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Neiko Thorpe | Defensive Back | #23

Team: Seattle Seahawks
Age / DOB:  (28) / 2/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
College: Auburn
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Seahawks CB Neiko Thorpe exited Week 2 against the 49ers with an ankle injury.
Thorpe had to be carted to the locker room after suffering the injury on a punt, but coach Pete Carroll said he is just dealing with a sprain after the game. He is week to week. Sun, Sep 17, 2017 05:35:00 PM

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Seahawks re-signed CB Neiko Thorpe.

Thorpe is a linchpin special teamer. He played 98 snaps on defense last season.
Tue, Mar 14, 2017 06:59:00 PM

Colts waived CB Neiko Thorpe.

Thorpe was claimed off waivers just two days ago. He'll hunt for special teams work.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 04:49:00 PM

Colts claimed CB Neiko Thorpe (Raiders) and S Mathias Farley (Cardinals) off waivers.

Although Thorpe hasn't been very good, he gives the Colts experience in a secondary that will be minus Vontae Davis for the first month or so of the season. Thorpe has a man-coverage background, which is valued by Chuck Pagano.
Sun, Sep 4, 2016 01:07:00 PM

Raiders waived CB Neiko Thorpe.

Thorpe was tendered as a restricted free agent at the $2.553 million level earlier this offseason, but he took a pay cut in August down to the minimum. It wasn't enough to save his job after playing 464 snaps last year.
Sat, Sep 3, 2016 05:50:00 PM

Raiders CB Neiko Thorpe has agreed to a pay cut.

Thorpe is now due just a $675K base salary. It's a big drop from his $2.5 million RFA tender, but should help Thorpe's chances of making the final 53.
Wed, Aug 3, 2016 05:35:00 PM

Raiders re-signed CB Neiko Thorpe to a one-year, $2.553 million contract.

Thorpe was a restricted free agent tendered at the second-round level. Thorpe made only two starts last season, but played 464 snaps. He was not effective, however. Thorpe turned 26 in February. Ideally, he'd be the Raiders' No. 4 cornerback.
Thu, Apr 14, 2016 05:45:00 PM

Raiders extended a second-round tender to restricted free agent CB Neiko Thorpe.

The tender is worth $2.553 million. Thorpe logged 464 snaps and started two games last season. The second-round tender suggests the Raiders expect Thorpe to compete for a role in the secondary this offseason. Oakland also extended the low tender to DE Benson Mayowa and OL Matt McCants.
Sat, Mar 5, 2016 10:51:00 AM

Raiders re-signed S Neiko Thorpe.

An exclusive rights free agent, Thorpe appeared in 14 games last season, playing 59 snaps on defense. His defense of his 53-man roster spot will center on special teams.
Thu, Apr 2, 2015 05:42:00 PM

Raiders signed S Neiko Thorpe, LB Frank Beltre and OG Jarrod Shaw to reserve/future contracts.

Thorpe appeared in nine games for the Chiefs in 2012. He'll compete for a special-teams spot on Oakland's thin roster. Neither Beltre nor Shaw has ever appeared in an NFL game.
Mon, Jan 13, 2014 05:18:00 PM

Chiefs promoted S Neiko Thorpe from their practice squad.

Thorpe played both safety and cornerback at Auburn and will likely play special teams in Kansas City. He ran a 4.4 at the Tigers' Pro Day, with an 11-foot-5 broad jump.
Sun, Nov 11, 2012 10:59:00 PM

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