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Colin Thompson: Gets cut loose
Thompson was waived by the Vikings on Monday, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.
Thompson joined the Vikings in July after spending last season on the Panthers' practice squad. He'll now need to work to find another opportunity elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Colin Thompson: Headed to Minnesota
Thompson signed a contract with the Vikings on Monday, Mike Kaye of The Charlotte Observer reports.
Thomspon spent the last three seasons with the Panthers, playing 26 games between 2020 and 2021. He remained in Carolina during the 2022 campaign, but he was never elevated from the practice squad. He'll work to earn a depth role in Minnesota behind T.J. Hockenson, with his strongest contributions likely coming on special teams.... See More ... See Less
Colin Thompson: Time ends in Carolina
Thompson's (calf) contract with the Panthers' practice squad expired Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.
Thompson spent the last three years with Carolina, primarily playing as a core special-teamer in 26 regular-season games during this span. The 29-year-old tight end was then waived with a calf injury at the end of this preseason before re-joining via the practice squad Aug. 31. Thompson then did not appear in a game during the 2022 campaign, and he'll now focus on finding a new team ahead of the 2023 season.... See More ... See Less
Colin Thompson: Joins Panthers' practice squad
Thompson (calf) was added to Carolina's practice squad Wednesday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.
Thomas struggled to make a case for a roster spot while battling a calf injury for much of August. Once he heals up, it's possible the Temple product could push for a spot on the team later in the season given Carolina's lack of established talent at tight end.... See More ... See Less
Colin Thompson: Let go by Carolina
The Panthers waived Thompson (calf) on Tuesday.
Thomson dealt with a calf injury for the majority of August and missed all three of the Panthers' regular season contests. The 6-foot-4 tight end has appeared in 26 contests for Carolina over the past two seasons, but he ended last year on the team's practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Colin Thompson: Picks up injury
Thompson is dealing with a calf injury, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.
The 28-year-old finished the 2021 campaign on Carolina's practice squad after bringing in just one of his three targets for seven yards over 26 games during the past two seasons. The Panthers also signed tight end Nate Becker to a one-year deal Thursday, so any missed time this preseason could substantially affect Thompson's chances to make the team's final roster headed into the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Colin Thompson: Stays with Panthers
Thompson signed a reserve/future contract with the Panthers on Monday.
Thompson was on Carolina's active roster until being waived in mid-December, and he spent the rest of the season on the practice squad. He appeared in 11 games and failed to catch his only target.... See More ... See Less
Colin Thompson: Rejoins practice squad
Thompson reverted to the Panthers' practice squad Monday.
Thompson saw seven snaps on offense and eight on special teams but didn't accumulate any stats. If Tommy Tremble (illness) misses a second straight game while on the reserve/COVID-19 list, the Notre Dame product may get another call in Week 18.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Colin Thompson: Added to active roster
Thompson was elevated from the practice squad Saturday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Thompson makes the jump with Tommy Tremble due to sit out because of COVID. The 28-year-old has appeared in 10 games for the Panthers this season but has drawn just one target all year.... See More ... See Less
Colin Thompson: Joins Panthers' practice squad
Thompson signed with the Panthers' practice squad Thursday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.
Thompson was waived by Carolina on Tuesday, but he'll return to the organization after he went unclaimed on waivers. The 28-year-old has appeared in 10 games this year but failed to haul in his lone target thus far.... See More ... See Less
Colin Thompson: Waived by Carolina
The Panthers waived Thompson on Tuesday, Jonathan M. Alexander of The Charlotte Observer reports.
Thompson made 10 appearances for the Panthers this season, but he saw just one target and didn't record a catch. Alexander reports that the decision to move on from Thompson was done to make room on the active roster for Trent Scott to be activated from the COVID-19 list.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Colin Thompson: Finishes first season
Thompson finished the 2020 season with one catch on two targets for seven yards and a touchdown in 15 games played.
Thompson, a rookie out of Temple, scored in Week 10 versus the Buccaneers on the only catch of his career thus far. After playing under Panthers coach Matt Rhule in college, Thompson's ability as a blocker and on special teams recently earned him a one-year extension, which will likely result in him filling similar roles next season.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Colin Thompson: Reaches one-year extension
The Panthers signed Thompson to a one-year contract extension Monday, Will Bryan of the team's official site reports.
Thompson played in 15 games for the Panthers in 2020. The 27-year-old mostly contributed as a blocker, as he caught just one pass -- a seven-yard touchdown.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Colin Thompson: Catches first touchdown
Thompson scored a seven-yard touchdown on his only target in Sunday's 46-23 loss to the Buccaneers.
Thompson opened the scoring by finding the end zone on the first reception of his career. With that being the only catch he's made thus far, however, Thompson remains far off fantasy radars.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Colin Thompson: Not suiting up Week 1
Thompson (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's season opener against the Raiders, Myles Simmons of the Panthers' official site reports.
With Thompson sitting out, Chris Manhertz will serve as the lone backup option behind starting tight end Ian Thomas. Fullback Alex Armah is capable of shifting over to tight end if the Panthers require another option at the position in an emergency.... See More ... See Less
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