• Rookie Spotlight: Chris Thompson

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 30, 2013
    "I think it's wonderful," Thompson said. While the position wasn’t on many “experts” needs list for the team, the Redskins simply couldn’t pass on Thompson. Whether correct or not, the decision to trade Favre rather than allow him to return for a 17th season in Green Bay was viewed as largely Thompson's call. Turner, who has 18 years of NFL coaching experience under his belt, is widely considered to be one of the best at working with running backs in football coaching’s tightly knit fraternity.
    Source: redskins.com
    • Thompson no hurdle in Pack, Favre reunion

      When Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy first said the team would retire Brett Favre's No. 4 jersey at some point, it was reasonable to think that it might not happen as long as general manager Ted Thompson was around.
      Source: ESPN.com

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