Former Clemson DT has a torn ACL


by - Assoc. Editor -
Discuss on the Football Message Board   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Thompson was productive when healthy with the Bengals
Thompson was productive when healthy with the Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals placed Brandon Thompson on the injured reserve last week because of a knee injury and promoted defensive tackle DeShawn Williams from the practice squad to the active 53-man roster.

Thompson's injury is now being called a torn right ACL, which he suffered during Baltimore in the final regular season game.

Thompson appeared in nine games (184 snaps) this season and had eight tackles, three tackles for a loss and a half of a sack. With Thompson in the lineup, the Bengals run defense only gave up 3.13 yards per play while giving up 4.63 yards per carry without him.

He will be a free agent after the season after signing as a third-round draft pick back in 2012.



Tags: Brandon Thompson, DeShawn Williams
Two Tigers named semifinalists for Outland Trophy
Two Tigers named semifinalists for Outland Trophy
WATCH: Dabo Swinney recaps Wednesday practice
WATCH: Dabo Swinney recaps Wednesday practice
WATCH: Brownell and Reed on win over Sam Houston St.
WATCH: Brownell and Reed on win over Sam Houston St.
WATCH: Brett McMurphy explains how Clemson could beat Alabama
WATCH: Brett McMurphy explains how Clemson could beat Alabama
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Discuss on the Football Message Board   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Post your comments!
WATCH: Brownell and Reed on win over Sam Houston St.
WATCH: Brownell and Reed on win over Sam Houston St.
Reed's big night leads No. 19 Clemson past Sam Houston St.
Reed's big night leads No. 19 Clemson past Sam Houston St.
Dabo sends missed call on Rodgers fair catch to ACC, speaks with head official
Dabo sends missed call on Rodgers fair catch to ACC, speaks with head official
WATCH: Dabo Swinney recaps Wednesday practice
WATCH: Dabo Swinney recaps Wednesday practice
Two Tigers named semifinalists for Outland Trophy
Two Tigers named semifinalists for Outland Trophy
WATCH: Brett McMurphy explains how Clemson could beat Alabama
WATCH: Brett McMurphy explains how Clemson could beat Alabama
Clemson sets school records with graduation success rate
Clemson sets school records with graduation success rate
Two Tigers listed on Mel Kiper's 2019 Top 25 draft prospects
Two Tigers listed on Mel Kiper's 2019 Top 25 draft prospects
Clemson DT named finalist for Nagurski Trophy
Clemson DT named finalist for Nagurski Trophy
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest