San Francisco Chronicle "There is no better first impression for a new player: Make the coaches squint to see you. Kenbrell Thompkins, whom the Raiders claimed off waivers from the Patriots on Monday, definitely turned some heads this week at practice. What “jumped out immediately was that he is playing at a little..." October 11
ESPN Boston "When the New England Patriots released second-year wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins Saturday, head coach Bill Belichick hoped Thompkins would clear waivers and return to the Patriots' practice squad. Unfortunately for New England, Thompkins was claimed by the Oakland Raiders. “Oakland will be..." October 07
Kenbrell Thompkins claimed off waivers by the Raiders, per source.
Patriots announce that WR Kenbrell Thompkins and OT Nate Solder will not play tomorrow against #Ravens.
NFL.com "Tom Brady won't have tight end Rob Gronkowski to throw to anymore this season, but a pair of rookie wide receivers are on their way back for the New England Patriots. Aaron Dobson (foot) and Kenbrell Thompkins (hip) were on hand for the portion of Wednesday's practice open to the media,..." December 18
The Patriots have downgraded WRs Kenbrell Thompkins and Aaron Dobson to out for Sunday's game.
Patriots injury update: WR Kenbrell Thompkins (hip), return is questionable. Thrusts WR Josh Boyce into potential expanded role.
ESPN Boston "Here were some of the notable themes from today’s conference calls with head coach Bill Belichick, defensive coordinator Matt Patricia and offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels: 1. Coaching mindset on Ridley’s fumbling: McDaniels was asked if we’ve reached a point where the coaching staff’s..." November 26
Boston Herald "Rookie wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins watched the Patriots’ victory Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers from a Gillette Stadium luxury box, not far from the dozen Red Sox who brought their World Series trophy to the game. But Thompkins, a healthy scratch for the first time this season, had..." November 05
Musket Fire "Last night New England Patriots fans witnessed one of the worst wide receivers debacles in recent Patriots history. With Danny Amendola Rob Gronkowski Zach Sudfeld and Shane Vereen all missing in action a lot was to be expected out of the rookie wide receivers most notably Kenbrell Thompkins and..." September 14
Rant Sports "The New England Patriots squeezed out a 13-10 win over the New York Jets last night in one of the ugliest football games I have ever seen. The Patriots’ offense was a disaster and the only reason they won was the fact that the Jets’ offense was an even bigger disaster. Without top receiving..." September 13