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14 Chris Thompson WR

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Player Updates

August 28, 2018 12:08 PM
Chris Thompson: Cut by Texans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson was released by the Texans on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thompson had been absent for over a week with a concussion, but he was able to return to practice recently. However, it looks like Thompson was not in the Texans' future plans and he'll now look to latch onto another team with just a couple weeks to go before the start of the season.

August 24, 2018 10:08 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Back at practice following concussion absence
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson (concussion) has returned to practice, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thompson's concussion kept him out of competition for about a month, so he'll have some ground to make up in the job battle. It's unclear what the Texans' plans are for Thompson down the road, but it seems as if his preseason showing could heavily sway the organization's feelings about him in the short term.

August 23, 2018 09:24 AM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Passes through concussion protocol
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson has cleared concussion protocol, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thompson has been sidelined for a pair of weeks while recovering from the issue and appears to be ready to return. The second-year wideout made five grabs and contributed as a returner in 2017, though it's unclear if he's expected to reprise that role this season.

August 13, 2018 08:08 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Dealing with concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson has been sidelined the last week due to a concussion, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thompson, an undrafted free agent a year ago out of the University of Florida, appeared in 13 games for the Texans in 2017, seeing time mostly on special teams as a gunner and returner. The news of his concussion brings more clarity to Houston's decision to sign wide receiver/kick returner Quan Bray on Sunday. Thompson is making a sound recovery from the concussion and nearly done with the symptoms.

December 31, 2017 05:16 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Leads receivers in Week 17
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson caught all three of his targets for a team-high 54 yards in Sunday's 22-13 loss to the Colts.

Thompson was already moved up the depth chart for the game when DeAndre Hopkins (calf) was made inactive, then moved up another notch when Will Fuller was removed due to a knee injury. The undrafted free agent made more of an impact as a kick returner in 2017 and should be in the mix for the same job next season, if the Texans bring him back in 2018.

December 12, 2017 05:36 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Zero offensive snaps Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson exclusively played special teams in Sunday's 26-16 loss to the 49ers.

Thompson was expected to have a role in the Texans offense in some form with receivers Bruce Ellington (hamstring) on injured reserve and Braxton Miller (concussion) inactive, but DeAndrew White saw exclusive snaps as the team's No. 3 receiver Sunday. Thompson has only two receptions for 30 yards on the season and hasn't seen consistent targets, even in his most involved offensive games.

December 8, 2017 05:20 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Likely to fill No. 3 wideout role Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson is expected to serve as the Texans' No. 3 wide receiver in Sunday's game against the 49ers, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thompson moved up a spot on the depth chart earlier this week when Bruce Ellington (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve, and at least for Week 14, he'll climb up another peg with Miller still in the concussion protocol. While the Texans dealt with numerous injuries at wideout in last week's loss to the Titans, Thompson saw a season-high 50 snaps, but that only translated to one catch for 11 yards on two targets. Thompson could see similarly generous playing time Sunday, but it's unlikely he'll rank as a primary read in the passing game for quarterback Tom Savage.

December 7, 2017 06:44 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Puts in full practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson (neck) practiced fully Thursday.

With Thompson's neck injury no longer a concern heading into Sunday's matchup with the 49ers, the 27-year-old could be called upon to serve as the team's No. 3 wide receiver in the event Braxton Miller doesn't clear the concussion protocol by the weekend. If Miller does suit up, Thompson would still move up a rung to fourth on the wideout depth chart after Bruce Ellington (hamstring) was placed on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.

December 7, 2017 01:28 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Limited participant Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson was a limited participant at practice Wednesday with a neck injury.

Thompson, who played a season-high 50 offensive snaps in the Texans' Week 13 loss to the Titans, apparently tweaked his neck at some point during the contest. Given that it didn't keep him off the practice field, Thompson looks like a good bet to play Sunday against the 49ers, which should set him up for another hefty workload on offense. With neither Will Fuller (ribs) nor Braxton Miller (concussion) certain to be available for the contest, Thompson could end up getting a start alongside No. 1 receiver DeAndre Hopkins. That role won't necessarily yield Thompson an abundance of looks from quarterback Tom Savage, however, as the rookie was targeted just twice last week.

December 4, 2017 09:12 AM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Has season-high snap count
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson caught one of two targets for 11 yards in Sunday's 24-13 loss to the Titans.

Thompson, who normally shows up on special teams, was pressed into duty on offense after a slew of injuries felled Houston receivers. The undrafted rookie free agent out of Florida played a season-high 50 snaps on offense against Tennessee, and he could have an expanded role Week 14 against the 49ers, pending the recoveries of Bruce Ellington (hamstring), Braxton Miller (concussion) and C.J. Fiedorowicz (concussion). Thompson has two receptions for 30 yards in nine games played.

November 24, 2017 03:32 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Practices in full Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

Thompson suffered a knee injury in Sunday's win over the Cardinals and did not return, but after a full session Thursday, he should be a full go this weekend. With DeAndre Hopkins (foot) and Will Fuller (ribs) limited in practice to start the week, Thompson could be in line for more usage in Week 12.

