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Tyler Thigpen
QB #4
Height:
6-1
Weight:
218
College:
Coastal Carolina
Experience:
6
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 29 509 275 54 17.6 3,222 6.3 111.1 21 4.1 18 3.5 75 38 4 35 221 72.5
2012 BUF 4 5 3 60 1.3 30 6 7.5 0 -- 0 -- 12 0 0 0 0 77.1
2011 BUF 3 8 3 37.5 2.7 25 3.1 8.3 0 -- 1 12.5 13 0 0 0 0 6.8
2010 MIA 5 62 33 53.2 12.4 435 7 87 2 3.2 2 3.2 35 7 0 8 50 73
2009 MIA 1 8 4 50 8 83 10.4 83 1 12.5 2 25 34T 2 0 0 0 87
2009 KC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 14 420 230 54.8 30 2,608 6.2 186.3 18 4.3 12 2.9 75 28 4 26 162 76
2007 KC 1 6 2 33.3 6 41 6.8 41 0 -- 1 16.7 22 1 0 1 9 18.7
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 29 79 2.7 469 5.9 16.2 3 32 25 31.6 4 0 5
2012 BUF 4 1 0.3 -1 -1 -0.3 0 -1 0 -- 0 0 0
2011 BUF 3 1 0.3 8 8 2.7 0 8 0 -- 0 0 0
2010 MIA 5 13 2.6 73 5.6 14.6 0 12 3 23.1 0 0 1
2009 MIA 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 -- 0 0 0
2009 KC 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 -- 0 0 0
2008 KC 14 62 4.4 386 6.2 27.6 3 32 22 35.5 4 0 4
2007 KC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 29 1 37 37 1.3 37 1 1 0 1 0
2012 BUF 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIA 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 KC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 14 1 37 37 2.6 37T 1 1 0 1 0
2007 KC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 BUF 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 MIA 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 KC 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 KC 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 29 7 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 BUF 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 5 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2009 MIA 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 KC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 KC 14 6 2 0 3 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2007 KC 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

Signed by Buffalo as an unrestricted free agent on July 29, 2011… acquired by Miami through a trade with Kansas City on September 29, 2009… originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round (217th overall) draft selection by the Vikings in 2007 before being claimed by the Chiefs off waivers on September 2, 2007
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Signed by Buffalo as an unrestricted free agent on July 29, 2011… acquired by Miami through a trade with Kansas City on September 29, 2009… originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round (217th overall) draft selection by the Vikings in 2007 before being claimed by the Chiefs off waivers on September 2, 2007

2011
•     Served as the back-up QB to Ryan Fitzpatrick, appearing in three games
•    Made his Buffalo Bills debut, entering the game in the fourth quarter at KC (9/11), but did not attempt a pass
•    vs. OAK (9/18), vs. NE (9/25), at CIN (10/2), vs. PHI (10/9), at NYG (10/16), vs. WAS (10/30), vs. NYJ (11/6) and at DAL (11/13) - Served as the back-up QB to Ryan Fitzpatrick
•    at MIA (11/20), saw action in the fourth quarter, completed his first pass as a Bill for a six-yard gain
•    at NYJ (11/27) and vs. TEN (12/4), Did not play - served as back-up QB
•    at SD (12/11), saw action in the fourth quarter, completing two of three passes for 19 yards with an interception... also had one rush for eight yards
•    vs. MIA (12/18), vs. DEN (12/24) and at NE (1/1) did not play

2010 W/Miami
•    Saw action in five games with one start finishing the year completing 33-of-62 passes for 435 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions
•    Listed as the backup quarterback seven times, seeing action in two of those contests… was listed as the third quarterback eight occasions but entered two games
•    Vs. TEN (11/14) Led the Dolphins to a victory over the Titans after completing four of six passes for 64 yards and one touchdown as well as two carries for five yards… sealed the win with a nine-yard scoring strike to Anthony Fasano during the fourth quarter
•    Vs. CHI (11/18) Completed 17-of-29 passes for 187 yards with one interception and added 27 rushing yards on six rushes in his first start since December 28, 2008
•    At NE (1/2/11) Tossed for 169 yards on 10-of-21 passing with one touchdown after entering the game in the second half… had a season-long pass of 35 yards to Brandon Marshall during the fourth quarter

