Joe Thomas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Joe Thomas' next stop? Former Brown had tryout with Fox before NFL retirement

    USA Today "Joe Thomas appears set to make a stop in a TV studio or announcer’s booth before he’s enshrined at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Thomas had a tryout with Fox Sports about two weeks before he announced his retirement Wednesday after 11 seasons with the Cleveland Browns, a person with knowledge..." March 14

  • Browns' Joe Thomas retires after 11 seasons, gone fishin' for good

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The moment the Browns hoped they could put off for another year has arrived: Joe Thomas has finally hung up the Gone Fishin' sign in his locker for good after 11 seasons. He made the announcement in a press release on Wednesday, the start of the NFL League year. The player who rocked the NFL..." March 14

  • Joe Thomas says his decision is 'right around the corner' as Browns continue to pursue Nate Solder

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns left tackle Joe Thomas said Tuesday night that his decision on whether or not to retire is "right around the corner.'' There's a good chance that corner could come on Wednesday, before the league year officially opens at 4 p.m. Meanwhile, the Browns have added two tackles for depth and..." March 14

  • Report: Browns making run at Solder with Thomas' future undecided

    The Score "The Cleveland Browns are making preparations in the event they won't have Joe Thomas at left tackle. The Browns are said to be making a big run at soon-to-be free-agent left tackle Nate Solder, the Boston Globe's Ben Volin reports, citing a source. In his 11 seasons in Cleveland, Thomas..." March 13

  • Browns Pro Bowler says Richard Sherman negotiated a horrible deal with the 49ers

    CBS Sports "Less than 24 hours after Richard Sherman signed his new deal with the 49ers, the details of the contract are out, and let's just say that some people aren't impressed with the negotiating skills of Sherman's agent, which is kind of an insult to Sherman, since he serves as his own agent. You..." March 13

  • Joe Thomas won't let trades affect retirement call

    ESPN "Joe Thomas is more than excited about the flurry of moves made by the Cleveland Browns over the past two days, but he said that won't affect his decision on whether to play in 2018 or retire. "My decision will be based purely on my health," Thomas said Saturday in an e-mail. "But I'm excited by..." March 11

  • Joe Thomas says he'll make retirement decision before start of free agency

    CBS Sports "Within the next week, the Cleveland Browns will know whether or not they need to replace one of the best offensive linemen of all time. Left tackle Joe Thomas has been considering retirement this offseason, and on Tuesday night he told Jason Gibbs of ESPN Cleveland that he will try to make his..." March 07

  • Browns 10-time Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas auditions for Fox

    Akron Beacon Journal "The media career of 10-time Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas is on the rise whether he returns to the Browns for another season or retires. Thomas recently auditioned for Fox, a person familiar with the situation confirmed. The New York Post first reported Thomas’ audition Monday and added he’s..." March 07

  • Joe Thomas “still working” through decision for playing in 2018

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns are still waiting for word from left tackle Joe Thomas about his plans for the 2018 season, but it may not be much longer before he’s ready to let them know. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Thomas said that he is “still working” through the decision about returning for a..." February 20

  • Joe Thomas lobbies Kirk Cousins to consider Browns

    NFL.com "Scheduled to hit the open market next month, free-agent quarterback Kirk Cousins is set to become the subject of a massive bidding war for his services. Browns bookend Joe Thomas wants to put that contest to bed before it starts. Responding to a Tuesday tweet from Cousins, in which the..." February 15

  • Joe Thomas hints at leaving Browns within year

    Larry Brown Sports "Offensive lineman Joe Thomas has spent his entire career with the Cleveland Browns, but that may well change within a year or so. The 33-year-old Thomas is entering the final season of his contract with the Browns, and he made it pretty clear in a speech on Jan. 17 at the Greater Cleveland..." January 29

  • Joe Thomas is glad Browns didn't fire Hue Jackson

    Sporting News "Joe Thomas is glad Hue Jackson will be returning to the Browns. The star offensive tackle said firing Jackson, despite the team's 1-31 record over the past two seasons, would not have been helpful to the organization. "It wouldn’t be fair to judge Hue based on his record after just two..." January 23