Posts Tagged ‘odell thurman’

NFL Suspends Odell Thurman Indefinitely

The NFL has suspended linebacker Odell Thurman, formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals, indefinitely. This judgment was handed down Friday by the league. Thurman, a second-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, was suspended for the first four games during the 2006 season because he skipped a drug test. Then following an arrest for a DUI […]

Report: Thurman Facing Indefinite Suspension

Former Bengals linebacker Odell Thurman is reportedly facing an indefinite suspension from the NFL.  According to, Thurman, who was suspended for the past two seasons for violating the league’s substance policy, violated the policy again.  Thurman was reinstated by the league in April, but was released by the Bengals last month after he failed to […]

Gridiron Gabbin w/ WGFX 104.5 Nashville Sports Talk Show Host Darren McFarland

Site Editor Matt Loede is back with Gridiron Gabbin, and on this edition we are joined by 104.5 WGFX The Zone Talk Host Darren McFarland. Darren is one of the afternoon hosts on 104.5 the Zone in Nashville, as well he covers the Titans for Sporting News Radio. Today Matt and Darren talk about the […]

Bengals Make a Surprise Move in Releasing LB Thurman

In a move that comes as a shock considering how the Bengals need help on defense, today they released troubled linebacker Odell Thurman. The move is a total surprise to Thurman and his agent, who spoke out about it in the Cincy Enquirer. “The support he got from the fans, from the people of Cincinnati, […]

Offseason Overview: Questions Still Surround the Bengals

UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (not tendered offers) • RB Dan Burks (not tendered as ERFA) missed the 2007 season after suffering training camp injury. • OL Adam Kieft (not tendered as RFA). RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: None. EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS FREE AGENTS: None. PLAYERS ACQUIRED • LB Darryl Blackstock: Not tendered as RFA by Cardinals; $560,000/1 yr, $40,000 […]

Bengals LB Thurman Back in the League After Reinstatement

In a move that will upgrade their defense a great deal, the Cincinnati Bengals are getting back linebacker Odell Thurman, as he has been reinstated by the league after two years away from the game. Thurman missed the last two seasons due to violations of the NFL substance abuse policy. The Bengals put out a […]