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Julius Thomas

26-Year-Old Tight End – Denver Broncos

2014 Receiving Stats

Rec

11

Yds

143

TD

4

Avg

13.0

Tar

13

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

In his third year in the league last season, Thomas finally realized the massive playmaking potential his exceptional athletic skills held. At 6-5, 250, with 4.6 speed and a 35.5-inch vertical, the fo...

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2014 ADP:  28.8

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Rank (TE): Hidden

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Bye Week:  4

HT: 6' 5"   WT: 250   DOB: 6/27/1988  College: Portland State  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Julius Thomas Contract Information:

Signed with the Broncos in July of 2011 to a four-year, $2.42 million deal.

September 14, 2014  –  Julius Thomas News

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Thomas had four catches on five targets for 39 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Chiefs.

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Julius Thomas NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 23 Den 5 1 5 0 7 5.0 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 Den 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 Den 14 65 788 12 90 12.1 8.8 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 Den 2 11 143 4 13 13.0 11.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Julius Thomas Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2011 23 Den 5 0.1 0.3 0.2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 Den 4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 Den 14 10.8 15.4 13.1 5 56 16 6 3 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 Den 2 19.2 24.7 21.9 6 72 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Julius Thomas – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Tight End
  1. Julius Thomas
  2. Virgil Green
  3. Jacob Tamme
Denver Broncos

Snap Count Stats

114

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Julius Thomas was on the field for 114 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

2

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Julius Thomas was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 2 14
2013 850 13
2014 114 2
Julius Thomas 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Ind 68 2 7 104 3 8 14.9 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
2 KC 46 0 4 39 1 5 9.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
3 @Sea
4 BYE Bye Week
5 Ari
6 @NYJ
7 SF
8 SD
9 @NE
10 @Oak
11 @StL
12 Mia
13 @KC
14 Buf
15 @SD
16 @Cin
17 Oak

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Julius Thomas  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 5"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   250 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.64 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.31 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.96 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   33.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.25 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   111 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   16 reps
POOR
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Julius Thomas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Thomas caught seven passes for 104 yards and three touchdowns on eight targets in Sunday’s win over the Colts.

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Thomas had four catches on four targets for 32 yards in Saturday's preseason game against the Texans.

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Thomas had three catches on three targets for 35 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's preseason game against the 49ers.

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Thomas missed Saturday's practice with a bruised thigh, Troy Renck of the Denver Post reports.

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A bruised thigh is essentially a non-issue at this stage of training camp, particularly for a player like Thomas, who doesn't have to compete for a role. However, the uber-athletic tight end has struggled with injuries throughout his career, and he'll obviously need to stay healthy to build on his 2013 breakout season. There is still plenty of competition for targets in the high-powered Denver offense, as the departed Eric Decker was replaced by speedy Emmanuel Sanders.
Thomas had four catches on six targets for 27 yards during Sunday's 43-8 loss to the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII.

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Thomas had eight catches on 11 targets for 85 yards during Sunday's AFC Championship game win over the Patriots.

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Thomas had six receptions for 76 yards on seven targets in Sunday's Divisional Playoff game against the Chargers.

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Thomas had five catches on five targets for 36 yards Sunday against the Raiders.

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Thomas (knee) had six catches on eight targets for 78 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Texans.

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Thomas caught four passes for 49 receiving yards on seven targets in Thursday's 27-20 loss to the Chargers.

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Thomas (knee) is listed as active for Thursday's game against the Chargers.

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Thomas (knee) is probable for Thursday's game against the Chargers.

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Thomas (knee) practiced in full for the second straight day.

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After missing two games with a knee injury, Thomas returned to action Sunday against Tennessee and caught five passes for 35 yards and a touchdown. The fact that he's practiced Monday and Tuesday bodes well for owners, as all signs point to him being in the lineup Thursday against San Diego.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

The former college basketball player is an athletic freak but with Jacob Tamme and Joel Dreessen, not to mention Virgil Green, ahead of him on the depth chart, Thomas' fantasy potential remains quite limited.

2012

Thomas has failed to break through as a consistent player for the Broncos, battling injuries and better players above him on the depth chart. With Jacob Tamme and Joel Dreessen on the roster now, the latter doesn't figure to change, leaving Thomas with minimal opportunities to make an impact.

2011

A fourth-round draft pick, Thomas finds himself on a Broncos team in need of tight-end production. He played four years of basketball at Portland State before walking onto the football team, but the Broncos believe he has the most long-term upside of their tight-end options. While he needs to improve his blocking at the line he has enough speed to stretch defenses and a good set of hands to make catches in traffic. Dan Gronkowski is more adept at blocking than receiving, so Thomas has a shot to earn targets in the passing game.