Orchard Park New York. Buffalo Bills backup quarterbackconfirmed a report from ESPN.com on Monday he accepted a pay cut to improve his chances to remain with the Bills.
Thigpen said he has several reason to aceept a pay cut. Thigpen said he is happy being a member of the Bills football team. Thigpen will be paid a salary of $1.5 million dollars in the second year of a three year contract he has with the team.
Thigpen will be competing with Tavaris Jackson for the backup quarterback spot. Jackson was accquired by the Bills in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks last week.
The Bills decided to keep Thigpen on the roster is that he is familiar with the Bills offensive game plan better than Jackson is.
News sources Associated Press, ESPN.com and James Walker