Chris Thompson
No. 29     Edmonton Eskimos
Date of birth: (1982-05-19) May 19, 1982 (age 38)
Place of birth: New Orleans, Louisiana
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: Import
Position(s): CB
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
College: Nicholls State
High school: Holy Cross
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 5 / Pick: 150
Drafted by: Jacksonville Jaguars
 As player:
Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL)
Chicago Bears (NFL)
Cleveland Browns (NFL)
Miami Dolphins (NFL)
Berlin Thunder (NFLE)
Buffalo Bills (NFL)
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL)
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 2008, 2010
CFL East All-Star: 2008
CFL West All-Star: 2010
Playing stats at
Playing stats at

Christopher J. Thompson (born May 19, 1982, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a Canadian football cornerback for the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League.

NFL careerEdit

Chris Thompson began his professional playing career in the National Football League. He was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the 18th pick of the fifth round of the 2004 NFL Draft out of Nicholls State University; he played for the Chicago Bears in the 2005 NFL season, where he appeared in twelve games and accumulated 10 tackles. He then played with the Buffalo Bills during the 2006 season.

CFL careerEdit

After being cut by the Bills, prior to the start of the 2007 season, Thompson signed with the Edmonton Eskimos. He was on their negotiation list for 2 years prior to his signing. Thompson signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on February 13, 2008.

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