Thompson is a former third-round 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.
Thompson was a limited participant at practice this week and was listed as questionable. The 25-year-old played a minimal defensive role, so his absence is unlikely to be a significant factor Saturday.
Thompson (groin) is officiallly inactive for Saturday's wild-card game against the Seahawks, Todd Archer of ESPN.com reports.
Thompson received the questionable tag after being a limited practice participant this week. The 25-year-old played one defensive snap all season, so the Cowboys defense is unlikely to be impacted by his absence.
Thompson (groin) is questionable for Saturday's wild-card game against the Seahawks, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.
Thompson will attempt to play through a groin injury, but his chances of suiting up are murky after managing back-to-back limited sessions Wednesday and Thursday. If the third-year pro is able to go, he'll draw most of his snaps on special teams.
Thompson was released Saturday so the team could sign Christian Ringo to bolster their depth at defensive tackle, and he is rejoining the team with Ringo now waived. Thompson first joined the Cowboys in early October and has played only one defensive snap while with the team.
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