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Bennie Thompson (born February 10, 1963 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former American football safety for the New Orleans Saints in the National Football League. He went to the Pro Bowl after the 1991 and 1998 seasons as a special teams player. Thompson also played for the Kansas City Chiefs, Cleveland Browns, and the Baltimore Ravens. Thompson is best known for his special teams contributions.
He played at the University of Grambling.
New Orleans SaintsEdit
He signed with the team after his three year stint in the Canadian Football League. In 1991, He was selected to the Pro Bowl as a special teamer.
Kansas City ChiefsEdit
He spent two seasons in Kansas city. In 1992, Thompson recorded a career high 4 interceptions.
He played in Cleveland and only for two seasons but was coached by Bill Belichick. He tied for the team lead in ST tackles with 21 in 1994.
He played in Baltimore in four seasons. In 1998, He was selected to the Pro Bowl as a special teamer. It was his second career Pro Bowl selection.