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Demaryius Thomas

28-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos

2016 Receiving Stats

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60

Yds

738

TD

5

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12.3

Tar

93

2016 Receiving Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Someone took 2013-14 Peyton Manning and replaced him with Ryan Lindley, and the results weren't kind to Thomas. Not that Thomas didn't have a hand in it — he tied for fifth in the league with nine dro...

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2016 ADP:  36.24

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  11

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 229   DOB: 12/25/1987  College: Georgia Tech  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Demaryius Thomas Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $70 million contract with the Broncos in July of 2015. Includes $43.5 million guaranteed.

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Thomas caught five of eight targets for 60 yards in Sunday's 30-27 loss to the Chiefs.

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Demaryius 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
2009 21 CFB 13 46 1154 8 25.1 - - - - - - 1 3 - 0 - - - - - -
2010 22 DEN 10 22 283 2 39 12.9 7.3 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.5 0 398 0 0 0 3 2
2011 23 DEN 11 32 551 4 69 17.2 8.0 9 4 2 0 0 1 5 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 DEN 16 94 1434 10 141 15.3 10.2 29 5 7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
2013 25 DEN 16 92 1430 14 142 15.5 10.1 18 4 6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2014 26 DEN 16 111 1619 11 184 14.6 8.8 25 6 10 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 27 DEN 16 105 1304 6 177 12.4 7.4 14 4 4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
2016 28 DEN 11 60 738 5 93 12.3 7.9 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
2016 Proj 28 DEN Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Demaryius Thomas

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Demaryius 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
2009 21 CFB 13 12.6 16.1 14.4 4 89 - - - 0 0 - - -
2010 22 DEN 10 4.0 6.2 5.1 2 28 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 23 DEN 11 7.2 10.1 8.7 3 50 6 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 24 DEN 16 12.7 18.6 15.7 6 90 21 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
2013 25 DEN 16 14.2 19.9 17.1 6 89 19 8 4 0 0 0 0 0
2014 26 DEN 16 14.2 21.2 17.7 7 101 39 18 11 0 0 0 0 0
2015 27 DEN 16 10.4 17.0 13.7 7 82 20 8 5 0 0 0 0 0
2016 28 DEN 11 9.4 14.9 12.2 5 67 13 6 5 0 0 0 0 0
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Snap Count Stats

636

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Demaryius Thomas was on the field for 636 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Demaryius Thomas was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 1021 5
2015 937 2
2016 636 2
Demaryius Thomas 2016 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 Car 44 0 4 48 0 6 12.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 Ind 56 1 5 90 0 7 18.0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Cin 57 0 6 100 1 7 16.7 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
4 @TB 51 0 6 94 1 7 15.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
5 Atl 56 0 5 49 1 7 9.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
6 @SD 67 0 5 35 0 10 7.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 0
7 Hou 48 0 6 40 1 10 6.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
8 SD 56 0 5 79 0 10 15.8 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Oak 50 0 5 56 0 10 11.2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @NO 72 1 8 87 1 11 10.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
11 BYE Bye Week
12 KC 79 0 5 60 0 8 12.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Jax
14 @Ten
15 NE
16 @KC
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 Demaryius Thomas  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 3"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   229 lbs
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40-Yard Dash:   4.38 sec
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Shuttle Time
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Arm Length:   33.00 in
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Hand Length:   10.50 in
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Demaryius Thomas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Thomas reeled in eight of 11 targets for 87 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Saints.

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Thomas caught five of 10 targets for 56 yards in Sunday's 30-20 loss to Oakland.

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Thomas caught five of 10 targets for 79 yards in Sunday's win over the Chargers.

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Thomas (hip) does not have a Week 8 injury designation after practicing fully Friday.

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Thomas (hip) was limited at practice again Thursday.

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Thomas (hip) was limited at practice Wednesday.

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Thomas caught six passes (on 10 targets) for 40 yards and a touchdown in Monday night's win over the Texans.

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Thomas hauled in five of 10 targets for 35 yards in Thursday's 21-13 loss to the Chargers. He also lost a fumble.

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Thomas (hip) caught five of seven targets for 49 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's loss to Atlanta.

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Thomas (hip) does not carry a Week 5 injury designation after fully practicing Friday.

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Thomas (hip) remained limited at practice Thursday.

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Thomas (hip) was limited at practice Wednesday.

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Thomas hauled in six of seven targets for 94 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Buccaneers.

