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  Jets | Several players cut by Jets    Sat Sep 2, 05:40 PM

New York Jets RB Anthony Firkser, RB Romar Morris and WR Daniel Williams were waived Saturday, Sept. 2. The team also released WR Kenbrell Thompkins and waived/injured WR Lucky Whitehead (foot).

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins back with Jets    Wed Aug 16, 03:18 PM

Free-agent WR Kenbrell Thompkins (Jets) re-signed with the New York Jets Wednesday, Aug. 16. S Doug Middleton (undisclosed) was waived/injured in a corresponding move.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins at Jets camp    Tue Jun 13, 12:03 PM

Free-agent WR Kenbrell Thompkins (Jets) is trying out at the New York Jets' minicamp Tuesday, June 13.

Footballguys view: Thompkins has acrobatic ability as a receiver, but he's a long-shot to make the 53-man roster. The Jets have purged the roster, cutting Eric Decker as the latest move and are going with younger options at the wide receiver position. Quincy Enunwa will be the lead receiver this year with guys like Robby Anderson and rookie Ardarius Stewart vying for targets behind him.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins waived from IR    Mon Sep 12, 06:41 PM

New York Jets WR Kenbrell Thompkins (groin) was waived from the Reserve/Injured list with an injury settlement Monday, Sept. 12. He is expected to be healthy in a week or two.

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  Jets | NYJ cuts four players    Sat Sep 3, 01:22 PM

The New York Jets have released FB Tommy Bohanon, TE Wes Saxton, WR Kenbrell Thompkins and WR Chandler Worthy.

Footballguys view: Thompkins has tremendous athleticism, but he's bounced around the league and will be looking for a job again. He's getting close to running out of chances.

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  Jets | Two Jets miss practice    Mon Aug 22, 07:56 PM

New York Jets TE Jace Amaro (groin) and Kenbrell Thompkins (groin) did not practice Monday, Aug. 22.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins shows chemistry with QB    Sat Jul 30, 08:17 AM

New York Jets WR Kenbrell Thompkins caught at least five passes from QB Ryan Fitzpatrick during practice Friday, July 29.

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  Jets | Quincy Enunwa set to be third receiver?    Thu Jul 21, 03:10 PM

New York Jets WR Quincy Enunwa currently has the inside track on being the No. 3 wide receiver. He will battle with WRs Kenbrell Thompkins, Jalin Marshall and Devin Smith (knee) for roster spots and playing time behind WRs Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker.

Footballguys view: Smith is still banged up, Thompkins is a one-note receiver and Marshall is a UDFA who is built like a RB and is fairly raw. The third spot in the Jets passing offense has dubious fantasy potential, though Enunwa had the third most targets last season and managed mostly out of the slot in four-wide sets. He was inconsistent though and so at most he is a late round flier in this offense.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins excused from practice    Wed Jun 15, 07:11 PM

New York Jets WR Kenbrell Thompkins was excused from practice Wednesday, June 15, because of an undisclosed reason.

Footballguys view: If it isn't Brandon Marshall or Eric Decker, we're not all that concerned. The offense is already a big question mark, given the quarterback issues and the schedule, so while Thompkins is intriguing, we're not on board with him on our roster.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins signs tender    Mon Mar 14, 04:42 PM

New York Jets restricted free-agent WR Kenbrell Thompkins signed his low tender Monday, March 14.

Footballguys view: A restricted free agent with an original-round tender, no team was interested in snaring him away from the Jets. He's flashed athletic ability, but Thompkins has not been consistent with two teams (Patriots, Jets) in the pros. There's no guarantee he makes the Jets final roster.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins receives low tender    Thu Mar 10, 01:35 PM

New York Jets restricted free-agent WR Kenbrell Thompkins was given a low tender Thursday, March 10.

Footballguys view: He wasn't a huge factor last season, though he had a few nice moments. With Eric Decker and Brandon Marshall in the house, Thompkins will never be higher than third in the pecking order and even that's not certain. Plus, who is throwing him the ball? We don't know yet. Nice upside, but not a lot of faith we'll see it.

