Chiefs Make Two Practice Squad Moves

Per the NFL transactions wire, the Chiefs signed RB Darwin Thompson to their practice squad and activated practice squad DB Josh Jackson from the COVID-19 list.

Darwin Thompson

Kansas City’s practice squad now includes:

  1. DB Dicaprio Bootle
  2. WR Gehrig Dieter (COVID-19)
  3. DE Austin Edwards
  4. DB Devon Key
  5. WR Cornell Powell
  6. DT Cortez Broughton
  7. LB Elijah Sullivan
  8. TE Mark Vital (COVID-19)
  9. LB Darius Harris 
  10. RB Elijah McGuire
  11. WR Daurice Fountain 
  12. LB Shilique Calhoun
  13. CB Josh Jackson 
  14. C Darryl Williams
  15. TE Nakia Griffin-Stewart
  16. P Joseph Charlton
  17. RB Darwin Thompson

Thompson, 24, was drafted by the Chiefs in the sixth round out of Utah State in 2019. He was entering the third year of a four-year, $2.6 million rookie contract when Kansas City waived him back in August. He signed with the Buccaneers’ practice squad shortly after. 

In 2020, Thompson appeared in 14 games for the Chiefs and rushed 27 times for 97 yards and one touchdown, adding seven receptions for 65 yards and another touchdown. 

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