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Chris Thompson

Washington Redskins
Running Back

Ht: 5.7 | Wt: 195

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Redskins | Chris Thompson should be ready for camp

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:10:08 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (shoulder) did not participate in offseason workouts because of shoulder surgery but should be ready for training camp. Thompson is expected to be the third-down back for the Redskins in 2016.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson should receive touches this season as long as he can stay healthy. He probably will be more involved in the passing game than the running game, which should help his value in point-per-reception leagues. He could be considered a late-round option in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNMidAtlantic.com - Rich Tandler

Redskins | Chris Thompson misses practice

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 22:36:12 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (back) missed practice Wednesday, June 15, as he deals with a back ailment.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson is in a fight for a roster spot, so he'll need to get himself healthy for training camp. Even if he is able to nail down a spot, he is likely to serve only as the third-down back. His fantasy outlook heading into the summer is murky at best.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Washington Post - Master Tesfatsion

Redskins | Chris Thompson likely to miss workouts

Wed, 25 May 2016 19:14:49 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (shoulder) likely will not participate in any of the offseason workouts because he is still recovering from shoulder surgery.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson may have to compete for a roster spot during training camp but probably will be used as a third-down back if he makes the team. Thompson could have some value in point-per-receptions but probably can be avoided in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNWashington.com - Rich Tandler

Redskins | Chris Thompson on shaky ground?

Thu, 05 May 2016 09:57:10 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson's spot as the backup running back to RB Matt Jones could be in jeopardy after Washington drafted speedy RB Keith Marshall in the seventh round. The Redskins could also re-sign RB Pierre Thomas, which could pose an even bigger threat to Thompson.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson, for now, is the No. 2 runner as the third-down back for Washington behind Jones. That could change quickly, though, and Thompson really is only worth a speculative late-round flier in point-per-reception leagues as a handcuff to Jones.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNWashington.com - Rich Tandler

Redskins | Chris Thompson taking it slow

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:42:19 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (shoulder) is recovering from shoulder surgery, and head coach Jay Gruden said Wednesday, March 23, that Thompson might not be ready for the start of training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson is working his way back and could be the No. 2 in D.C. with Alfred Morris moving on to the Dallas Cowboys. He could be worth a look in the later rounds of fantasy leagues which reward points per reception (PPR).

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - John Keim

Redskins | Chris Thompson had surgery

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:37:56 -0700

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (shoulder) is rehabbing from shoulder surgery and is hopeful to be ready for training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson could slot in behind Matt Jones and be worth consideration in the later stages of PPR drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNWashington.com - Tarik El-Bashir

Redskins | Chris Thompson returns to 'Skins

Thu, 17 Mar 2016 15:12:55 -0700

Washington Redskins exclusive-rights free-agent RB Chris Thompson signed his tender offer Thursday, March 17. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Fantasy Tip: With Alfred Morris unlikely to return to this backfield, Thompson should have a much bigger role alongside Matt Jones in D.C. The second-year back had 35 carries for 216 yards and 35 catches for 240 yards and two touchdowns last year in 13 games. He's more valuable in point-per-reception formats, and he could have RB3/flex value in those setups.

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Redskins | Tender offers to three free agents

Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:04:35 -0800

The Washington Redskins tendered offers to exclusive-rights free-agent LB Will Compton, RB Chris Thompson and P Tress Way Friday, March 4. All three figure to be in the team's plans for next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - John Keim

Redskins | Washington could add running back

Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:11:14 -0800

Washington Redskins RB Alfred Morris may not return next season, as previously reported, which could lead the Redskins to draft a running back or sign a free-agent running back, according to CSNWashington.com's Rich Tandler. Tandler said depth is needed at the position and that RBs Chris Thompson and Silas Redd are both coming off injuries and aren't workhorse backs.

Fantasy Tip: Matt Jones would likely be the heir apparent if Morris leaves. Jones showed flashes of starting ability in his rookie season, but he may not be the answer the Redskins are looking for. There's still plenty of time for this situation to play out, though, so stay tuned.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNWashington.com - Rich Tandler

Redskins | Chris Thompson has successful surgery

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:54:43 -0800

Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (shoulder) underwent successful surgery Wednesday, Jan. 27, on the torn labrum in his left shoulder. He is expected to be ready for the start of training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Thompson could have an increased role next season, particularly in the passing game, if Alfred Morris does not return to Washington. He came through whenever the Redskins were behind and needed to pass last season. Keep him on your sleeper radar in PPR formats.

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