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  Jets | Week 17 Jets report    Fri Jan 1, 02:10 PM

New York Jets TE Kellen Davis (foot) didn't practice Friday, Jan. 1, and is questionable for Week 17. OT Breno Giacomini (ankle) was limited Friday and is also questionable. LB Calvin Pace (abdomen) and DE Muhammad Wilkerson (toe) were limited Friday and are probable. WR Kenbrell Thompkins (quadriceps, shin), WR Quincy Enunwa (neck), LB Demario Davis (wrist), LB Erin Henderson (illness), LB Lorenzo Mauldin (back) and CB Dee Milliner (hamstring) practiced in full and are probable.

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  Jets | Quincy Enunwa, Kenbrell Thompkins practice    Thu Dec 31, 02:49 PM

New York Jets WRs Quincy Enunwa (neck) and Kenbrell Thompkins (quadriceps, shin) both practiced in full for the second straight day Thursday, Dec. 31.

Footballguys view: Both of these players are intriguing but neither can be reliable for fantasy. Worth watching, but far too deep in the progressions to be worth playing.

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  Jets | Wednesday practice report for Week 17    Wed Dec 30, 06:34 PM

New York Jets OT Breno Giacomini (ankle) and LB Erin Henderson (illness) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 30. LB Calvin Pace (abdomen) and DE Muhammad Wilkerson (toe) were limited during practice, while LB Demario Davis (wrist), WR Quincy Enunwa (neck), LB Lorenzo Mauldin (back), CB Dee Milliner (hamstring) and WR Kenbrell Thompkins (quadriceps, shin) fully participated in practice.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins leaves early    Sun Dec 27, 03:48 PM

New York Jets WR Kenbrell Thompkins (leg) was carted off with a leg injury in Week 16.

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  Jets | Week 14 Inactives    Sun Dec 13, 11:46 AM

The New York Jets have declared OG Ben Ijalana, QB Bryce Petty, OL Dakota Dozier, S Dion Bailey, LB Josh Martin, WR Kenbrell Thompkins, CB Marcus Williams inactive for Week 14.

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  Jets | Week 12 inactives for Jets    Sun Nov 29, 11:43 AM

The New York Jets have declared OG Ben Ijalana, QB Bryce Petty, OL Dakota Dozier, CB Darrelle Revis, S Dion Bailey, LB Josh Martin, WR Kenbrell Thompkins inactive for Week 12.

Footballguys view: No Revis means life will be a lot easier for Rishard Matthews and Ryan Tannehill today.

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  Jets | Week 11 inactives for Jets    Sun Nov 22, 11:56 AM

The New York Jets have declared OG Ben Ijalana, QB Bryce Petty, OL Dakota Dozier, CB Dee Milliner, S Dion Bailey, WR Kenbrell Thompkins, DL Sheldon Richardson inactive for Week 11.

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  Jets | Week 7 inactives for Jets    Sun Oct 25, 11:52 AM

The New York Jets have declared OG Ben Ijalana, RB Bilal Powell, QB Bryce Petty, OG Jarvis Harrison, WR Kenbrell Thompkins, P Ryan Quigley, DL T.J. Barnes inactive for Week 7.

Footballguys view: Zac Stacy will be the backup with Powell out.

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  Jets | Kenbrell Thompkins promoted by NYJ    Mon Oct 19, 09:47 PM

The New York Jets promoted WR Kenbrell Thompkins from the practice squad to the active roster Monday, Oct. 19, according to a source.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins released    Wed Sep 30, 05:49 PM

New England Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins was released from the practice squad Wednesday, Sept. 30.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins signs with Pats    Mon Sep 7, 12:23 PM

Free-agent WR Kenbrell Thompkins (Raiders) was signed to the New England Patriots practice squad Monday, Sept. 7.

Footballguys view: Thompkins began his pro career as an undrafted free agent with the Pats back in 2013. He's a deep threat who can get by defenders quickly. The team may decide to bring him up to the 53-man roster if their wide receivers continue to struggle with injuries.

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  Raiders | Kenbrell Thompkins cut    Mon Aug 31, 07:49 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Kenbrell Thompkins was released Monday, Aug. 31, according to a source.

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  Raiders | Kenbrell Thompkins could be on bubble    Fri Jul 10, 05:34 PM

Oakland Raiders WR Kenbrell Thompkins could be released if he does not perform well during training camp. Thompkins could be the team's No. 4 receiver if he makes the final roster.

