Raiders Sign RB Mark Thompson & LB Nick Usher To Futures Deals

The Raiders officially signed RB Mark Thompson and LB Nick Usher to futures contracts for the 2020 season on Tuesday. 

The full list of futures signings for the Raiders includes:

  1. DE Kendall Donnerson
  2. DE Ade Aruna
  3. DB Jordan Brown
  4. OL Kyle Kalis
  5. C Erik Magnuson
  6. WR Anthony Ratliff-Williams
  7. RB William Stanback
  8. DB Dylan Mabin
  9. RB Mark Thompson
  10. LB Nick Usher

Thompson, 25, wound up signing on with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Florida back in 2018. He agreed to a three-year, $1.71 million contract with the Ravens, but was among their roster cuts coming out of the preseason.

Thompson spent a month on the Ravens’ practice squad before finishing out the year on the Jets’ taxi squad. The Lions signed him to a futures contract last year and he later returned tot he Ravens. 

During his two years at Florida, Thompson rushed for 596 yards on 126 carries (4.7 YPC) to go along with 16 receptions for 184 yards receiving and six total touchdowns.

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