Thompson made 57 tackles, three pass breakups and an interception in 14 games during the 2018 season.
Thompson worked in a situational role until Earl Thomas suffered a broken leg in Week 4. After that he jumped into a full-time starter position and averaged 60 defensive snaps per game, and Thompson played all 75 snaps in the playoff loss to Dallas. Thompson is in line to be the starting strong safety in 2019 as the roster stands now.
Thompson does not have an injury designation for Saturday's wild-card game against the Cowboys, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.
Thompson is managing an ankle issue, but he appears on track to play through the injury versus the Cowboys. The 23-year-old will draw his usual start at strong safety, barring any setbacks.
Thompson practiced with no limitations Tuesday, but it appears he isn't yet clear of his ankle issue. The 23-year-old seems a decent candidate to receive a questionable tag for Saturday's wild-card game, unless he is able to return to full participation Thursday.
Thompson missed the last two games of the regular season, but his return to practice Tuesday bodes well for wild-card round availability. Coach Pete Carroll said Monday he expected the 23-year-old to play against the Cowboys, and his full participation puts him on track to return to his starting role at safety.
Thompson missed the last two games due to a lingering ankle injury, but on track to suit up against Dallas in the NFC wild-card round this weekend. Barring any setbacks, Thompson will draw his usual start at strong safety and relegate Akeem King back into a reserve role.
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