7 jan 1995: yancey thigpen of the pittsburgh steelers celebrates his touchdown to put the score at during the afc playoffs between the pittsburgh steelers and the cleveland browns at three rivers stadium, pittsburgh, pennyslvania.
Yancey Dirk Thigpen (born August 15, 1969) is a former professional American football wide receiver who played for the San Diego Chargers (1991), the Pittsburgh Steelers (1992–1997), and the Tennessee Oilers/Titans (1998–2000). Before his NFL career, he played for Winston-Salem State University, where he also played collegiate basketball.
As the franchise looked forward, on the second day of free agency it made a big move at its weakest spot, signing receiver Yancey Thigpen away from the Steelers. Twenty years ago today they gave Thigpen a five-year, $21.5 million deal with a $5.5 million signing bonus. Steve McNair turned 25 that day.
Good-but-not-great players like Barry Foster, Bam Morris, Neil O' Donnell and Yancey Thigpen won't have a wing in Canton, but Erhardt and Bill Cowher were able to squeeze the most out of them behind a talented offensive line led by Hall-of-Famer Dermontti Dawson, and tackles John Jackson and Leon Searcy.
· Resorts World Casino New York City presented the foundation a $20,000 check at Wednesday’s Meet and Greet featuring OJ Anderson, Stephen Baker, Yancey Thigpen, Clifton Davis, and Ron Greschner. The check was presented by Joseph DeVitto lll, Director of Player Development, and Michelle Stoddart, Director of PR and Community Development.
· It was Yancey Thigpen coming to the rescue all over again. Surely, you remember good 'ol Yancey. Push the rewind button and go back to Dec. 24, The Packers needed to beat the Steelers for home-field advantage in the first playoff game.
· Rams used to have Yancey Thigpen. Post by Douglas Bubbletrousers » Fri Sep 28, :18 am It's a good thing they don't have Yancey Thigpen anymore. Rams might be winning by a lot with Thigpen. I don't give a fig for the simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would die for the simplicity on the other side of complexity. Top.
· Buddy Dial, Roy Jefferson, Lynn Swann, John Stallworth, Louis Lipps, Charles Johnson, Yancey Thigpen, Plaxico Burress, Hines Ward, Santonio Holmes. The list of great wide receivers to have worn Steelers black and gold is distinguished. In Brown they may have their greatest yet.
Man in the spotlight With Steve McNair having proven himself last year as a quarterback who can win the big games, the focus shifts a bit to receiver Yancey Thigpen, who's been injured for about half the Titans' games in the two years he's been with the team.Thigpen signed on as a big-time receiver coming from the Steelers' Super Bowl runs. He's yet to show himself as that main go-to player.
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Yancey Thigpen was signing autographs and we went to introduce ourselves. UK fan Steve Melvin asked Yancey to sign an Irish £10 note to go with the $1 note that Greg Lloyd had autographed several years previously. The Steelers marketing director, Mark Fuhrman, was in attendance so I gave him one of the club's membership cards.