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Tyler Thigpen headed to Buffalo

T. Thigpen

Tyler Thigpen will reunite with Chan Gailey in Buffalo, giving the Bills another overlooked and underrated veteran quarterback option.

A league source tells PFT that Thigpen agreed to a three-year deal with Buffalo. The Vikings were also involved in heavy discussions with Thigpen, but ultimately the former seventh-round pick of the Vikings chose the Bills instead.

Yes, it appears Donovan McNabb was the backup plan to Thigpen.

Thigpen was highly productive in Kansas City under Gailey despite an unstable situation around him. (He threw 18 touchdowns and 12 interceptions in 2008 and made some incredible plays with his feett.)

Ryan Fitzpatrick is the clear starter, but Thigpen gives Buffalo another athletic option that knows Gailey’s system. Thigpen is big upgrade from Brian Brohm, who was Fitzpatrick’s backup last year.