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  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 3:50 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden talks to the media following  practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, Va. on July 31, 2014.
  • Thu., Jul. 31, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Aug. 01, 2014 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference A select Redskins player talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on Aug. 1, 2014.
  • Fri., Aug. 01, 2014 3:50 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Center in Richmond, VA. on August 1, 2014.
  • Fri., Aug. 01, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Mon., Aug. 04, 2014 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM EDT Live Player Press Conference A select Redskins player talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on Aug. 4, 2014.
  • Mon., Aug. 04, 2014 3:50 PM - 4:00 PM EDT Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins Head Coach Jay Gruden talks to the media following practice at the Bon Secours Training Center in Richmond, VA. on August 4, 2014.
  • Mon., Aug. 04, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Aug. 05, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Peyton Thompson
CB #32
Height:
5-11
Weight:
180
Age:
23
College:
San Jose State
Hometown:
Abilene, Texas
Experience:
1

Transactions:

  • Originally signed with the Atlanta Falcons as a college free agent on April 30, 2012.
  • Released on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to the Falcons’ practice squad on September 1, 2012.
  • Released by the Falcons on August 30, 2013.
  • Signed to the Washington Redskins’ practice squad on November 26, 2013.

Transactions:

  • Originally signed with the Atlanta Falcons as a college free agent on April 30, 2012.
  • Released on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed to the Falcons’ practice squad on September 1, 2012.
  • Released by the Falcons on August 30, 2013.
  • Signed to the Washington Redskins’ practice squad on November 26, 2013.

 

2013 (Redskins)

  • Spent the offseason with the Atlanta Falcons before being released on Aug. 30.
  • Signed to the Redskins’ practice squad in Week 13.

 

2012 (Falcons)

  • Spent the entire 2012 season on the Falcons’ practice squad.

 

College

  • Credited with 186 tackles (125 solo), 10.5 tackles for loss, seven interceptions, one sack, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and 22 passes defensed in his four seasons at San Jose State.
  • As a senior in 2011, played in all 13 games with 11 starts.
  • Shared the team lead with 10 pass break-ups and finished second on the team with two interceptions that year.
  • Also added 82 total tackles, which ranked third for the Spartans.

 

Personal

  • Attended Granite Bay (Calif.) H.S., where he was a two-time Sacramento Bee honorable mention All-Metro choice.
  • Lettered in football and track.
  • Averaged 6.4 yards per carry, caught 21 passes for 292 yards, and averaged 25.7 yards per kickoff return in 2007.
  • Set a school record in the 400-yard dash (48.2 seconds).
  • Born on Sept. 26, 1990.
  • Native of Abilene, Texas.
  • Graduated from San Jose State with a degree in sociology.

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