Footballguys view: Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree will be the one and two, and Rod Streater is healthy enough to be the # 3 now. Size/speed downfield target Andre Holmes is Thompkins main competition for the #4 spot.

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  Raiders | Friday injury report    Fri Nov 7, 05:16 PM

Oakland Raiders TE David Ausberry (foot), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), OG Gabe Jackson (knee) and CB Carlos Rogers (knee) have been ruled out for Week 10. CB Travis Carrie (ankle) is listed as questionable, while WR Vincent Brown (hamstring), CB Keith McGill (groin), RB Jamize Olawale (shoulder), WR Kenbrell Thompkins (non-injury) and DE Justin Tuck (knee) are listed as probable. Ausberry, Chekwa, Jackson, Rogers and Thompkins did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 7. Brown fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited.

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  Raiders | Thursday practice report    Thu Nov 6, 06:29 PM

Oakland Raiders TE David Ausberry (foot), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), OG Gabe Jackson (knee), CB Carlos Rogers (knee) and WR Kenbrell Thompkins (non-injury) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 6. CB Travis Carrie (ankle), CB Keith McGill (groin), FB Jamize Olawale (shoulder) and DE Justin Tuck (knee) were limited, while WR Vincent Brown (hamstring) practiced in full.

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  Raiders | Friday injury report    Fri Oct 31, 07:06 PM

Oakland Raiders TE David Ausberry (foot), WR Vincent Brown (hamstring), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring) and CB Keith McGill (groin) have been ruled out for Week 9. CB Carlos Rogers (knee) was listed as doubtful, while CB Travis Carrie (back), FB Jamize Olawale (shoulder), FB Marcel Reece (quadriceps), WR Kenbrell Thompkins (non-injury) and DE Justin Tuck (knee) are listed as probable. Carrie and Thompkins fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 31. Olawale, Reece and Tuck were limited during practice, while the other players did not participate in practice.

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  Raiders | Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 30, 06:42 PM

Oakland Raiders TE David Ausberry (foot), WR Vincent Brown (hamstring), CB Chimdi Chekwa (hamstring), CB Keith McGill (groin), CB Carlos Rogers (knee) and WR Kenbrell Thompkins (non-injury) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 30. RB Jamize Olawale (shoulder), FB Marcel Reece (quadriceps) and DE Justin Tuck (knee) were limited, while CB T.J. Carrie (back) practiced in full.

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  Raiders | Kenbrell Thompkins claimed    Mon Oct 6, 04:11 PM

The Oakland Raiders claimed WR Kenbrell Thompkins off waivers from the New England Patriots Monday, Oct. 6, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Raiders are still the landing spot for washed up players to go. Thompkins may not be washed up, but he fell out of favor with the Patriots this year after making the team as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He's got great athleticism and crazy body control, but Thompkins lacks consistency to his game.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins could be PS candidate    Sun Oct 5, 02:40 AM

Assuming he clears waivers, free-agent WR Kenbrell Thompkins could be a candidate for the New England Patriots practice squad. Thompkins was released by New England on Saturday, Oct. 4.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins cut    Sat Oct 4, 05:13 PM

The New England Patriots waived WR Kenbrell Thompkins Saturday, Oct. 4.

Footballguys view: This move was partly to bring up a linebacker from the practice squad to shore up a banged up front seven, but Thompkins had been inactive the last few weeks and was buried on the depth chart anyway. Not only is he someone you can cut on a redraft roster, it looks as though you can make room on your dynasty rosters as well.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins not injured    Mon Sep 29, 07:37 PM

Updating a previous report, New England Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins was on the inactive list for the Week 4 game against the Kansas City Chiefs Monday, Sept. 29, but he is a healthy scratch.

Footballguys view: Thompkins has amazing natural talent, but he's too inconsistent as a pass-catcher.

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  Patriots | Week 4 Inactives    Mon Sep 29, 07:05 PM

The New England Patriots have declared WR Aaron Dobson, CB Alfonzo Dennard, DL Casey Walker, OT Jordan Devey, OL Josh Kline, WR Kenbrell Thompkins, DE Zach Moore inactive for Week 4.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins active    Sun Sep 21, 11:50 AM

New England Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins is active for the Week 3 game Sunday, Sept. 21. WR Aaron Dobson is a healthy scratch for the game.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins will not play    Sun Sep 14, 12:06 PM

New England Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins has been declared inactive for Week 2.

