Darian Thompson
Darian Thompson
26-Year-Old SafetyS
Dallas Cowboys
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Darian Thompson in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year, $720,000 contract with the Cowboys in March of 2019.
Set to start Sunday
SDallas Cowboys
September 17, 2019
Thompson will start in Xavier Woods' (ankle) place at free safety in Sunday's game against Miami, The Dallas Morning News reports.
ANALYSIS
Thompson has yet to play a defensive snap this season, as he was inactive for the season opener and only saw 11 snaps on special teams in last Sunday's victory over Washington. The last time the 25-year-old saw a starting role was in 2017 with the Giants, when he logged 1,065 defensive snaps, 75 total tackles, six pass breakups and an interception over 16 games.
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Measurables Review
How do Darian Thompson's measurables compare to other safeties?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 2"
 
Weight
211 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.69 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.33 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.26 sec
 
Vertical Jump
32.5 in
 
Broad Jump
118 in
 
Bench Press
12 reps
 
Hand Length
9.13 in
 
Arm Length
30.38 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
2016
Thompson will start alongside Landon Collins as the team's free safety. While Collins is the star of the unit, Thompson put up serviceable numbers last year with 75 total tackles, six passes defensed and one interception. However, he struggled in run support and was running with the second-team defense in offseason workouts, behind Andrew Adams.
Thompson is likely to start at free safety opposite superstar strong safety Landon Collins. It's hard to see both players racking up huge IDP totals, so Thompson's upside is likely modest.
This year's third-round pick, Thompson is the early favorite to start at free safety. There's some IDP upside here should he keep the job and see a heavy snap count.
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Out Week 1
SDallas Cowboys
Ankle
September 7, 2019
Thompson (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's season opener versus the Giants, Jon Machota of The Athletic reports.
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Dealing with ankle injury
SDallas Cowboys
Ankle
September 4, 2019
Thompson (ankle) didn't practice Wednesday, Calvin Watkins of The Dallas Morning News reports.
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Misses practice Tuesday
SDallas Cowboys
Ankle
August 20, 2019
Thompson was absent from Tuesday's practice while nursing an ankle injury, The Dallas Morning News reports.
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Returns healthy
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Groin
July 12, 2019
Thompson (groin) participated in June minicamp, Bryan Broaddus of the Cowboys' official site reports.
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Staying in Dallas
SDallas Cowboys
Groin
March 7, 2019
Thompson (groin) signed a one-year contract with the Cowboys on Thursday, Todd Archer of ESPN reports.
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