Darian Thompson
Darian Thompson
25-Year-Old SafetyS
Dallas Cowboys
Injury Groin
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Darian Thompson in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
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$Signed a contract with the Cowboys in March of 2019.
Staying in Dallas
SDallas Cowboys
March 7, 2019
Thompson (groin) signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys on Thursday, Todd Archer of ESPN reports.
Thompson was a third-round draft pick of the Giants back in 2016 and originally came to Dallas last October when the Cowboys signed him off the Cardinals' practice squad. While the Boise State product didn't see much playing time last year, Archer reports that the Cowboys believe a full year in their offseason program will give the defensive back a chance to contribute on defense.
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Measurables Review
How do Darian Thompson's measurables compare to other safeties?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
6' 2"
211 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.69 sec
Shuttle Time
4.33 sec
Cone Drill
7.26 sec
Vertical Jump
32.5 in
Broad Jump
118 in
Bench Press
12 reps
Hand Length
9.13 in
Arm Length
30.38 in
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November 3, 2016
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night game as a gimpy Russell Wilson tries to lead the Seahawks past the visiting Bills.
IDP Analysis: Back on the Shelf
IDP Analysis: Back on the Shelf
September 29, 2016
September 29, 2016
Mario Puig analyzes the ups and downs of the IDP world as J.J. Watt is sidelined once again because of his recurring back injury.
Team Previews: New York Giants
July 25, 2016
Chris Liss previews the beginning of a new era for the Giants, now under new head coach Ben McAdoo.
NFL Draft: Final Four-Round Mock
April 25, 2016
Polarizing Notre Dame wideout Will Fuller will likely go in the first round, but whether he'll land in a favorable situation is less clear.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
Thompson will start alongside Landon Collins as the team's free safety. While Collins is the star of the unit, Thompson put up serviceable numbers last year with 75 total tackles, six passes defensed and one interception. However, he struggled in run support and was running with the second-team defense in offseason workouts, behind Andrew Adams.
Thompson is likely to start at free safety opposite superstar strong safety Landon Collins. It's hard to see both players racking up huge IDP totals, so Thompson's upside is likely modest.
This year's third-round pick, Thompson is the early favorite to start at free safety. There's some IDP upside here should he keep the job and see a heavy snap count.
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Will miss divisional round
SDallas Cowboys
January 12, 2019
Thompson (groin) is officially inactive for Saturday's game against the Rams, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.
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Will sit Saturday
SDallas Cowboys
January 5, 2019
Thompson (groin) is officiallly inactive for Saturday's wild-card game against the Seahawks, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.
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Officially considered questionable
SDallas Cowboys
January 3, 2019
Thompson (groin) is questionable for Saturday's wild-card game against the Seahawks, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.
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Rejoins Cowboys
SDallas Cowboys
November 20, 2018
Thompson signed a contract with the Cowboys on Tuesday, Brandon George of The Dallas Morning News reports.
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Waived by Cowboys
SFree Agent
November 17, 2018
Thompson was waived by Dallas on Saturday, Rob Phillips of the Cowboys' official site reports.
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