Denver Broncos
Position
TE
 
Jersey
80
Name  Julius Thomas
Born  6/27/1988
Height  6-5
Weight  255
College  Portland State
11/23/2014 3:20:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) is officially out for Week 12.
Insight: This was expected, and now Jacob Tamme will see a nice bump in value.
 
11/21/2014 2:19:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) did not practice on Friday making a clean sweep for the week of missed practices.
Insight: He still has a small chance to play Sunday, but fantasy owners should have a plan in place as the odds now seemed stacked against his playing in Week 12.
 
11/20/2014 1:29:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) did not practice on Thursday. He also missed Wednesday.
Insight: He still has a chance to play Sunday, but owners will want to see him on the practice field Friday to ease their concerns.
 
11/19/2014 2:00:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (ankle) did not practice on Wednesday.
Insight: He still has a chance to play Sunday, but owners will need to monitor his progress throughout the week.
 
11/17/2014 4:54:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas' ankle injury is "not as bad as initially feared," according to The Denver Post.
Insight: The reports also states that it "might be difficult" for him to play in Week 12. As a result, Thomas will likely sit out Wednesday's practice, so we probably will not have a good sense of his availability until Thursday or Friday.
 
11/17/2014 3:16:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas left Sunday's game with the Rams due to an ankle sprain, but it's not thought to be serious and he could play in Week 12.
Insight: Thomas has been a big touchdown maker for Denver, but not putting up the yards. His progress will have to be watched during the upcoming week.
 
11/16/2014 1:42:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas is in the locker room being checked out for an ankle injury
Insight: Thomas has been a big touchdown maker for Denver who was shut out in the first quarter for just the second time this season. Jacob Tamme should see more playing time.
 
11/10/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: Broncos OC Adam Gase said he would make tight end Julius Thomas a bigger part of the offense and he was true to his word.
Insight: Thomas caught six of seven targets for 63 yards and two touchdowns. He has lived off touchdown passes without many yards, but it appears that he's at least headed in the right direction.
 
11/9/2014 10:43:00 AM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas is expected to be a bigger part of the offense, according to OC Adam gase.
Insight: Thomas has lived off touchdown passes without many yards. He hasn't topped 66 yards receiving since opening day, so his fantasy owners wouls appreciate some more love, anf targets, heading his way.
 
11/3/2014 9:19:00 AM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas saved an ugly day with a third quarter touchdown receptions.
Insight: Thomas continues to live off touchdown passes without many yards. He hasn't topped 66 yards receiving since opening day.
 
Cold10/24/2014 9:25:00 AM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas posted a second consecutive disappointing output, catching just two of six targets for 23 yards.
Insight: Thomas has been living off touchdown passes without many yards and over the past two games it's caught up with him. It's inevitable that Peyton Manning will start finding him again.
 
10/20/2014 10:46:00 AM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas posted a disappointing four catches for 27 yards and no touchdowns.
Insight: Thomas' streak of five games with at least one touchdown pass came to an end Sunday night against the 49ers, but no fantasy owner can complain about his production this season.
 
10/13/2014 5:47:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas had four catches for 51 yards and two more touchdowns in Week 6 against the Jets.
Insight: Thomas is no longer putting up huge yardage totals, but he has scored in every game this season. In the first five games, Thomas has an incredible nine touchdown catches. That's a ridiculous pace to keep up, but he has shown no signs of slowing down.
 
10/6/2014 9:48:00 AM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas caught six passes for 66 yards, but with a couple of touchdowns to make fantasy owners happy.
Insight: Thomas hasn't put up many yards since the opening game, but he's scored in every game this season and with Sunday's two touchdowns it brings his total to seven for the season.
 
9/8/2014 12:47:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas caught seven passes for 104 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday night's Week 1 victory against the Colts.
Insight: Thomas seemed to be Peyton Manning's favorite goal-line target with receiver Wes Welker out with a suspension. He created matchup problems in the secondary, catching seven of eight targets and all three of Manning's touchdowns. As long as Manning is quarterback, Thomas is a no-brainer No. 1 tight end every week.
 
7/2/2014 4:09:00 PM
Description: Denver tight end Julius Thomas says the Broncos will use him "a lot more creatively" in 2014 because he's more familiar with OC Adam Gase's system, according to foxsports.com.
Insight: Thomas caught 65 passes for 788 yards and 12 touchdowns in just 14 games last season and the Broncos will look to him to replace some of the production they lost with Eric Decker's departure. He played just one season of college football at Portland State and thinks he's just scratching the surface of his potential. He should be drafted as a top-three tight end in all leagues.
 
1/12/2014 8:35:00 PM
Description: Denver tight end Julius Thomas finished with a team-high 76 receiving yards Sunday in a win against San Diego.
Insight: Thomas lost a fumble but made up for it by coming down with a pair of clutch third down catches to seal the victory. The Broncos will host New England next Sunday in the AFC Championship. The 25-year-old Thomas has never played against the Patriots.
 
12/22/2013 5:13:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas caught his 12th touchdown of the season Sunday against the Texans. He finished with 78 yards on six catches.
Insight: Thomas has caught at least one touchdown in 10 of the 13 games he has played this season. His touchdown Sunday was Peyton Manning's 51st of the season, breaking Tom Brady's record.
 
12/8/2013 2:45:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (knee) is active for Sunday's game against Tennessee.
Insight: Thomas had missed the last two games with a knee injury. His return couldn't have come at a better time for the Broncos, who need Thomas to work the middle of the field with tough cornerbacks Alterraun Verner and Jason McCourty on the outside. He's a top-five tight end option.
 
12/6/2013 5:05:00 PM
Description: Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (knee) is probable to play Sunday against the Titans.
Insight: Thomas missed the last two games with a knee injury but is ready to return. And just in time for Denver, who need Thomas to work the middle of the field with tough cornerbacks Alterraun Verner and Jason McCourty on the outside. He's a top-five tight end option.