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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

Roethlisberger throws 3 TDs, Steelers win 28-10

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger, cheered loudly during his first game in 9 1/2 months, returned from his four-game suspension to throw three touchdown passes, and the Steelers shut down a Browns offens during a 28-10 victory Sunday.

Browns-Steelers third-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Here are notes on the third quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns' Cribbs out of game with head injury

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Browns RS-WR Joshua Cribbs is out for the game after suffering a head injury against the Steelers, the Browns said.

Browns-Steelers halftime notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the second quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns-Steelers first-quarter notes

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Here's notes on the first quarter of Browns-Steelers from a Cleveland perspective.

Browns-Steelers prediction

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Look for a competitive effort from the Browns, just not a winning one, against the Steelers, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Browns rule QB Wallace out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
The Browns have officially downgraded QB Seneca Wallace as out for Sunday's game against the Steelers with a high ankle sprain.

Browns emphasizing physicality, not pace, in running game

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Clearly, Jerome Harrison had fallen out of favor with the Browns, but his departure leaves the Browns without an established change-of-pace back — and even more lacking in speed on offense than they were previously.

Flashback: Recent Week Six performances

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 1:18 a.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Browns' Week Six contests each of the last five seasons.

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Browns rookie QB Colt McCoy, who's expected to make his first career start Sunday, is getting the ultimate test right off the bat for a young quarterback: the Steelers in Pittsburgh.

Five questions with PFW Steelers correspondent Jim Wexell

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Jim Wexell, PFW's Steelers correspondent and the publisher of SteelCityInsider.net, took time out to answer five questions about Pittsburgh in advance of Sunday's Browns-Steelers game. Here's our questions and his answers.

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Here's a closer look at a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Steelers game:

Browns fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Here's our weekly look at the Browns from a fantasy football perspective.  

Mangini explains Harrison trade

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini said Thursday that the decision to trade Jerome Harrison to Philadelphia for Mike Bell can be chalked up to the emergence of RB Peyton Hillis, as well as Bell being "more of a fit" for ...

Mangini says 'lean' stronger toward McCoy as starter

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Browns head coach Eric Mangini indicated Thursday that rookie QB Colt McCoy has strenghtened his chances to be Cleveland's starter Sunday at Pittsburgh.

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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