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Diminishing returns, role for Ravens' Deonte Thompson

Diminishing returns, role for Ravens' Deonte Thompson

The offensive role of Ravens wide receiver Deonte Thompson has diminished every week since he caught a career-high four passes for 50 yards against the Buffalo Bills in late September.

The speedster didn’t play a snap offensively against the Pittsburgh Steelers and was limited to special teams. He struggled on outside containment on a late kickoff return that led to the game-winning field goal.

Thompson caught just two passes for 11 yards Oct. 5 against the Miami Dolphins and caught no passes against the Green Bay Packers as he played just one snap offensively.

With the Jacoby Jones' return from a sprained knee and Tandon Doss' recent emergence, Thompson has...