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Shamarko Thomas

26-Year-Old Safety – Pittsburgh Steelers

2016 Defensive Stats

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2016 Defensive Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

With Will Allen testing free agency, Thomas will once again be given an opportunity to earn the starting strong safety position. Thomas failed to do so after the retirement of Troy Polamalu, but only ...

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2016 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  8

HT: 5' 9"   WT: 205   DOB: 2/23/1990  College: Syracuse  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Shamarko Thomas Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Steelers in May 2013.

November 30, 2016  –  Shamarko Thomas News

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Thomas (groin) was a full participant at Wednesday's practice.

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Shamarko Thomas NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2009 19 CFB 3 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 3 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2011 21 CFB 10 - - - - 0 0 - - - - - -
2012 22 CFB 13 - - - - 2 0 - - - - - -
2013 23 PIT 14 29 22 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 24 PIT 11 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 25 PIT 15 12 10 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2016 26 PIT 7 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Proj 26 PIT Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Shamarko Thomas

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Shamarko Thomas – Playing Time Overview

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#2 Strong Safety

Snap Count Stats

5

Defensive Snaps in 2016

Shamarko Thomas was on the field for 5 of his team's snaps on defense in 2016.

119

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Shamarko Thomas was on the field for 119 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Def ST
2014 3 164
2015 20 285
2016 5 119
Shamarko Thomas 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 @Was 0 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Cin 4 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Phi 1 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 KC 0 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 NYJ 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 @Mia
7 NE
8 BYE Bye Week
9 @Bal 0 29 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Dal 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @Cle
12 @Ind
13 NYG
14 @Buf
15 @Cin
16 Bal
17 Cle

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 Shamarko Thomas  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Safeties
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   205 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.42 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.26 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   31.50 in
AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   41 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   133 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   28 reps
ELITE
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Shamarko Thomas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Thomas (groin) is out for Week 12's matchup against the Colts.

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Thomas (groin) will not play Sunday against the Browns.

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Thomas suffered a groin injury in Sunday's game against the Cowboy's and will not return, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Thomas (groin) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice.

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Thomas (groin) has been ruled out of Sunday's game versus the Patriots.

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Thomas (groin) has been ruled out for Week 6.

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Thomas (groin) is out for the rest of Sunday's game, Burt Lauten of the Steelers' official site reports.

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Thomas suffered a groin injury in Sunday's game against the Jets and is questionable to return.

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Thomas (groin) practiced in full on Thursday.

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Thomas suffered a right groin injury in Friday's matchup with the Saints, and will not return to the game.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

The retirement of Troy Polamalu puts Thomas, who played just two defensive snaps last season, in position to see a significant boost in playing time. During his rookie season of 2013, Thomas struggled in pass coverage, leading the team to select three defensive backs in this year’s draft. Should Thomas emerge as the Steelers’ starting strong safety, he could garner IDP consideration, but it remains to be seen whether he’s suited for such a prominent role.

2014

Drafted as insurance for the oft-injured Troy Polamalu, Thomas suffered an injury of his own last season. Still, he showed his potential, and is in line for increased playing time in 2014.

2013

Thomas lacks height, but he plays hard and is very athletic, possessing both straight-line speed and sufficient lateral movement. He likely won't play much as a rookie as long as Ryan Clark and Troy Polamalu are healthy, but the latter player is often hurt. There's IDP upside here in dynasty formats.