The Ravens are hoping to eventually inject that speed into their offense and return game. Thompson averaged 25.9 yards per kickoff return as a rookie and caught five passes for 51 yards.
"He's practicing as a kick returner, he's practicing in the other phases as well," special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg said. "The decision will be made on Sunday as to exactly who we have up and what roles they're going to have. Deonte demonstrated a year ago that he has the skills to do that.