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  Patriots | Week 2 Inactives    Sun Sep 14, 11:47 AM

The New England Patriots have declared CB Alfonzo Dennard, RB James White, LB Jamie Collins, WR Kenbrell Thompkins, DL Michael Buchanan, C Ryan Wendell, DE Zach Moore inactive for Week 2.

Footballguys view: Aaron Dobson should be a full go with Thompkins inactive. He's a what the heck flex play, and he shouldn't be on shallow waiver wires.

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  Patriots | Josh Boyce well behind others    Sat Aug 23, 01:41 AM

New England Patriots WR Josh Boyce did not play an offensive snap until there was 1:26 remaining in the third quarter of the preseason game Friday, Aug. 22, against the Carolina Panthers. He is considered to be decisively behind WRs Kenbrell Thompkins, Aaron Dobson (foot), Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola and Brandon LaFell on the depth chart.

Footballguys view: Let's be frank here--Boyce just hasn't impressed as a pro. Dynasty owners need to take note of this situation.

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  Patriots | Tom Brady praises Kenbrell Thompkins    Sat Aug 16, 09:18 AM

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady praised WR Kenbrell Thompkins for a touchdown catch he made in the team's second preseason game. 'A great catch,' Brady said, later praising Thompkins' instincts. 'I've got so much confidence in him and what he's been able to do, and continue to achieve for us. So hopefully there will be a lot more of those.'

Footballguys view: There's a lot to like about Thompkins. He's athletic, can make big plays and he has outstanding body control. We'll see if he can be more consistent as a wideout this year.

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  Patriots | No. 3 WR battle heating up    Sat Aug 16, 12:23 AM

New England Patriots WR Brandon LaFell and Kenbrell Thompkins each posted touchdown grabs in the preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles Friday, Aug. 15. LaFell was targeted three times, catching two for 29 yards and the score, while Thompkins had three receptions for 32 yards and a touchdown while being targeted four times.

Footballguys view: LaFell is a fine blocker, but he's had trouble consistently catching the ball in the past. Thompkins is the better athlete and can make difficult catches seem routine. We'll see if this battle continues to be close as the preseason rolls on.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins does not finish practice    Sat Jul 26, 10:00 PM

New England Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins (undisclosed) was not able to finish practice Saturday, July 26, after he slid on the ground during the later portions of practice. The training staff tried to stretch him out after the injury. It does not appear to be a serious injury.

Footballguys view: Thompkins is working to win a reserve role at the wide receiver position this year. He needs to stay healthy in order to beat out guys like Jeremy Gallon or Josh Boyce.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkins standing out    Fri Jul 25, 06:52 PM

New England Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins has stood out through two days of training camp practices, catching several diving balls along the way.

Footballguys view: Thompkins could see time early if Aaron Dobson's foot injury doesn't heal or does so slowly. Right now Thompkins isn't a fantasy factor despite this news and is no better than a long shot guy to have on your bench just in case.

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  Patriots | Two WRs expected to have chance at kick returner    Sat Jul 19, 12:25 PM

New England Patriots WRs Josh Boyce and Kenbrell Thompkins are expected to receive the chance to compete for the kick return job during training camp.

Footballguys view: Boyce needs to do something to cement his spot on the roster. His rookie season was a bust, and with the free agent addition of Brandon LaFell and seventh-round pick Jeremy Gallon Boyce is fighting for a roster spot this year. Thompkins has big-play ability, but his hands and concentration are inconsistent. We'll see if that's improved this year.

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  Patriots | Kenbrell Thompkin, Josh Boyce not locks to make team    Fri Jun 20, 03:12 PM

New England Patriots WRs Kenbrell Thompkins and Josh Boyce may not have proven enough to earn the team's fifth wide receiver spot, according to a source. They both struggled as rookies and New England brought in WR Brandon LaFell and drafted WR Jeremy Gallon for competition.

Footballguys view: We're not surprised by this. Thompkins is incredibly athletic but he's inconsistent catching the ball. Boyce could be a decent slot receiver, but he's dropped too many passes when given the opportunity.

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