29-Year-Old Defensive Tackle – Free Agent
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
Thomas suffered his worst performance since his rookie season with San Diego in 2010. As a result, he remains behind Steve McLendon on the depth chart at nose tackle....
2015 ADP: –
Cam Thomas Contract Information:
Agreed to a two-year contract with the Steelers in March of 2014.
Thomas failed to record a tackle, playing just six defensive snaps in Pittsburgh’s 27-17 win over Cincinnati on Sunday night.
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Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Listed at 335 pounds, Thomas has just six sacks in 54 career games but should provide Pittsburgh with some beef at the nose tackle position. His signing could lead the Steelers to move Steve McLendon to defensive end, as suggested by Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writer Alan Robinson.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
It remains to be seen how Pittsburgh will use Thomas and fellow defensive lineman Steve McLendon, but both should make an impact this season.
Thomas enters the season as the leading candidate to start at nose tackle. He has shown glimpses of his talent in the past, as he logged four sacks as a part-time player in 2011, but this will be his first time to shoulder the majority of the load as a starter.
Thomas had a productive second season as a pro in 2011 playing in all 16 games and notching four sacks. The Chargers see his role increasing in 2012, and he may ultimately supplant Antonio Garay as the starting nose tackle.
Thomas saw limited action during his first year with the Chargers. He played in six games, recording eight tackles and two sacks in 2010. He is expected to have an increased role in 2011 and will probably rotate in for Antonio Garay at times.
Thomas is one of many rookies whom the Chargers are expecting immediate contributions from this season. Thomas and Ogemdi Nwagbuo will be asked to replace the great Jamal Williams at nose tackle, and the smart money is on the rookie getting the majority of the playing time.