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Redskins' Chris Thompson: No go for preseason opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson (leg) won't suit up for Thursday's preseason contest at New England, Kimberley A. Martin of The Washington Post reports.

The Redskins dabbled with an increased workload for Thompson last season due to injuries and ineffectiveness elsewhere in the backfield, only to lose him for the year due to a fractured right fibula Nov. 19. His practice reps in training camp predictably have been limited, especially after he expressed wariness in late July about cutting on his surgically repaired leg. It's unclear if he'll take the field at all during exhibition season, but once the regular campaign kicks off he'll have to contend with rookie Derrius Guice along with holdover Samaje Perine for pass-catching work.

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Redskins' Chris Thompson: Still working on confidence
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson took about 12 reps in his return to full-team work at Tuesday's practice, but he said afterward that he's still a little wary of making cuts on his surgically repaired right leg, Jake Kring-Schreifels of reports.

While his return to 11-on-11 drills came off without a hitch, Thompson actually sounded a bit discouraged after practice, noting that he may not be his usual self until he's a full year removed from the fractured fibula he suffered in November, per's John Keim. The 27-year-old said this has been the most difficult rehab process of his football career -- an interesting statement from someone who dealt with a torn ACL and two fractured vertebrae at Florida State. While his Week 1 availability doesn't seem to be in question, Thompson will probably need some time to regain the explosive form that led to 13.1 yards per catch last season. He still figures to be a fixture on passing downs, so his 2016 production is a reasonable baseline for expectations.

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Redskins' Chris Thompson: Ready for full-team drills
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Thompson (leg) is expected to get some work in full-team drills at Tuesday's practice, John Keim of reports.

While he avoided the PUP list to start training camp, Thompson seems to have been limited to non-contact work so far. He's about eight months removed from surgery on a fractured right fibula, and the rehab process has taken a bit longer than expected, perhaps because the injury was accompanied by ligament damage. Regardless, Thompson is on the right track for Week 1 and could even make an appearance at some point during the preseason. He's locked in as Washington's passing-down back, coming off a season with career-high marks for scrimmage yards (804) and touchdowns (six) in only 10 games. It will be tough for Thompson to match last year's per-game output, as a few long gains were the impetus for his breakout season prior to the injury. He had modest averages of 6.4 carries and 3.9 catches per game.

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Redskins' Chris Thompson: Expects to participate in training camp
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Thompson (broken fibula) indicated that he'll be a limited participant from the outset of training camp, SiriusXM NFL Radio reports. "I'm feeling pretty good right now, I will start practicing [with] the guys from day one but just taking it slowly....the focus is to really be ready by that first regular-season game," the running back said.

Thompson avoided being placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, so it seems the Redskins also expect him to be available in some capacity for the start of training camp. After fracturing his fibula Nov. 19, Thompson is roughly eight months removed from surgery and, considering he had an estimated 4-to-6 month timeline to recover, is clearly not trying to rush himself back onto the field. We'll get a better feel for where he's at when training camp opens July 26.

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Redskins' Chris Thompson: Expected to return for training camp
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Coach Jay Gruden indicated Wednesday that Thompson (lower leg) has made "unbelievable progress" and he anticipates him being healthy for training camp, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.

Thompson missed the final six games of the 2017 campaign due to a fractured fibula suffered in November. The team hadn't previously revealed a timeline for his return to action, but Gruden's comments put a positive spin on his recovery and outlook to begin 2018. When healthy, Thompson should return to the primary pass-catching role out of the backfield for Washington. However, the addition of rookie running back Derrius Guice in the second round threatens to cut significantly into the workload of Thompson, Samaje Peine and Rob Kelley (ankle) this season. Thompson may be least impacted by the addition given Guice's reported struggles as a receiver, potentially affording him more playing time than his counterparts.

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