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Jay Gruden hints to Redskins keeping four halfbacks

Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden hinted to reporters during his press conference on Monday that the Redskins could be keeping as many as four halfbacks on the final roster. Gruden was asked with the recent string of injuries to running backs Chris Thompson (ankle) and Silas Redd (ankle), if Evan Royster has stood out in the position’s competition. “Well he’s in competition...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lache Seastrunk is Too Explosive For the Redskins to Cut

There is often not much to draw from preseason football, especially the first game. Each team has their own agenda for the exhibition season. A team like the New England Patriots is pretty much set with who will and will not make their 53-man roster. A team like the Washington Redskins is looking for anything positive to build off. Everyone is out there trying to impress the new...
Via KCM Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Top-5: Standouts from the first week of Washington Redskins training camp

We are a week into training camp, and, more importantly, we are a week closer to the kickoff of the regular season. Some players have stepped up, some players have faded into obscurity and some players are just going through the motions. But right now, we are only concerned with those who are stepping up and making an impact. So, without further ado, here are the top-five biggest...
Via cover32 - Redskins
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Thompson Placed On Injured Reserve

The Washington Redskins have placed runningback/return man Chris Thompson on the injured reserve list. According to coach Mike Shanahan Thompson will have surgery on his labrum in his shoulder. “It’s been something that’s ongoing,” Shanahan said. “It’s gotten a little bit worse.” The main reason Thompson’s value was low heading into this years draft was [...]
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pat White makes the Redskins roster

Quarterback Pat White has made the Washington Redskins’ final roster,  according to Chick Hernandez of Team source tells me QB Pat White and RB Chris Thompson survive the cut to 53. #RedskinsTalk — Chick Hernandez (@CHICKatCSN) August 31, 2013 White can help the Skins prepare for mobile quarterbacks. Pat White making Washington 53 does give a good practice...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins rookie eats Starburst from sock during games

Marshawn Lynch is pretty well known for his Skittles obsession, but not even he can match Chris Thompson's odd candy cravings. Thompson, the Redskins' rookie running back, recently explained his longtime gameday ritual, which involves storing a Starburst in his sock for halftime munching. “I’ve been doing this since high school,” he told Monumental Sports, via...
Via Helmet2Helmet
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Thompson waiting patiently and knows his “time will come”

Chris Thompson is Washington Redskins’ fifth round pick this year. He has been limited in OTAs due to suffering a torn ACL in October. While Thompson is still about a full month away from being able to practice, the rookie running back is expected to compete for the spot behind starter Alfred Morris. In talks with Mike Jones of the Washington Post, Thompson says he knows his time...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins sign 5th round pick Chris Thompson

The Washington Redskins announced today that they signed fifth round pick, running back Chris Thompson. #Redskins announce 5th round RB @christhompson_4 has signed his rookie contract at @redskins Park: #HTTR… — Redskins (@Redskins) May 15, 2013 Thompson is currently recovering from a torn ACL that he suffered during his final season at Florida State...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Sign Chris Thompson and Lance Lewis

The Washington Redskins were able to add two more players to their roster on Wednesday by signing fifth round (154th overall) draft choice Chris Thompson and WR Lance Lewis, who was with the team last year during camp, but didn’t...
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins rookie RB Chris Thompson hoping to be ready for training camp

Redskins rookie running back Chris Thompson told he’s now running and doing some other football moves as he continues to rehab from ACL surgery. “Actually, I’m sprinting and doing a lot of cutting and moving around,” said Thompson. Thompson knows he has to build up some trust in his knee. “Now it’s pretty much the mental part of it,” he said. “That’s...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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