25-Year-Old Safety – Pittsburgh Steelers
2014 Fantasy Football Outlook
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....
2014 ADP: –
Bye Week: 12
Shamarko Thomas Contract Information:
Signed a four-year contract with the Steelers in May 2013.
Thomas is in line to replace Troy Polamalu as a starting safety, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
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Shamarko Thomas: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Brown reports Thomas is expected to return for Sunday's game against the Ravens. If that holds true, Thomas would likely be a depth asset if Troy Polamalu is healthy enough.
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)With Thomas and Ike Taylor out, the Steelers will be fairly short-handed in the secondary when they take on Andrew Luck. This is a result of a hamstring that will probably continue to nag Thomas for a while, as he had been limited in practice all week.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
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.