dolphins WR Damian Williams said the team talked to him about the possibility of being a return man for them. Williams likely would be behind RB Marcus Thigpen in the competition if he becomes a candidate.

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  Dolphins | Friday injury report for Week 13    Fri Nov 29, 03:53 PM

Miami Dolphins CB Dimitri Patterson (groin) and CB Jamar Taylor (hamstring) both did not practice Friday, Nov. 29, and have been ruled out. S Chris Clemons (knee, hamstring) was limited in practice and is questionable. C Sam Brenner (knee), WR Rishard Matthews (back), LB Koa Misi (knee), WR Marlon Moore (hamstring), DT Jared Odrick (knee), RB Marcus Thigpen (wrist), S Jimmy Wilson (abdomen)

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  Dolphins | Thursday injury report for Week 13    Thu Nov 28, 02:45 PM

Miami Dolphins SS Chris D. Clemons (knee, hamstring) and CB Dimitri Patterson (groin) and CB Jamar Taylor (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 28. C Sam Brenner (knee) and WR Rishard Matthews (back) were limited. LB Koa Misi (knee), WR Marlon Moore (hamstring), DT Jared Odrick (knee), RB Marcus Thigpen (wrist) and S Jimmy Wilson (abdomen) practiced in full.

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  Dolphins | Wednesday practice report for Week 13    Wed Nov 27, 06:35 PM

Miami Dolphins OT Jonathan Martin (illness) has been ruled out for Week 13. SS Chris D. Clemons (knee, hamstring) and CB Dimitri Patterson (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 27. C Sam Brenner (knee), WR Rishard Matthews (back) and CB Jamar Taylor (hamstring) were limited. LB Koa Misi (knee), WR Marlon Moore (hamstring), DT Jared Odrick (knee), RB Marcus Thigpen (wrist) and S Jimmy Wilson (abdomen) practiced in full.

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  Dolphins | Receiver likely to be promoted from practice squad    Thu Oct 31, 02:21 AM

A replacement for Miami Dolphins WR Brandon Gibson (knee) is likely to come from the practice squad, since the Dolphins worked out several wide receivers and elected not to sign any. WR's Ryan Spadola and Nathan Palmer are the likely options. In addition, the Dolphins probably will use a combination of Rishard Matthews and Marcus Thigpen to fill Gibson's spot.

Footballguys view: Whoever it is isn't likely to have much fantasy relevance, at least in the immediate future. The issues along the offensive line are hurting Ryan Tannehill's ability to get the ball out to his receivers and when he does it will remain primarily Brian Hartline and Mike Wallace who are the beneficiaries, though even they are struggling. Hartline has been a decent flex start while Wallace has been hovering as a WR3 for the most part.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen seeing time at RB, WR    Sat Oct 5, 11:27 AM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen said he is working at running back and wide receiver during practice. The team wants to use Thigpen on offense in short spurts.

Footballguys view: Thigpen provides the offense a much needed shot in the arm as a part-time player. He's still off the radar of fantasy owners in most every league. Monitor him if you play in a super deep dynasty league.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen is favorite for returns    Thu Jul 25, 12:42 AM

Miami Dolphins CB Nolan Carroll, WR Jasper Collins, RB Lamar Miller and RB Marcus Thigpen worked as kick returners Wednesday, July 24, with Thigpen as the clear cut favorite for the job after his stellar performance in the role last season.

Footballguys view: Miller owners would rather hear that the team isn't even having him try kickoffs because they want to preserve him for his big role in the running game, but chances are that this is just to keep him fresh in that area in case Thigpen goes down.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen clear favorite for return job    Wed Jul 24, 01:56 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen appears to be the clear favorite for the kick return duties this season. RB Lamar Miller, WR Jasper Collins and CB Nolan Carroll have also received kick return reps during practice.

Footballguys view: Miller is likely to win the starting RB job for the Dolphins in 2013. They don't need to get him hurt as a return man.

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  Dolphins | Several work at punt returners    Mon Jun 3, 05:13 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen, RB Lamar Miller, WR Brian Hartline and WR Brandon Gibson worked as punt returners during organized team activities Monday, June 3.

Footballguys view: With the workload Miller is set to get as the team's lead RB we'd be surprised if he was heavily involved as a punt returner.

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  Dolphins | Lamar Miller leader for starting job    Thu May 30, 02:58 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller has a leg up on the competition to start at running back in 2013 although Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin considers the competition wide open, and Daniel Thomas, Mike Gillislee, Jonas Gray and Marcus Thigpen also are all competing for the starting job.

