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Top Clayton Thorson News

  • Clayton Thorson: Signed to Giants' practice squad

    Thorson was signed to the Giants' practice squad Saturday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

    The quarterback will likely operate as a reserve option behind Jake Fromm and Brian Lewerke in Week 18 as both Daniel Jones (neck) and Mike Glennon (wrist) will be unavailable. Thorson has spent a large portion of the season with the Giants, allowing him to fill in if needed against Washington on Sunday.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Visits Giants

    Thorson visited the Giants on Friday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    The Giants are depleted at quarterback with both Daniel Jones (neck) and Mike Glennon (wrist) ruled out. Thus, while Thorson has not yet signed with the team, he'll reportedly serve as insurance in case Jake Fromm is unable to suit up for an unforeseen reason. Thorson spent much of training camp and parts of this season with the Giants practice squad, so he should be familiar with the offense if he is forced into action.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Cut from practice squad

    The Giants cut Thorson from their practice squad Tuesday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

    With Daniel Jones (neck) doubtful and Mike Glennon (concussion) questionable for Week 14, the Giants elected to sign Thorson to their practice squad to provide emergency depth at quarterback. However, with both of the aforementioned signal callers progressing well ahead of Week 15, Thorson finds himself as the odd man out. In a corresponding move, the Giants signed Woodrow Hamilton to their practice squad.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Signs with practice squad

    Thorson signed with the Giants' practice squad Tuesday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.

    Thorson will provide some emergency depth at quarterback, as Daniel Jones (neck) is considered doubtful and Mike Glennon (concussion) is questionable for Sunday against the Chargers. With Jake Fromm on the 53-man roster and Brian Lewerke also on the practice squad, it's unlikely Thorson would be active Sunday if Jones and Glennon were to miss.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Gets workout with Packers

    Thorson received a workout with the Packers on Friday.

    Thorson was previously on the Giants' practice squad and was a fifth-round selection of the Eagles in the 2019 Draft. With Aaron Rodgers and Kurt Benkert on the COVID-19 list, the Packers are are looking to add depth to their quarterback group.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Gets injury settlement

    The Giants waived Thorson (concussion) with an injury settlement Wednesday, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.

    Rather than remain on the Giants' injured reserve for the entire 2021 season, Thorson will now be free to sign elsewhere in the league once he's fully recovered from his concussion. Since being selected by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, Thorson still has yet to make his regular-season debut.

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  • Giants' Clayton Thorson: Reverts to IR

    Thorson (concussion) cleared waivers and reverted to the Giants' injured reserve Tuesday, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.

    Thorson suffered a concussion during Saturday's preseason opener and was waived/injured by the Giants on Monday, but he'll shift to injured reserve after going through waivers unclaimed. He'll missed the entire 2021 season unless he reaches an injury settlement with the team.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Waived with injury designation

    The Giants waived Thorson (concussion) with an injury designation Monday, Art Stapleton of The Bergen Record reports.

    Thorson, who is nursing a concussion, will revert to New York's injured reserve if he goes unclaimed on waivers. The Giants signed quarterback Brian Lewerke to fill Thorson's roster spot.

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  • Giants' Clayton Thorson: In concussion protocol

    Thorson suffered a concussion during Saturday's exhibition matchup against the Jets, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

    Thorson will need to fully clear the league's concussion protocol before being considered eligible to suit up for further preseason action, making his status for Sunday's upcoming match against the Browns uncertain. He completed five of 16 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown before being forced off the field.

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  • Giants' Clayton Thorson: Injured late against Jets

    Thorson appeared to suffer a head/neck injury on the final offensive play of Saturday's preseason opener against the Jets, Ryan Dunleavy of the New York Post reports.

    Thorson completed five of 16 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown prior to getting injured. While the extent of Thorson's injury is yet to be clarified, New York added another option to the quarterback room by signing Brian Lewerke on Sunday, which suggests that Thorson's injury will likely force him to miss some time.

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  • Giants' Clayton Thorson: Moving into 2021 with G-Men

    Thorson signed a reserve/future contract with the Giants on Monday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

    The Northwestern standout was joined by Alex Tanney on the transaction wire, as New York elected to bring both quarterbacks into 2021 as developmental options. Thorson remains without a regular-season appearance after being selected by the Eagles in the fifth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Shifts to practice squad Monday

    Thorson reverted to the Giants' practice squad Monday, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.

    The second-year man out of Northwestern was made available as a depth option behind Colt McCoy for a Sunday night matchup against the Browns, with Daniel Jones (ankle) deemed inactive for the cross-conference showdown. Thorson didn't see game action, however, and he remains without an NFL pass attempt over stints with the Eagles, Cowboys and Giants.

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  • Giants' Clayton Thorson: Bumps up for Sunday's game

    The Giants elevated Thorson from the practice squad Saturday, Michael Eisen of the team's official site reports.

    Thorson was brought up from the practice squad as a COVID-19 replacement for cornerback James Bradberry (undisclosed). Joe Webb was also signed off the practice squad, so the Giants will have a fair amount of depth behind Colt McCoy during Sunday night's game against the Browns.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Moved back to practice squad

    Thorson reverted back to the Giants' practice squad Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

    Thorson was elevated to the 53-man roster with Daniel Jones (hamstring) doubtful ahead of Week 13, but he failed to see a snap. He's yet to see any action in the NFL.

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  • Giants' Clayton Thorson: Bumps to active roster

    The Giants elevated Thorson to the active roster Saturday.

    With Daniel Jones (hamstring) deemed doubtful for Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Thorson is expected to serve as Colt McCoy's backup. In his final year at Northwestern, Thorson completed 61 percent of his passes for 3,183 yards, 17 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. He has yet to make his NFL debut.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Inks practice squad deal

    Thorson signed with the Giants' practice squad Tuesday, Dan Salomone of the team's official site reports.

    QB Cooper Rush was cut from the practice squad Tuesday, and the Giants replaced him with Thorson, who was a fifth-round pick by the Eagles in 2019. He'll practice with the team but won't be promoted to the active roster unless either Daniel Jones or Colt McCoy gets hurt.

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  • Clayton Thorson: Cut by Cowboys

    Thorson was let go by Dallas on Wednesday.

    Thorson earned a reserve/futures contract with the team this offseason after spending the 2019 season on the practice squad. Now that he was cut from the 53-man roster, he'll be a prime candidate to earn another practice squad spot for 2020.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 222 lbs
Birthplace: USA
Age: 27
School: Northwestern
Experience: 1