Chris Thompson could see more big-play opportunities than normal Sunday against the Saints, who have allowed 165 yards on screen plays to running backs this season, ranking 27th in the NFL in that category, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
Chris Thompson rushed for 26 yards on nine attempts and added 41 yards on three catches in Sunday's 38-30 loss to Minnesota.
Chris Thompson rushed four times for 20 yards and caught four of six pass attempts for 11 yards in Sunday's 17-14 win over the Seahawks.
Chris Thompson rushed four times for 18 yards and caught eight of nine pass attempts for 76 yards in Washington's 33-19 loss to the Cowboys on Sunday.
Chris Thompson, who exited late in the Redskins' 34-24 loss to the Eagles on Monday with a toe injury, was ultimately able to return, Rick Maese of The Washington Post reports.
Chris Thompson sustained a toe injury against the Eagles on Monday and is questionable to return.
With Redskins head coach Jay Gruden stating Friday that he expects Rob Kelley (ankle) to play and start in Monday's game against the Eagles, Chris Thompson is expected to see a downturn in his snaps and touches out of the backfield, Rick Maese of The Washington Post reports.
Chris Thompson nabbed four of five targets for 105 yards and added 33 yards on the ground on 16 carries in Sunday's 26-24 win over the 49ers.
Chris Thompson ran the ball six times for 23 yards and hauled in one of two targets for four yards in Monday's loss to the Chiefs.
Redskins coach Jay Gruden reiterated Monday that when healthy, Rob Kelley (ribs) will act as the team's lead running back and suggested that Chris Thompson won't be in store for a larger role in the offense, John Keim of ESPN.com reports. "[Thompson is] going to keep pushing me for [more carries], but he's not going to get them," Gruden said.
Chris Thompson rushed eight times for 38 yards and caught six of seven targets for 150 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 27-10 victory over the Raiders.
Chris Thompson rushed three times for 77 yards and two touchdowns and caught three of seven targets for 31 yards during Sunday's 27-20 overtime win over the Rams.
Chris Thompson rushed the ball three times for four yards and hauled in four of five targets for 52 yards and a touchdown.
Chris Thompson and the Redskins agreed Tuesday to a two-year contract extension that runs through the 2019 season, Master Tesfatsion of The Washington Post reports.
Chris Thompson recorded three carries for nine yards and hauled in one of two targets for 27 yards in Sunday's preseason win over the Bengals.