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Deonte Thompson | Wide Receiver

Team: Buffalo Bills
Age / DOB:  (26) / 2/14/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 203
College: Florida
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Coach Rex Ryan said the Bills have been receiving "a lot of calls" regarding WR Deonte Thompson.
Thompson is a fourth-year pro out of Florida, who spent most of last season on the Bills' practice squad after being with the Ravens his first two years. He's always drawn rave reviews in offseason practices due to his 4.31 speed. In Buffalo, he's competing for the No. 5 or 6 receiver job with Marquise Goodwin and UDFA Andre Davis. Thompson has 15 career catches for 147 scoreless yards. Aug 26 - 12:01 PM

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Bills signed WR Deonte Thompson off the Ravens' practice squad.

Thompson has buzzed consistently at Ravens offseason workouts because he has 4.3 speed. Yet he's totaled 15 catches in 13 career NFL games. The Bills now have eight wide receivers on their roster.
Mon, Dec 8, 2014 11:18:00 AM

Ravens waived WR Deonte Thompson.

Thompson was just re-signed on Tuesday. He's now been released twice in the last four days.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 05:21:00 PM

Ravens re-signed WR Deonte Thompson.

Thompson and RB Fitzgerald Toussaint are doing the roster dance right now. It's a sign that Bernard Pierce (thigh) will be ready for Week 4.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 12:32:00 PM

Ravens waived WR Deonte Thompson.

Thompson didn't play in the first two games, and wasn't used on punt returns over Jacoby Jones. The Ravens promoted RB Fitzgerald Toussaint from the practice squad in a corresponding move.
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 03:26:00 PM considers third-year undrafted free agent Deonte Thompson "behind the eight ball" to crack the 53-man roster.

Thompson generated some hype last offseason, but ended up appearing in only seven games. He has 15 career catches across 13 games. Thompson will remain a deep reserve if he keeps his roster spot.
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 04:16:00 PM

Misdemeanor drug charges against Ravens WR Deonte Thompson have been dismissed.

29 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found in a car Thompson was a passenger in during a routine traffic stop in February. The driver eventually claimed ownership of the marijuana, leading to the charges against Thompson being dropped. Thompson is now unlikely to face any league discipline.
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 10:04:00 AM

Ravens WR Deonte Thompson won't be facing felony charges in his marijuana case.

Thompson was originally facing a felony possession charge, but it's been reduced to a misdemeanor. The third-year undrafted free agent could be facing a league-mandated suspension.
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 08:23:00 PM

Ravens WR Deonte Thompson was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance Saturday night in Gainesville, Fla.

Thompson was charged with having more than 20 grams of marijuana and drug equipment after a car he was a passenger in was pulled over for driving without headlights. He appeared in seven games with the Ravens in 2013 as a reserve wideout and special teamer. The incident will be subject to the league's personal conduct policy.
Sat, Feb 22, 2014 10:11:00 PM

Deonte Thompson had two catches for 11 yards in Week 5 against Miami.

Thompson played both the slot and on the outside in three-wide sets and finished behind only Torrey Smith with seven targets. He was mostly limited to a situational deep threat role, but managed to a 38-yard pass interference call in the third quarter. Thompson handled kickoff duties and will likely be reduced to special teams when Marlon Brown (hamstring) and Jacoby Jones (knee) return.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 06:12:00 PM

Ravens WR Deonte Thompson (concussion) is questionable for Week 5.

Thompson has passed his concussion protocol, but still isn't fully cleared to return. The fact that the Ravens released Brandon Stokley on Saturday is a positive sign for Thompson's Week 5 status.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 09:21:00 PM

Deonte Thompson sustained a concussion in Sunday's Week 4 loss to the Bills.

Thompson took a brutal hit from Jim Leonhard up the right sideline -- but still hung on for a 33-yard gain. He finished with four catches for 50 yards, seeing a bigger role with Brandon Stokley (groin) sidelined. Thompson's Week 5 status is uncertain.
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 06:27:00 PM

Ravens WR Deonte Thompson (foot) is questionable for Week 4.

Thompson practiced on a limited basis this week. If active, he should see playing time on special teams and as a situational deep threat.
Sat, Sep 28, 2013 08:26:00 PM

Ravens WR Deonte Thompson (foot) is practicing on a limited basis this week.

Thompson will likely contribute on special teams and as a situational deep threat if active on Sunday. He's missed the first three games due to a left foot sprain.
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 10:30:00 AM

Ravens WR Deonte Thompson (foot) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday.

Thompson resumed a running program last week and continues to make progress with his left foot injury. The Ravens will likely continue to go with Tandon Doss on punt returns even if Thompson manages to avoid being inactive Sunday.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 04:19:00 PM

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