Joe Thomas RUMORS & NEWS

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    More context to the Joe Thomas trade talks: Though he has strong feelings for #Browns, I’m told Thomas asked them to see what was out there.

  • Report: Joe Thomas deal broke down over guaranteed pay

    Pro Football Talk "So why didn’t the Browns trade left tackle Joe Thomas to the Broncos this week? Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the trade didn’t happen because Thomas wanted guaranteed pay in 2016 and 2017, but the Broncos declined to make that commitment. Signed through 2018, Thomas is due to make $8.3..." November 08

  • Agent: Trade talks never addressed Joe Thomas contract

    Pro Football Talk "In response to a report from NFL Media that the Browns didn’t trade left tackle Joe Thomas to the Broncos because Thomas wanted guaranteed money in 2016 and 2017, the man responsible for the contract of Joe Thomas has gone on the record to strongly deny the suggestion that Thomas would be a Bronco..." November 08

  • Joe Thomas relieved to remain with Browns and would have been 'crushed' by a trade

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Joe Thomas came close to joining an undefeated team, protecting a fellow future Hall of Famer and having a legitimate shot at the Super Bowl. How would that have made an eight-time Pro Bowler, one who's known little more than losing, feel? The left tackle said he would have been..." November 06

  • Joe Thomas stays with Browns after trade talks with Denver fall through

    ESPN "A trade that would have sent eight-time Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas to Denver fell through when the Browns and Broncos could not agree on compensation, according to multiple reports. Mike Klis of 9News Denver reported the deal was “this close” to happening but the Broncos would not meet the..." November 03

  • Report: Broncos offered Browns a first-round pick for Joe Thomas

    Pro Football Talk "The Broncos are buyers and the Browns are sellers as this afternoon’s NFL trade deadline approaches, and there has apparently been talk of the Broncos buying the Browns’ most valuable asset. Tony Grossi of reports that the Browns and Broncos discussed a trade for All-Pro left..." November 03

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    To be specific, Browns were asking two 1st-round picks for OT Joe Thomas. They won't get that.

  • Browns' Joe Thomas doesn't want to be traded despite the losing: 'I'm not a quitter'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, the eight-time Pro Bowler and future Hall of Famer, hopes that he's still on the team when the Browns leave for Cincinnati on Wednesday to face the 7-0 Bengals on Thursday night. Thomas is one of four players who were reported to be on the trading block Sunday..." November 02

  • Browns Considering Trades Of Joe Thomas, Alex Mack

    Real GM Football "The Cleveland Browns are engaged in trade talks on Joe Thomas and Alex Mack. " November 01

  • Browns' Joe Thomas reveals he's played through 3 torn MCLs, so this knee tweak is nothing to him

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ironman Joe Thomas revealed Tuesday that he's played with three torn MCLs and two high ankle sprains for the Browns, so he wasn't about to let a little thing like 700 pounds of quivering flesh rolling into the back of his leg rattle him for long. Sure, he let out a bone-chilling scream Monday..." August 12

  • Joe Thomas leaves practice after Danny Shelton rolls up on his leg; early word is it's not serious

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns eight-time Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas had his leg rolled up on at the end of practice by rookie defensive lineman Danny Shelton, and let out a scream. Shelton was blocked into Thomas from behind by Pro Bowl center Alex Mack, who's been having good head-to-head battles with the..." August 10

  • Browns' Joe Thomas: 'I want to be in Cleveland when we make the playoffs'

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "The plan for Joe Thomas’ ninth Browns training camp is to work three days, then get two days off, the latter a full team off day. It’s a concession to age (he turned 30 in December) and a perk of meritorious service (7,917 consecutive snaps played in eight Pro Bowl seasons). I asked him if..." August 02

  • Joe Thomas says Johnny Manziel must remove doubt that football is his top priority

    Chronicle-Telegram "Joe Thomas applauded Johnny Manziel for checking himself into rehab and spending 10 weeks at the facility, but said he still must show teammates that he’s a changed man. “I think it will be important for him when he comes back to prove to the team, to everybody in the organization that football..." April 15

  • Johnny Manziel's challenge ahead: 'He lost a lot of trust among the guys on the team last year' -- Joe Thomas

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "Almost back: Johnny Manziel reportedly played golf with his dad in Shreveport, LA, on Saturday, fueling speculation that his days in an undisclosed treatment center in Northeast Ohio are coming to an end. Tuesday completes Manziel’s 10th week in rehabilitation for an unspecified substance..." April 06

  • Continuity-starved Joe Thomas disappointed about Kyle Shanahan’s departure from Browns

    Akron Beacon Journal "Moments after the Browns wrapped up the 2014 season Dec. 28 in Baltimore, All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas expressed optimism about the franchise’s future because owner Jimmy Haslam vowed to “absolutely” stick with coach Mike Pettine and General Manager Ray Farmer for another year. Thomas thought..." January 14

  • Joe Thomas facing charges for discharging manure

    Pro Football Talk "Some days the jokes fall right into your lap. According to the Associated Press, Browns left tackle Joe Thomas is accused of multiple enviornmental violations on his Wisconsin hunting land, including “discharging manure into a wetland.” Considering his employer has been doing that along the..." December 19

  • Cleveland Browns' Joe Thomas has doubts about HGH testing: 'They don't really have a great test for it'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns seven-time left tackle Joe Thomas has serious doubts about the value of human-growth hormone testing, which will begin by the end of the month in the NFL. "For me, the trepidation with the HGH testing has always been the accuracy, because they don't really have a great test for it,''..." September 19

  • Browns' Joe Thomas on Brian Hoyer: 'He's a lot like Tom Brady'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "When a Paul Bunyan of a man who stands 6-foot-6 and has seven Pro Bowls to his credit speaks, people listen. Browns left tackle Joe Thomas' words come down from on high to all the reporters craning up at him, and they almost always pack a wallop. Monday was no different. When asked about..." July 29

  • Five Browns voted to Pro Bowl

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, the Browns’ 2013 campaign concludes without a playoff berth for the 11th consecutive season. However, those who believe Cleveland could soon have better days ahead can look to the Pro Bowl roster for reassurance. Five Browns are slated to play in Hawaii in January: left tackle Joe..." December 28

  • Bengals' Whitworth, Browns' Thomas have bond built in trenches

    Cincinnati Enquirer "In a game where both of the respective teams’ radio commentators played on the offensive line it’s only fitting that the main matchups for Sunday’s Bengals-Browns game are in the trenches. If you are a connoisseur of offensive line play in particular left tackles then this is the game for you..." September 29

  • Browns LT Joe Thomas: 'Nobody on any team is untouchable'

    CBS Sports "On Friday two days after the Browns shipped running back Trent Richardson to Indianapolis for a 2014 first-round pick one of Cleveland's best players left tackle Joe Thomas put into words what many Browns fans have been thinking over the previous 48 hours: "Nobody on any team is untouchable." The..." September 21

  • Browns tackle Joe Thomas pines for the day he runs onto the field for a home playoff game: 'We could be legends'

    ESPN "Individually there’s nothing more for Joe Thomas to accomplish in the NFL. Six seasons six Pro Bowls. Never missed a snap in an NFL game. On the field he has been honored for his textbook fundamentals at the left tackle position. Thomas is the highest-paid player on the Browns and the..." July 30