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Thomas hauled in six of seven targets for 100 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Bengals. He lost a fumble during the contest.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Peyton Manning didn't repeat his historic 2013, but that didn't matter to Thomas. Despite a slow start, Thomas led the league in targets and finished second in catches and yards. While he tied for seventh in touchdowns (11), he led the NFL in targets inside the 20-, 10- and five-yard lines, so it wasn't for lack of opportunities from in close. At 6-2, 220, with 4.5 speed, Thomas is the prototypical dominant, physical No. 1 receiver in the modern NFL, and at 27 is still in his late prime. While Thomas' per-play production dropped from 2013 to 2014, his 14.6 YPC and 8.8 YPT on heavy volume were still strong, if less than elite. Thomas also finished second in catches for 20-plus yards (25) and tied for fourth (with five other players) with six receptions of 40 yards or more. Keep in mind it took Thomas 50 more targets to get there than Odell Beckham Jr., T.Y. Hilton or DeAndre Hopkins. The bigger concerns for Thomas, however, are the age and health of Manning, who turned 39 in March, dropped off significantly in last year's second half and was terrible playing through a quad injury in the divisional playoffs against the Colts. At press time, Manning is healthy, however, and because his game is timing, accuracy and reading defenses rather than mobility or arm strength, it's likely he'll be good enough to keep Thomas productive. The arrival of new coach Gary Kubiak and offensive coordinator Rick Dennison add two more variables, but as Manning is essentially the team's play-caller and a player-coach at this point, it probably won't make a significant difference. The tight-end swap of Julius Thomas for Owen Daniels is unlikely to move the needle, either.

2014

There were a lot of mouths to feed in the Denver passing game last year, but nearly every one the table left fat and happy, none more so than Thomas, who led the team with 142 targets (12th) and led all NFL wideouts with 14 touchdowns. At 6-3, 229 and with a 4.38 40, Thomas is one of the league’s size/speed freaks in the Julio Jones/Calvin Johnson mold, who are dangerous anywhere on the field. While Thomas had only four catches of 40-plus (T-17th), he averaged 10.1 YPT (4th among the league’s 37 100-target WR). And while Thomas was only third on his own team in red-zone targets with 19, he converted seven of those for scores. With Eric Decker (136 targets, 23 red-zone, 14 inside-the-10) now in New York and Wes Welker now 33 years old, Thomas should see an even bigger role, both down the field and in the red zone. Should Thomas maintain his current efficiency – and with Peyton Manning under center, he’s not likely to fall off much – we could be looking at a receiving season for the ages. Of course, there will almost certainly be regression in the Denver passing game as a whole – all-time records are not easily repeated – but Thomas’ 2013 line was almost exactly in line with his 2012 one, and now Decker’s out of the picture.

2013

Thomas' first year with Peyton Manning under center could hardly have gone better. Thomas led the league's 100-target receivers in efficiency with 10.2 yards per look, thanks to 15.3 YPC and a 67-percent catch rate. Thomas was also fourth in red-zone targets (six of his 21 chances there went for scores), despite teammate Eric Decker leading the league with 25 red-zone looks and 12 red-zone scores. At 6-3, 229, and with 4.38 40 speed, Thomas possesses elite physical skills, and he put those to good use, with five catches of 40-plus (T-9th) and 29 catches of 20 yards or more, second only to Calvin Johnson’s 40. The addition of Wes Welker this offseason could cut into everyone’s targets, but there's reason to think it will impact Decker and the team's tight ends more severely than Thomas who runs routes further down the field. Moreover, while Welker and Decker are quality players, neither is a gamebreaker in Thomas' mold, a fact of which Manning is undoubtedly aware.

2012

After missing the first five games of 2011 while recovering from Achilles’ tendon surgery, Thomas quickly became Tim Tebow’s top target and big-play option, averaging 17.2 yards per catch and hauling in four catches of 40-plus yards. Thomas also lit up the Steelers’ top-ranked pass defense in the playoffs, catching four balls for 204 yards and a score. But Tebow’s inaccuracy cost Thomas as he caught just 46 percent of the passes thrown his way. That should change in 2012 with Peyton Manning under center for the Broncos. At 6-3, 229, and having run a 4.38 40 at the NFL Combine, Thomas possess all the physical tools to be a top-tier NFL receiver. Thomas’ hands were inconsistent, however, (six drops on just 69 targets), and he’s not nearly as polished as the Marvin Harrisons and Reggie Waynes with whom Manning is accustomed to working. Moreover, Thomas had surgery on his pinkie in March and at press time hadn’t yet had a chance to practice with Manning, giving teammate Eric Decker a head start. But Thomas is the player with the higher ceiling, and assuming Manning is completely healthy, and Thomas shows he can make his living on timing and route-running (and not just broken plays as he did with Tebow), we could be looking at a top-10 receiver.

2011

Drafted to be a replacement for Brandon Marshall, the 6-3, 229-pound Thomas missed most training camp with a foot injury and battled ankle problems for much of the season before tearing his Achilles’ tendon in early January. Somehow, he managed a couple productive games and posted averages of 7.3 YPT and 12.9 YPC. Thomas runs very well for a big man – 4.38 40 – and he’s a terrific athlete. He won’t be back until the season’s second half, but once he’s up to speed, he could find himself starting opposite Brandon Lloyd before too long.

2010

Drafted in the first round to replace the departed Brandon Marshall, Thomas’ physical tools — 6-3, 229, 4.38 40 speed and big-time athleticism — are top shelf. The question, at least in the short term, is whether he’s polished enough to contribute at the NFL level. Thomas played in an offense where he was essentially required to get open deep, so his route running skills have yet to be seriously tested. On the other hand, the wide receiver depth chart in Denver is wide open with only Eddie Royal and Jabbar Gaffney competing for the two starting slots. Just keep in mind Thomas could be a little behind heading into the summer, as he sat out spring OTAs with a broken foot. He should be ready for the start of training camp, however.