November 19, 2017 04:32 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Leaves game with knee ailment
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson suffered a knee injury Sunday against the Cardinals and is questionable to return.

Thompson was slated for more offensive opportunities Sunday, but he hadn't posted a reception before leaving Sunday's game. Until he's able to return, the Texans will be with just three healthy receivers -- DeAndre Hopkins, Bruce Ellington and Braxton Miller.

November 19, 2017 01:12 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Ready for Sunday's contest
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

Thompson enters Sunday's matchup after not practicing Thursday and Friday, but he'll have a solid opportunity to make an impact since Will Fuller (ribs) is inactive. The undrafted rookie has only hauled in one reception this season, yet his contributions on kick returns have made him a valuable asset to Houston. However, even though he's slated for more offensive snaps Sunday, fantasy owners should question the reliability of a wideout that has to rely on QB Tom Savage.

November 17, 2017 07:16 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Questionable for Week 11
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

Thompson was a new addition to the injury report this week and was unable to practice Thursday and Friday. The 27-year-old's practice participation seems to have him trending towards not playing Sunday, which would leave Jordan Todman and Bruce Ellington to take over duties as kick and punt returners. Receiver Will Fuller (ribs) has already been ruled out, which would provide a window for more offensive opportunities should Thompson be able to play. If he can't suit up, DeAndre Hopkins, Bruce Ellington, and Braxton Miller would be the Texans only available receivers for Sunday's game.

November 16, 2017 09:40 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Sidelined by knee
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson did not participate in Thursday's practice due to a knee injury.

Thompson's primary contribution has been on special teams as a kick returner, however, with both he and Will Fuller (rib) sidelined, the Texans are left thin at wideout entering Week 11 against the Cardinals. The health situation at wide receiver, the inferior play of quarterback Tom Savage, and head coach Bill O'Brien's comments about being more consistent in the run game suggest the Texans will lean on running backs Lamar Miller and D'Onta Foreman against the league's eighth-ranked defense against the run (97.7 ypg).

October 10, 2017 08:08 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Returning kickoffs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson returned two kickoffs for 51 yards and caught his lone target for 19 yards in the Texans' 42-34 loss to the Chiefs in Week 5.

Thompson has become the main kick return specialist after Tyler Ervin (patellar tendon) went down in last week's game. He's also moved up to fourth on the wideout depth chart ahead of Braxton Miller but will get more playing time on special teams than in the offense.

October 4, 2017 03:40 AM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Makes impact on special teams
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson had a 42-yard kickoff return in Houston's 57-14 win over Tennessee in Week 4, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thompson entered as a return man after the Texans lost Tyler Ervin to a torn patellar tendon and set up Houston with a short field, enabling the team to punch in a touchdown before halftime. The undrafted free agent out of the University of Florida, who was made active for the game ahead of 2016 third-round draft pick Braxton Miller, has return experience stemming from his college days. He's an undersized wideout with great speed, who was lauded by head coach Bill O'Brien as a gunner on special teams.

September 26, 2017 09:08 PM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Promoted from practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Texans promoted Thompson to their 53-man roster Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thompson, an undrafted rookie, failed to make the Texans' final roster following training camp but will get an opportunity to make an impression going forward. He figures simply to provide depth at wide receiver, while also helping out on special teams.

May 18, 2017 05:00 AM
Texans' Chris Thompson: Signs with Houston
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thompson signed with the Texans on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thompson, who went undrafted in April, recorded just nine catches during his four-year career at Florida, where he primarily served as the team's kick returner. He'll look to showcase his speed and versatility throughout the offseason as he attempts to win a roster spot with Houston, but he likely won't be a threat to see targets in the passing game if he makes the squad.

Schedule
WeekDateOpp.RecYdsLgTD
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510/8/17KC119190
610/15/17CLE0000
810/29/17SEA0000
911/5/17IND0000
1011/12/17LAR0000
1111/19/17ARI0000
1211/27/17BAL0000
1312/3/17TEN111110
1412/10/17SF0000
1512/17/17JAC0000
1612/25/17PIT0000
1712/31/17IND354320
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2017Houston Texans13058416.8320105
2018Houston Texans0000---00000
TOTAL13058416.8320105
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2017Houston Texans131736921.74201
2018Houston Texans000---000
TOTAL131736921.74201
Punt Returns
YearTeamGRetFCRet YdsAvgLgTD20+
2017Houston Texans1360396.51500
2018Houston Texans0000---000
TOTAL1360396.51500
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2017Houston Texans1366.000000.0000
2018Houston Texans000.000000.0000
TOTAL1366.000000.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2017Houston Texans1330020020
2018Houston Texans000000000
TOTAL1330020020
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/175
Birthdate:
5/9/1994
Age:
25
Hometown:

School:
Florida
NFL Experience:
2
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