After making only modest contributions since coming over from the Patriots in Week 6,
Of course, you should know how this goes by now. Fellow wide receivers James Jones and Andre Holmes have both had their stretches of Fantasy relevance this season, as has tight end Mychal Rivera. The Raiders have a multitude of viable receiving targets, but their roles aren't so clear, which makes the task of picking the most impactful from week to week next to impossible.
In other words, you'd need to play in an especially deep league to take a flier on Thompkins for the season's final week.
Thompkins' highlights have ben few and far between this season, but he was able to haul in a 50-yard reception on third-and-13 late in the first quarter to set his team up with first-and-goal. The Raiders would score their first touchdown of the game two plays later. Thompkins came into the game just just 170 yards on 15 receptions.
Two Raiders managed to catch touchdowns in the victory, and for both players, it was their only catch of the game. Wide receiver
The Raiders have a trip to Denver to face the Broncos on tap in Week 17.
They'll all play the 49ers in Week 14.
Thompkins was responsible for one of the Raiders' few quality plays on offense, making a tough catch over the middle on a play from midfield and ripping off about 15 yards after the catch on a 35-yard play. The Raiders were unable to get into the end zone on the fourth-quarter drive though and settled for their second field goal of the day.
The Raiders' passing attack will look for a big step up Thursday against the Chiefs.
They'll look for more Week 10 against the Broncos.
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