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Chris Thompson

27-Year-Old Running Back – Washington Redskins

2017 Rush/Rec Stats

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64

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294

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2

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510

TD

4

2017 Rush/Rec Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Thompson stayed healthy in 2016 and the result was, naturally, his best NFL season to date. While his sure hands and strong routes make him an effective pass-catching weapon out of the backfield and a...

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2017 ADP:  81

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  5

STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Lower Leg      MON PRACTICE:   DNP
HT: 5' 8"   WT: 191   DOB: 10/20/1990
College: Florida State  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Chris Thompson Contract Information:

Signed a two-year contract extension with the Redskins in September of 2017. Contract runs through the 2019 season and includes $6.5 million guaranteed.

November 20, 2017  –  Chris Thompson News

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Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said Thompson will undergo surgery this week to repair a fractured right fibula.

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Chris Thompson NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2009 18 CFB 9 23 120 2 5.2 - - - - - 2 10 5.0 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 19 CFB 14 134 845 6 6.3 - - - - - 19 155 8.2 1 0 - - - - - -
2011 20 CFB 5 29 83 1 2.9 - - - - - 3 17 5.7 0 0 - - - - - -
2012 21 CFB 8 91 687 5 7.5 - - - - - 21 248 11.8 0 0 - - - - - -
2013 22 WAS 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 160 0 36 0 0 0
2014 23 WAS 2 3 12 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 6 27 4.5 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 24 WAS 13 35 216 0 6.2 3 1 0 0 0 35 240 6.9 2 48 63 0 0 0 2 0
2016 25 WAS 16 68 356 3 5.2 2 0 0 0 0 49 349 7.1 2 62 360 0 0 0 2 1
2017 26 WAS 10 64 294 2 4.6 1 1 0 0 0 39 510 13.1 4 54 165 0 0 0 3 2
2017 Proj 26 WAS Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Chris Thompson

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Chris Thompson Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2009 18 CFB 9 2.8 3.0 2.9 3 13 - - - 0 1 - - - -
2010 19 CFB 14 10.1 11.5 10.8 10 60 - - - 1 11 - - - -
2011 20 CFB 5 3.2 3.8 3.5 6 17 - - - 1 3 - - - -
2012 21 CFB 8 15.4 18.1 16.8 11 86 - - - 3 31 - - - -
2013 22 WAS 4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
2014 23 WAS 2 5.0 8.0 6.5 2 6 0 0 0 3 14 3.9 1 1 0
2015 24 WAS 13 4.4 7.1 5.8 3 17 4 2 1 3 18 5.0 9 2 1
2016 25 WAS 16 6.3 9.3 7.8 4 22 7 4 2 3 22 5.6 8 2 2
2017 26 WAS 10 11.6 15.5 13.6 6 29 10 2 0 4 51 9.4 6 4 1
2017 Proj 26 WAS Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Chris Thompson

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Chris Thompson – Playing Time Overview

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#3 Running Back
Also Listed As:  #4 Kick Returner

Snap Count Stats

338

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Chris Thompson was on the field for 338 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

41

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Chris Thompson was on the field for 41 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 274 99
2016 489 83
2017 338 41
Chris Thompson 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Phi 30 6 3 4 0 1.3 0 0 4 52 13.0 1 5 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @LAR 29 4 3 77 2 25.7 1 1 3 29 9.7 0 7 0 0 16 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1
3 Oak 28 3 8 38 0 4.8 0 0 6 150 25.0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
4 @KC 26 6 6 23 0 3.8 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 SF 45 4 16 33 0 2.1 0 0 4 105 26.3 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Phi 37 7 7 38 0 5.4 0 0 5 26 5.2 1 5 0 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
8 Dal 47 8 4 18 0 4.5 0 0 8 76 9.5 0 9 1 1 61 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Sea 33 0 4 20 0 5.0 0 0 4 11 2.8 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10 Min 45 3 9 26 0 2.9 0 0 3 41 13.7 0 7 0 0 52 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0
11 @NO 18 0 4 17 0 4.3 0 0 1 16 16.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
12 NYG
13 @Dal
14 @LAC
15 Ari
16 Den
17 @NYG

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Chris Thompson  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 8"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   191 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash
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Shuttle Time
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Cone Drill
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Arm Length:   30.25 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump
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Broad Jump
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Bench Press:   21 reps
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Chris Thompson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Thompson suffered a fractured fibula during Sunday's 34-31 overtime loss at New Orleans, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

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Thompson was carted off the field with an air cast on his leg during Sunday's game at New Orleans, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

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Thompson could see more big-play opportunities than normal Sunday against the Saints, who have allowed 165 yards on screen plays to running backs this season, ranking 27th in the NFL in that category, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.

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Thompson rushed for 26 yards on nine attempts and added 41 yards on three catches in Sunday's 38-30 loss to Minnesota.

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Thompson rushed four times for 20 yards and caught four of six pass attempts for 11 yards in Sunday's 17-14 win over the Seahawks.

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Thompson rushed four times for 18 yards and caught eight of nine pass attempts for 76 yards in Washington's 33-19 loss to the Cowboys on Sunday.

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Thompson, who exited late in the Redskins' 34-24 loss to the Eagles on Monday with a toe injury, was ultimately able to return, Rick Maese of The Washington Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

While its difficult to make sharp conclusions with someone who plays limited snaps, Thompson's per-play averages from last year do get your attention, and he showed the ability to play in a variety of packages. Washington's RB depth chart is fairly thin as we go to press, which means Thompson by default could have a notable role here. That said, Washington's current front office didn't draft Thompson; he's also coming off January shoulder surgery; and the Redskins seem to be linked to every potential free-agent running back. Thompson's fantasy situation should be much clearer by the end of August; he could be the team's No. 2 back at that time, or perhaps a free agent looking for work. He makes the cut in our profile section because he did put some explosive plays on the field last year.

2015

The third-year back has failed to see the field much in his first two professional seasons, attempting three rushes for 12 yards and catching six balls for 27 yards and a touchdown after being promoted from the practice squad in Week 15. This might be his last opportunity on the Redskins. As a smaller back with a lot of speed, he enters 2015 with an uncertain role. Thompson returned kicks in college and also returned some for the Redskins in 2013, but that role was overtaken by Andre Roberts last season. He’ll likely compete with Silas Redd and 3rd round pick Matt Jones for backup duties to Alfred Morris in 2015.

2014

He has game breaking speed but failed to landed a job in the Washington backfield.

2013

Thompson will look to sneak onto the roster for the Redskins in 2013 with a crowd at the position.