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RB Chris Thompson - Washington Redskins

5-7, 192Born: 10-20-1990College: Florida StateDrafted: Round 5, pick 2013

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From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 15): Rib and knee injuries kept Thompson out of Week 6. We'll see about his Week 7 status in a tough matchup against the Cowboys. It's fair to wonder if he can hold up under the workload Washington gives him.

General News (Mon Oct 15): is day-to-day with the rib and knee issues that kept him out of action in Week 6 against the Carolina Panthers. Head coach Jay Gruden told reporters he was unsure of what Thompson's workload would be in practice early this week.

Week 7: vs Dallas Cowboys

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Recent Stats and Projections

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3 vs GB 25 6 17 0 2 1 0 0 0 1.7
5 at NO 40 8 17 0 8 6 45 0 0 6.2
7 vs DAL PROJ-Dodds * 7 * * 5 * * * *
7 vs DAL PROJ-Tremblay * 5 * * 4 * * * *

Weekly Performance vs RB 1, RB 12, RB 24, RB 36

Percentile ranks

Chris Thompson's percentile rank in each category, among RB with more than 50 fantasy points.

Recent Game Summaries

2018 Week 5 vs NO (8 / 17 / 0 rush, 8 / 6 / 45 / 0 rec)

Chris Thompson was busy against the Saints as Washington had to go pass heavy. He had a total of fourteen touches and became a steady contributor as Adrian Peterson went down with an injury. Chris didn't do anything on the ground, but he did catch 6 receptions for forty-five yards through the air. As Washington faced such a large deficit it allowed Chris to get extra work on a night that was expected to be high scoring.

2018 Week 3 vs GB (6 / 17 / 0 rush, 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 rec)

Chris Thompson had seven total touches for less than twenty yards. As the offense was in total control throughout this game it didn't have a need for his services. Chris did get a carry in the redzone but he was unable to convert. That would have made his stat line look differently. The offense played conservative in the second half as they built a sizable lead which lead to less passing game opportunities for Chris. He will continue to dominate the third down looks and remain heavily involved in the passing game.

2018 Week 2 vs IND (4 / 1 / 0 rush, 14 / 13 / 92 / 0 rec)

Chris Thompson found no room to run as he only totaled one rushing yard. However, he led Washington in receptions and receiving yardage. His thirteen receptions were a career high. As the line struggled to protect Chris often became a safety valve for dumpoff passes out of the backfield. Chris is a major part of the Washington offense and today he was extremely busy. Chris' run after the catch yards were minimized as well as the Colts did a great job of corralling him after the catch.

2018 Week 1 vs ARI (5 / 65 / 0 rush, 7 / 6 / 63 / 1 rec)

Chris Thompson picked up right where he left off from last season. Showing no signs of rust coming off injury, Chris had a combined eleven touches that went for over one hundred and twenty yards. He also chipped in a touchdown for this game as he used his route running ability to take advantage of a linebacker. The play design looked to be an option route coming out of the backfield. It was an easy read for Alex as Chris took the short dump off about ten yards for the score. Chris is a major component to the Washington offense and his double-digit touches along with the efficient production shows he is ready to contribute immediately.

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Latest News

Redskins | Chris Thompson day-to-day (Mon Oct 15, 03:52 PM) - Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (rib, knee) is day-to-day with the rib and knee issues that kept him out of action in Week 6 against the Carolina Panthers.

Our View: Rib injuries just come down to pain tolerance, so monitor Thompson's work in practice during the week. Head coach Jay Gruden told reporters he was unsure of what Thompson's workload would be in practice early this week.
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Redskins | Chris Thompson ruled out (Sun Oct 14, 12:14 PM) - Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (knee, rib) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 6 game.

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Redskins | Chris Thompson out for Week 6 (Sat Oct 13, 11:51 PM) - Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (ribs, knee) is listed as questionable to face the Carolina Panthers in Week 6, but he is not expected to play, according to a source.

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Redskins | Chris Thompson listed as limited (Fri Oct 12, 03:40 PM) - Updating a previous report, Washington Redskins RB Chris Thompson (knee, rib) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 12, and is listed as questionable for Week 6.

Our View: Thompson is expected to play and has a good possibility of 5+ receptions to give him a high PPR floor, but his injury status adds risk to his profile this week and going forward.
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Redskins | Adrian Peterson, Chris Thompson questionable (Fri Oct 12, 01:43 PM) - Washington Redskins RBs Adrian Peterson (shoulder, ankle, knee) and Chris Thompson (ribs) are listed as questionable for Week 6, head coach Jay Gruden said Friday, Oct. 12, and likely will be game-time decisions.

Our View: Washington could have to play Kapri Bibbs and Samaje Perine at running back this week in a tough matchup for backs against the Panthers. Their wide receiver group is also banged up, so it might be a long game for Alex Smith.
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Schedule

7vs Dallas Cowboys
8@ New York Giants
9vs Atlanta Falcons
10@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
11vs Houston Texans
12@ Dallas Cowboys
13@ Philadelphia Eagles
14vs New York Giants
15@ Jacksonville Jaguars
16@ Tennessee Titans
17vs Philadelphia Eagles