2009 W/Kansas City & Miami
•    Appeared in two games (one with Kansas City and one with Miami), finishing the year with 83 passing yards on four-of-eight attempts with one touchdown and two interceptions
•    With Kansas City, played in a reserve role vs. Baltimore (9/13) and served as the third quarterback in two other games
•    Was listed as the third quarterback in 12 games with Miami
•    Vs. PIT (1/3/10) Entered the game in replace of an injured Chad Henne and Pat White and went four-of-eight for 83 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions… completed a 34-yard touchdown pass to Davone Bess

2008 W/Kansas City
•    Under then Kansas City Offensive Coordinator Chan Gailey, played in 14 games with 11 starts, completing 230-of-420 passes for 2,608 yards with 18 touchdowns and 12 interceptions for a QB rating of 76.0… also had 62 rushes for 386 yards and three touchdowns
•    His 2,608 yards and 18 touchdown passes were the most by a Chiefs signal-caller since 2005 (Trent Green – 4,014 yards and 27 touchdowns)… his 18 touchdown passes ranked seventh in the AFC
•    His 386 rushing yards led all NFL quarterbacks and set a Chiefs single-season record at the position
•    Did not record an interception in 161 consecutive pass attempts, marking the third-longest streak in team history
•    Posted a 84.6 QB rating in his last 10 starts, the sixth-highest mark in the AFC during that time frame
•    At ATL (9/21) Made first career start, going 14-for-36 for 128 yards with a touchdown and three interceptions
•    At NYJ (10/26) Connected on 25-of-36 passing for 280 yards with two touchdowns for a career-best 110.9 passer rating
•    At SD (11/9) Set career-highs with 27 completions on 41 attempts for 266 yards and a personal-best three touchdowns, recording a 108.4 QB rating
•    At OAK (11/30) Registered his first win as an NFL starter on 15-of-22 passing with a touchdown along with a career-high 11 carries for 48 yards
•    Vs. MIA (12/21) Registered a career-high 320 passing yards on 20-of-41 passes with two touchdowns and three interceptions… connected with Jamaal Charles on a 75-yard reception… gained 57 yards on six rushes with a touchdown

2007 W/Kansas City
•    Saw action in one game in his rookie season, serving as the Chiefs’ third quarterback in 11 contests
•    Vs. SD (12/2) Made NFL debut, completing two-of-six passes for 41 yards and an interception in place of an injured Damon Huard
•    Was placed on Injured Reserve the day after suffering a left knee injury on December 5th

CAREER HIGHS
PASSING
Yards: 320, 12/21/08 vs. Miami
Touchdowns: 3, twice, most recent 11/23/08 vs. Buffalo
Completions: 27, 11/9/08 at San Diego
Attempts: 41, twice, most recent 12/21/08 vs. Miami

RUSHING
Rushing Yards: 57, 12/21/08 vs. Miami
Rushing Att.: 11, 11/30/08 at Oakland
Long Rush: 32, 11/16/08 vs. New Orleans
Rushing TDs: 1, three times, most recent 12/21/08 vs. San Diego

COLLEGE
Was a four-year letterwinner at Coastal Carolina, playing in 41 games… became the first-ever quarterback in the history of the school which formed a football program in 2002 and didn’t begin play until 2003… completed 486-of-879 passes for 6,598 yards with 53 touchdowns and 25 interceptions during collegiate career… also rushed for 1,626 yards on 346 attempts with 13 touchdowns… led the Chanticleers to a 30-8 record as a starter… was named Big South Conference Player of the Year as a senior in 2006, completing 217-of-339 passes for 3,296 yards and 29 touchdowns while gaining 656 yards and adding five touchdowns on the ground… Sports Management major.

PERSONAL
Was an All-South Carolina selection as a running back his senior year at Fairfield Central (Winnsboro, SC) High School… younger brother of Chris, who played guard at South Carolina and Louisville… served in many community initiatives with Miami including shopping with children in need as part of the Kids and Fins Publix Shopping Spree, a blood drive and Golf and Fishing Tournaments.

COMMUNITY
    Tyler participated in the Night out with the Bills which is put on by the Buffalo Pro Ministry Athletes in Action.  The players in attendance shared stories about their views on faith, signed autographs and posed for pictures with over 700 members of the Buffalo Community.  
    Tyler was one of four Bills players to appear at the Gift of Warmth Gathering at the Salvation Army in downtown Buffalo on November 29th. The players visited with 50 children from the various Salvation Army Corps and made red, white and blue fleece scarves and decorated winter-themed picture frames.
    Tyler supported the Teammates For Kids Foundation this year by attending their annual dinner held in November.  Tyler, along with his other teammates, has supported the cause which was co-founded by Garth Brooks and Bo Mitchell over the past 6 years.

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