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Joe Thomas

Joe Thomas - #73 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 312 lbs.
Birthday 12/04/1984
Birthplace Brookfield, WI
College Wisconsin
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 1st round, 3rd pick by Browns

Browns hire Chudzinski as head coach

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
The Browns have hired Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski as their new head coach, the team confirmed Thursday evening.

Report: Kelly returning to Oregon

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
For the second year in a row, Chip Kelly flirted with becoming an NFL head coach, but is returning to Oregon.

Report: Browns close to deal with Kelly

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
The Browns are close to a deal with Oregon coach Chip Kelly to be Cleveland’s new head coach, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

Browns conduct interviews, wait for Oregon's Kelly

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has already interviewed several coaching candidates, and is awaiting a meeting with Oregon's Chip Kelly.

Report: Kelly to interview with Browns, Eagles, Bills

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly has interviews set up with the Browns, Eagles and Bills, according to Mike Garafolo of USA Today.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens rest, Browns start anew

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Bengals are playoff-bound — and pretty well-rested, all things considered. The Browns? They're making big changes. 

Browns fire Shurmur, Heckert

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
The Browns fired head coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Heckert, the team announced Monday.

Roethlisberger throws three TDs in Steelers win

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw three short touchdown passes, and the Steelers avoided their first losing season in nearly a decade with a 24-10 victory over the Browns.

Report: Browns to part ways with Shurmur, Heckert on Monday

Posted Dec. 29, 2012 @ 9:41 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Hecker will be fired or part ways with the club on Monday, according to Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Nothing left for Browns but to start fresh

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 3:41 p.m. ET

Weeden, McCoy ruled out; Lewis to start for Browns

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Browns QB Thaddeus Lewis will make his first appearance in an NFL regular-season game on Sunday, and it will be in a starting role vs. the Steelers.

Browns sign former Bucs QB Johnson

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Browns added two quarterbacks to the roster this week, signing free agent Josh Johnson and promoting Thaddeus Lewis.

AFC North Spin cycle: The Steelers' wasted season

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Ravens are AFC North champs, and the Bengals are playoff-bound, too. Meanwhile, the Steelers are left to ponder a lost season. 

Broncos win streak at 10 after 34-12 defeat of Browns

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Denver won its 10th straight game Sunday as Peyton Manning threw three touchdown passes in a 34-12 victory over the Browns.

All eyes on season's end in Cleveland

Posted Dec. 22, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
Changes in Cleveland would surprise absolutely no one, given the club’s new ownership and yet another losing season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 22, 2011
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Cleveland Browns have reached agreement with Pro Bowl offensive tackle Joe Thomas on a long-term contract extension.||||||| Thomas has made the Pro Bowl in each of his four seasons and is regarded as one of the NFL's best left tackles.
Posted Jan. 08, 2008
Thomas was added Tuesday to the AFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Jason Peters of the Buffalo Bills.||||||| Thomas, the third overall selection in last year's draft, started all 16 games for the Browns and was part of an offensive line that allowed only 19 sacks, the third-fewest in franchise history.
Posted July 26, 2007
Thomas agreed to terms on a six-year contract with the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night, ensuring the No. 3 overall pick will be at the opening of training camp.||||||| Rated as the top lineman in April's draft, and one of the most polished to come out of college in the past few years, Thomas will compete with incumbent Kevin Shaffer for the starting job at left tackle.
Posted July 26, 2007
Thomas is nearing a deal and his agent is hopeful the offensive tackle will be signed by the start of training camp Friday.||||||| The Browns are anticipating that Thomas will make an immediate impact at left tackle on the team's inconsistent and injury-filled offensive line. Thomas' contract talks were expected to be tricky because the third pick in the past three drafts has been a position player - wide receivers Larry Fitzgerald, Braylon Edwards and quarterback Vince Young - and the Browns are reluctant to give a tackle $15 million or more in guaranteed money.

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