Chris Thompson

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Height / Weight
5'8" / 195 lbs.
Date of Birth (Age)
October 20, 1990 (29)
Experience
7th Season
Drafted
2013 / Rd. 5 / Pk. 154 (WAS)
College
Florida State

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Jaguars Sign Chris Thompson

The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed former Redskins running back Chris Thompson to a one-year deal. When healthy, Thompson is one of the NFL's most interesting pass-catching backs, but he hasn't played more than 11 games in a season since 2016. Thompson won't be much of a threat to take rushing attempts away from anyone -- Leonard Fournette or Ryquell Armstead if Fournette is traded -- as he's seen his rushing attempts drop off over the years, down to 3.4 per game last year. Where he'll make his impact is in the receiving game, as he's been targeted at least 48 times in five consecutive seasons and has proven to be a dynamic option who is capable of ripping off huge plays out in space. Expect quarterback Gardner Minshew II to use Thompson as a safety valve on third downs and for Thompson to have some low-end flex value this season.

May. 1st • 3:28 PM
Chris Thompson Wraps Up Disappointing Season

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson saw a total of four touches in Sunday's season finale, putting the finishing touches on another disappointing fantasy campaign. After beginning the season with a relatively productive pass-catching role, Thompson never meshed his way back into the Redskins offense upon his return from injury in the first week of December. He finished the year with just 15 receptions in his final five games, and was only targeted more than four times in one of those. With Thompson set to hit free agency, it will be interesting to see if he signs with a team more inclined to utilize a back with his pass-catching skill set. Prominent offensive role or not, it's hard to have much fantasy success in Washington with the way this team has operated over the last two seasons. Perhaps a change of scenery in 2020 helps reestablish Thompson as a PPR option in fantasy leagues.

Dec. 30th • 10:01 AM
Chris Thompson Not A Safe Week 17 Play

Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson has not been operating in the pass-catching role that once made him a valuable fantasy play in PPR formats, and now he's run out of time for the 2019 season. Thompson has seen just 17 targets in four games since returning from injury in the first week of December, and the only potential boon to his value in Week 17 is that Case Keenum will finish out the season at quarterback. Thompson was utilized more often early in the season when Keenum ran the offense. In any case, it would be a blind roll of the dice to expect a one-game turnaround in the final week of the season. Thompson simply hasn't shown you what you need to trust him, and should not be considered a safe flex play.

Dec. 27th • 11:43 AM

Depth Chart

  • Offense
  • Defense
QB Gardner Minshew II
Joshua Dobbs
RB Leonard Fournette
Ryquell Armstead
LWR DJ Chark Jr.
Laviska Shenault Jr.
RWR Dede Westbrook
Keelan Cole
SWR Chris Conley
C.J. Board
TE Tyler Eifert
Josh Oliver
LT Cam Robinson
Ryan Pope
LG Andrew Norwell
Tyler Shatley
C Brandon Linder
Tyler Gauthier
RG A.J. Cann
Will Richardson Jr.
RT Jawaan Taylor
Blake Hance
LDE Josh Allen
Al Woods
NT Abry Jones
Davon Hamilton
DT Taven Bryan
Rodney Gunter
RDE Yannick Ngakoue
Dawuane Smoot
WLB Myles Jack
Quincy Williams
MLB Joe Schobert
Shaq Quarterman
SLB K'Lavon Chaisson
Leon Jacobs
LCB Rashaan Melvin
Tre Herndon
SS Ronnie Harrison
Doug Middleton
FS Jarrod Wilson
Andrew Wingard
RCB D.J. Hayden
Parry Nickerson
CB C.J. Henderson
Chris Claybrooks
K Josh Lambo