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34 Marcus Thigpen RB
Height/Weight: 5-9/200 | Birthdate: 5/15/1986 | Birthplace: Detroit, MI, USA | Team: New England | College: Indiana | NFL Experience: 3 | Owned/Started%: 0/0
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Patriots tinker with practice squad


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/3/2014) The Patriots signed offensive lineman Chris Barker, tight end Allen Reisner and running back Marcus Thigpen to the practice squad and released quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, safety Kanorris Davis and defensive back Dax Swanson from the squad.

Dolphins announce final cuts to get down to 53


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) The Dolphins have completed their series of cuts to pare down their roster to the league-mandated 53 heading into the regular season.

The dispatched offensive players are quarterback Seth Lobato, linemen Tony Hills, David Arkin, Sam Brenner and Evan Finkenberg , wideouts Kevin Cone and Matt Hazel, running backs Marcus Thigpen and Daniel Thomas and tight end Evan Wilson .

Among the defensive players let go are linemen Isaako Aaitui, Garrison Smith, Tevin Mims and D'Aundre Reed, linebacker Andrew Wilson and defensive backs Jordan Kovacs and Kevin Fogg. Placekicker Jake Rogers has also been waived.

The Dolphins have also placed defensive tackle on IR and defensive end Dion Jordan and safety Reshad Jones on the reserve/suspended list.


Dolphins dump three players


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) The Dolphins have announced the release of kick returner Marcus Thigpen, defensive back Kevin Fogg and wide receiver Matt Hazel .

Thigpen received limited playing time in 2013 and finished with eight catches for 97 yards and one touchdown.


Dolphins list inactives for dress rehearsal game


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/23/2014) The following players will not dress for the Dolphins Saturday night against the Cowboys in preseason action: Caleb Sturgis, Mike Gillislee, Daniel Thomas, Marcus Thigpen, Walt Aikens, Mike Pouncey, Koa Misi, Terrence Fede, Arthur Lynch and A.J. Francis.

Marcus Thigpen exits game with hamstring injury


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(8/16/2014) Dolphins special teams specialist Marcus Thigpen left Saturday's preseason game against Tampa Bay with a hamstring injury, per the Palm Beach Post. Thigpen sustained the injury in the first half and was unable to return.

Dolphins move Marcus Thigpen to receiver


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/2/2014) The Dolphins have shifted running back Marcus Thigpen to receiver for the time being, reports the Miami Herald. He has nine catches and seven carries in two seasons with the team.

Marcus Thigpen scores game-winner


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12/15/2013) Dolphins running back Marcus Thigpen scored his first career touchdown Sunday, and it proved to be the decisive score in a 24-20 win over the Patriots in Week 15.

Thigpen touched the ball just twice in the game, hauling in two passes for 23 yards. His final reception was the big one, as he scored on a 14-yard pass from Ryan Tannehill with just over a minute remaining in the game to put the Dolphins on top.

Thigpen has touched the ball just 13 times on the season, as he has six carries for 18 yards and seven receptions for 86 yards heading into Week 16 agains thte Bills.


Dolphins backup running backs pitch in


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12/1/2013) Little-used reserve Dolphins running backs Mike Gillislee and Marcus Thigpen saw their roles increase in Week 13 against the Jets, with Daniel Thomas sidelined by an ankle injury.

Gillilslee played for the first time in his career Sunday, picking up six carries for 21 yards to finish third on the team. Thigpen received the largest workload of his career with four carries, but rushed for just 10 yards, while adding one reception for 0 yards.

Both players will likely continue to split time behind Lamar Miller moving forward. The Dolphins' next game is set for Week 14 against the Steelers. 


Marcus Thigpen takes the field


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(12/1/2013) Dolphins running back Marcus Thigpen (wrist) is active for Week 13 against the Jets, as expected. Thigpen was listed as probable on the injury report. 

Seven Dolphins deemed probable for Sunday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(11/29/2013) The Dolphins have designated seven players as probable for their AFC East battle Sunday against the Jets. All practiced in full on Friday.

They are guard Sam Brenner (knee), wide receivers Marlon Moore (hamstring) and Rishard Matthews (back), linebacker Koa Misi (knee), defensive lineman Jared Odrick (knee), running back Marcus Thigpen (wrist) and safety Jimmy Wilson (abdomen).


Marcus Thigpen makes most of one carry on Sunday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(11/17/2013) Running back Marcus Thigpen was a minor contributor for the Dolphins in a Sunday win over San Diego. He ran once for 9 yards.

Dolphins DST struggles against the run


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(11/12/2013) The Dolphins DST allowed the Buccaneers to run for 140 yards in the Week 10 loss as Tampa Bay controlled the ball nearly 35 minutes. Three Buccaneers' backs found success running right at Miami.

The Dolphins created one turnover, a Jimmy Wilson interception, and got sacks from Dannell Ellerbe and Nolan Carroll. Marcus Thigpen returned a punt 34 yards. But overall it was a disappointing effort.

Miami's DST faces a tougher matchup Week 11 vs. San Diego.


Marcus Thigpen's first catch goes 50 yards


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/1/2013) Dolphins running back Marcus Thigpen made his first catch of 2013 count. He came out of the backfield in the second quarter Monday and took a Ryan Tannehill pass 50 yards.

Thigpen nearly scored, getting tripped up at the Saints' 7. It was his only catch on two targets. Thigpen returned three kickoffs for 68 yards and had a 5-yard punt return.

He'll play the Ravens in Week 5.


Marcus Thigpen working at receiver


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2013) Dolphins running back/returner Marcus Thigpen "did all his individual drills with the receivers Sunday and didn’t get any work at running back," reports ESPN.com. With several players ahead of Thigpen at running back, the coaching staff "is exploring whether Thigpen can help in other areas."

Thigpen takes a kick back to the house


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(11/16/2012) Dolphins running back Marcus Thigpen was able to make his presence felt in special teams as he took a kickoff back for a touchdown against the Bills in Week 11. Down 10-0 late in the first quarter, Thigpen returned a kickoff 94 yards back for a touchdown. He became the first player in franchise history to return a kickoff and a punt for a touchdown in a season.