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Basic StatsShaq Thompson's Basic Stats

Shaq Thompson
Bye: 11
Experience: 9
Age: 30.3
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 230
40 Time: 4.64
Speed Score: 97.00

Burst Score (Rank): 115.50 (40%)
Agility Score (Rank): 11.07 (88%)
Three Cone Drill (Rank): 6.99

Injury PredictorShaq Thompson's Injury Guide

Low Risk

Chance of Injury in 2024


% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game


1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2024




Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable

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Injury History

Date League Injury Details
May 8, 2015 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Thompson tweaked a hamstring during rookie minicamp.
Aug 3, 2015 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Thompson re-injured his hamstring in training camp and missed 1 practice.
Oct 18, 2015 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Thompson missed 2 games.
Oct 30, 2016 NFL Knee Patella Sprain Thompson missed most of Week 8 as well as Weeks 9 and 10.
Dec 3, 2017 NFL Pedal Foot Plantar Fasciitis Grade 1 Thompson played through the pain in Week 13 before missing the next 2 contests.
Dec 17, 2018 NFL Shoulder Thompson missed the final 2 games of the season with a shoulder injury.
Dec 18, 2019 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Thompson missed the Practice ahead of Week 16 game vs. the Colts. He missed the next two games due to an ankle injury
Dec 26, 2019 NFL Shoulder Thompson had a shoulder cleanup procedure
Nov 14, 2021 NFL Knee ACL Sprain Grade 2 Thompson (knee) is expected to be placed on the active/PUP list to start training camp, Joseph Person of The Athletic reports.
Sep 18, 2023 NFL Leg Fibula Fracture Thompson sustained a season-ending broken fibula in Week 2 vs. the Saints.

Basic StatsShaq Thompson's Preseason Player Analysis

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8:28pm EDT 9/18/23

Shaq Thompson expected to miss rest of season with right ankle injury

Panthers LB Shaq Thompson left Monday night's game against the Saints with an injury to his right shin. He's doubtful to return. We'll see about Thompson's status heading into Week 3.

Update: NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that HC Frank Reich said Thompson suffered a "significant" ankle injury. Thompson is expected to miss the rest of the season, though he'll have further tests Tuesday.

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The Panthers have activated LB Shaq Thompson from the PUP. The veteran had a "little cleanout" on a knee in the offseason. Barring a setback, Thompson should have time to get ready in time for Week 1.

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The Panthers on Saturday activated DE Brian Burns and LB Shaq Thompson from the COVID list. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports both will play Sunday against the Saints.

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Panthers LB Shaq Thompson (foot) is active for today's game against the Falcons. He hasn't played since Week 4 because of the foot injury. CB Stephon Gilmore is also off the PUP and set to make his debut for what should be an improved Carolina defense.

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