Wide Receiver Saskatchewan Roughriders
November 20, 2017 Marcus Thigpen News
RotoWire Fantasy Analysis
Thigpen rushed seven times for 34 yards, caught two passes for 16 yards and returned three kickoffs for 54 yards in Sunday's 25-21 Eastern Final loss to the Argonauts.
The versatile speedster saw involvement in three phases, but his overall production was certainly underwhelming considering he was once again the lead back with both Cameron Marshall (knee) and Trent Richardson (lower body) sidelined. Game flow certainly seemed to play a role in Thigpen seeing only seven carries, as the Roughriders found themselves down by an 18-3 score by the third quarter. Despite only appearing in two regular-season games this season, Thigpen certainly showed plenty of upside as a rusher, receiver and returner. Consequently, he figures to have a shot at earning a solid role in the 2018 offense, although Marshall and Richardson will serve as formidable competition for touches.