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Draft Scout Brandon Thompson News
08/20/17 - DT Brandon Thompson had his contract terminated by the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. Thompson, 27, was the Bengals' third-round pick out of Syracuse in 2012. He missed the entire 2016 season recovering from the torn ACL he suffered in the 2015 season finale. Thompson played in three games as a rookie and then appeared in 27 games (seven starts) in 2013 and 2014. He played in nine games in 2015 before the injury. Thompson recorded 53 career tackles and three sacks with the Bengals.
11/23/16 - DT Brandon Thompson was cleared to resume practicing with the team. Thompson remains on the physically unable to perform list, due to a knee injury suffered in the 2015 regular season finale. He now may practice without counting against the 53-player roster limit for a period of up to 21 days. Thompson could be activated to the roster at any time during the 21-day period, per club decision. He is a fifth-year NFL player, with 41 career Bengals games (including postseason) and eight starts.
11/07/16 - DT Brandon Thompson is progressing well in his rehab from a torn ACL suffered in the final regular-season game in 2015. The Bengals have until Nov. 22 to determine if Thompson will return to practice, remain on physically unable to perform or be released.
07/27/16 - DT Brandon Thompson failed his physical and was declared active/physically unable to perform by the Bengals July 26.
03/25/16 - DT Brandon Thompson, who became an unrestricted free agent with the Bengals March 9, agreed to terms with the Bengals Thursday (March 24).