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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:58:21 -0700
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.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 12:53:44 -0800
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 D. 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) and S Jimmy Wilson (abdomen) all fully practiced and are probable.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:45:30 -0800
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.
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:35:39 -0800
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.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 23:21:05 -0700
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.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 08:27:09 -0700
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.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:42:39 -0700
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.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 10:56:23 -0700
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.
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:13:36 -0700
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.
Thu, 30 May 2013 11:58:04 -0700
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.
Fantasy Tip: This is a battle that will likely play out through training camp and preseason games. Keep an eye on how the running backs are used in training camp and preseason. Also, Joe Philbin used a running back by committee approach in 2012, which hurt the value of all involved.
Tue, 28 May 2013 14:25:47 -0700
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.
Wed, 22 May 2013 13:43:12 -0700
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.
Tue, 21 May 2013 20:47:20 -0700
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).
Tue, 21 May 2013 11:27:18 -0700
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."
Sat, 18 May 2013 11:26:12 -0700
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.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 09:45:41 -0700
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.
Sat, 15 Dec 2012 11:34:04 -0800
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).
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:04:13 -0700
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.
Fri, 27 Jul 2012 21:07:52 -0700
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.
Mon, 02 Jul 2012 11:47:43 -0700
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.
Mon, 30 Jan 2012 13:09:07 -0800
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.
Wed, 26 Aug 2009 15:16:15 -0700
The Denver Broncos have announced they have waived RB Marcus Thigpen.
Sun, 16 Aug 2009 16:32:20 -0700
Frank Schwab, of the Colorado Springs Gazette, reports the Denver Broncos have signed free-agent RB Marcus Thigpen (Eagles). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tue, 04 Aug 2009 10:57:38 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Tuesday, Aug. 4, that they have released DL Jervonte Jackson, CB Courtney Robinson and WR Marcus Thigpen.
Sun, 26 Apr 2009 18:36:46 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to terms with undrafted rookie free-agent RB Marcus Thigpen (Indiana). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fri, 17 Apr 2009 15:10:48 -0700
KFFL has learned the New Orleans Saints, Minnesota Vikings and Jacksonville Jaguars are showing interest in University of Indiana RB Marcus Thigpen.