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Juwan Thompson
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Thompson in 2016
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Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-05-13) May 13, 1992 (age 28)
Place of birth: Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Career information
College: Duke
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Denver Broncos ( 2014 2016)
Roster status: Inactive
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (50)
Rushing attempts     80
Rushing yards     346
Rushing touchdowns     4
Receptions     10
Receiving yards     76
Receiving touchdowns     0

Juwan Thompson (born May 13, 1992) played college football at Duke. He was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2014.

College careerEdit

Thompson played college football at Duke University from 2010 to 2013. He finished his career with 1,244 rushing yards on 274 carries and had nine touchdowns.

Professional careerEdit

Thompson was signed by the Denver Broncos after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.[1][2]

In a game against the Arizona Cardinals, Thompson scored his first career touchdown on an 8-yard run. In a Thursday Night Football game against division rival San Diego Chargers, Thompson ran for two touchdowns as the Broncos went on to win 35–21.

On February 7, 2016, Thompson was part of the Broncos team that won Super Bowl 50. In the game, the Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers by a score of 24–10.[3] Thompson was inactive for the game.[4]

On September 3, 2016, Thompson was waived by the Broncos.[5] The next day, he was signed to the Broncos' practice squad.[6] He was promoted to the active roster on October 29, 2016 after starting running back C. J. Anderson was placed on injured reserve.[7]

On September 2, 2017, Thompson was waived by the Broncos.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Juwan Thompson moving up Broncos depth chart at running back
  2. Juwan Thompson battles into mix for playing time at Broncos RB
  3. "Super Bowl 50 - Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers - February 7th, 2016". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/201602070den.htm. Retrieved 31 August 2017.
  4. Swanson, Ben (February 7, 2016). "Gameday Inactives: Broncos in Super Bowl 50". Denver Broncos. http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-primesport/Gameday-Inactives-Broncos-in-Super-Bowl-50/271539a3-5de8-481e-9302-103a9266d14b. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  5. Mason, Andrew (September 3, 2016). "Broncos make 23 moves to pare roster at the deadline". https://web.archive.org/web/20170819223025/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-make-23-moves-to-pare-roster-at-the-deadline/13177d79-b2fb-44da-b2db-8a604e8e6dec.
  6. Swanson, Ben (September 4, 2016). "Broncos add eight to practice squad". https://web.archive.org/web/20170819223721/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-add-eight-to-practice-squad/af27aea1-4063-478e-99d2-0c47ef144a4e.
  7. DiLalla, Aric (October 29, 2016). "Broncos move C.J. Anderson to IR, promote Juwan Thompson to active roster". https://web.archive.org/web/20170825092316/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-move-CJ-Anderson-to-IR-promote-Juwan-Thompson-to-active-roster/0d6f8f34-48ab-4e3f-a97a-790f84bdbe81.
  8. Mason, Andrew (September 2, 2017). "Broncos trim roster at deadline". https://web.archive.org/web/20171130182211/http://www.denverbroncos.com/news-and-blogs/article-1/Broncos-trim-roster-at-deadline/234c49ac-2b09-496b-9175-b8fdc28f39dd.

External linksEdit

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