Agent for Chiefs’ BJ Thompson says doctors optimistic

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end BJ Thompson remains in stable condition at a local hospital after having a seizure and going into cardiac arrest on Thursday, multiple outlets reported.

Chris Turnage, Thompson’s agent, told ESPN that the 25-year-old Thompson remained unconscious but doctors are optimistic about his recovery.

Per reports, the Chiefs’ medical staff attended to Thompson and an ambulance was called. The Chiefs sent players home and rescheduled practice for Friday.

Thompson recorded two tackles in one game as a rookie last season. He was selected by Kansas City in the fifth round of the 2023 NFL Draft out of Stephen F. Austin.

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