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Julius Thomas

27-Year-Old Tight End – Jacksonville Jaguars

2014 Receiving Stats

Rec

43

Yds

489

TD

12

Avg

11.4

Tar

62

2015 Receiving Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

After becoming a star in Denver, Thomas cashed in by signing with the Jaguars this offseason, his $24 million guaranteed the most ever for a tight end. The offensive downgrade is obvious from Peyton M...

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2015 ADP:  81.17

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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 a five-year, $46 million deal with the Jaguars in March of 2015, with the contract including $24 million in guaranteed money.

March 10, 2015  –  Julius Thomas News

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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 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 Den 13 43 489 12 62 11.4 7.9 7 0 1 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 13 9.3 12.6 11.0 3 38 15 9 5 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

Snap Count Stats

691

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Julius Thomas was on the field for 691 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Julius Thomas was on the field for 3 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 2 14
2013 850 13
2014 691 3
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 @Phi 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 @Was 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 Ind 70 0 3 17 1 4 5.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
4 @SD
5 Pit 77 0 6 66 2 7 11.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
6 @Ten 62 0 4 51 2 6 12.8 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
7 Cle 48 0 4 27 0 6 6.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
8 Mia
9 @Cin 78 0 2 33 1 2 16.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10 Dal 63 0 6 63 2 7 10.5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
11 @Ind
12 NYG
13 Hou
14 @Bal 29 0 1 30 0 2 30.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Ten
16 @Hou 33 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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 is poised to sign with the Jaguars on Tuesday, NFL.com reports.

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Thomas spent his first four years in the league with the Broncos but didn't emerge until 2013. In each of the past two seasons, he hauled in 12 touchdowns, while racking up 108 combined catches for 1,277 yards, good for 11.8 YPC. He'll immediately act as Blake Bortles' top option in the passing game in a corps composed of talented but inxperienced wideouts.
The Jaguars hope to sign Thomas, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan.

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Thomas is unlikely to re-sign with the Broncos before the free agency period begins March 10, the Denver Post reports.

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According to the Denver Post article, Broncos general manager John Elway is not scheduled to meet with Thomas' agent before March 10. The tight end thus seems likely to hit the open market, and while that wouldn't necessarily rule out a return to Denver, Thomas can probably find a better contract elsewhere. It's pretty clear that Demaryius Thomas is the Broncos' far greater priority, as would be expected.
The Broncos continue to try to agree on a long-term contract with Thomas, as they are expected to use the franchise tag on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, NFL.com reports.

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Thomas caught 6-of-7 targets for 53 yards in Sunday's 24-13 loss to the Colts.

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Thomas (ankle) failed to record a target in Sunday's game against the Raiders.

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Thomas (ankle) caught just two passes (on six targets) for 33 yards in Monday's 37-28 loss to the Bengals.

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Thomas (ankle) is listed as active for Monday's game against the Bengals.

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Thomas (ankle) is probable for Monday's game against Cincinnati.

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Thomas (left ankle) practiced fully Thursday, ESPN.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

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 former college basketball player was virtually uncoverable. He caught 72.2 percent of his passes, third among qualified tight ends, and gained 400 yards after the catch (fourth). The Broncos used him all over the field, running fade routes lined up wide, crossing routes out of the slot, seam routes from in tight. Playing with the best wideout group in the game often assured Thomas of single coverage, which he exploited for 12.1 yards per catch and 8.8 yards per target. And playing in the best passing offense of all time last season, with Peyton Manning, assured Thomas of plenty of opportunities despite being the fourth receiving option. In the red zone, he caught an impressive 14-of-17 passes for eight touchdowns; inside the 10-yard line, he caught 5-of-6 for five scores. He could see even more work near the goal-line this season, as Eric Decker, who had 23 red-zone targets, left for the Jets. The only worry with Thomas is health. He missed two games last year with knee and ankle injuries and totaled just nine games the previous two years combined.

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.