Footballguys view: Miller should have no problem winning the starting job as he's clearly the most talented back on the roster. He's got the big play ability to score anytime he touches the ball. Miller is also an underrated receiver out of the backfield. Thomas and Gillislee will compete to be his primary backup in 2013.

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  Dolphins | Four to compete for punt return job    Tue May 28, 05:25 PM

The Miami Dolphins are expected to have four players compete for the punt return job. WR Brian Hartline, CB Brent Grimes, RB Marcus Thigpen and WR Brandon Gibson all are likely to get the opportunity to win the job.

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  Dolphins | Several candidates for punt returner job    Wed May 22, 04:43 PM

Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline, WR Brandon Gibson and CB Brent Grimes worked as punt returners during organized team activities Tuesday, May 21. Head coach Joe Philbin did not rule out the possibility of RB Marcus Thigpen being the punt and kick returner this season.

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  Dolphins | Lamar Miller works with first-team offense    Tue May 21, 11:47 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller worked predominantly with the first-team offense, but RBs Daniel Thomas, Mike Gillislee and Marcus Thigpen also saw carries Tuesday, May 21, in organized team activities (OTAs).

Footballguys view: No surprise here. Miller should be the Dolphins starting running back in 2013. He is fast, quick, and can change direction without losing much speed. Miller has the ability to score from anywhere on the field. Thomas and Gillislee will compete in camp to be the primary backup behind Miller.

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  Dolphins | Brian Hartline could return punts    Tue May 21, 02:27 PM

Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline is getting a look at returning punts at organized team activities. Hartline has never returned punts and will compete with RB Marcus Thigpen. "Possibly, but in what situations, I couldn't tell you," Hartline said of potentially returning kicks. "But they [coaching staff] made a point to tell me to go and catch punts every day."

Footballguys view: Hartline is the team's WR2 starting opposite WR1 Mike Wallace. They may limit his snaps on special teams so he can stay fresh for the offense.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen expected to be returner    Sat May 18, 02:26 PM

The Miami Dolphins will have auditions for their kick and punt returner jobs during offseason workouts and training camp, but RB Marcus Thigpen is expected to handle both roles.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen could get bigger role    Sun Mar 17, 12:45 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen could receive a bigger role in the offense next season as a scat back and slot receiver on third downs.

Footballguys view: Lamar Miller will be the lead back for the Dolphins in 2013. He's an underrated receiver out of the backfield and can also be used as a receiving back. We're not expecting Thigpen to have much of a fantasy impact this season.

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  Dolphins | Three WRs could see more playing time     Sat Dec 15, 02:34 PM

Miami Dolphins WRs Rishard Matthews, Marlon Moore and Marcus Thigpen could receive more playing time in Week 15 because of the injury to WR Davone Bess (back).

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  Dolphins | Steve Slaton, Marcus Thigpen battling for spot    Thu Aug 30, 02:04 AM

Miami Dolphins RBs Steve Slaton and Marcus Thigpen are believed to be fighting for a roster spot. Slaton carried four times for 22 yards in the preseason finale against the Dallas Cowboys, while Thigpen had one carry for three yards and a seven-yard reception. Thigpen also had four kickoff returns for 24 yards.

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  Dolphins | Marcus Thigpen gets look as return man    Sat Jul 28, 12:07 AM

Miami Dolphins RB Marcus Thigpen, a CFL import, looked very quick in the team's first practice Friday, July 27, and he saw time in the return game.

Footballguys view: The team's RB corps is jam packed with talent. Reggie Bush, Daniel Thomas, Steve Slaton, and rookie Lamar Miller are head of Thigpen on the depth chart and it will be difficult for him to make the final roster.

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  Dolphins | Steve Slaton expected to be on bubble    Mon Jul 2, 02:47 PM

Miami Dolphins RB Steve Slaton is expected to be on the roster bubble during training camp. He may compete with RBs Marcus Thigpen, Jonas Gray and Jerome Messam for the No. 4 running back job.

Footballguys view: Slaton could make the team as the No. 4 RB because of his versatility and explosive playmaking ability. He won't have much fantasy value unless a lot of injuries hit the depth chart in front of him.

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  Dolphins | Eight signed to future contracts    Mon Jan 30, 04:09 PM

The Miami Dolphins have signed RB Marcus Thigpen, WR Chris Hogan, DT Isaako Aaitui, LB Jonathan Freeny and CBs Vincent Agnew, Marcus X. Brown and Jonathan Wade and SS Anderson Russell to future contracts. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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