Demaryius Thomas, WR, Denver Broncos
School: Georgia Tech
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Demaryius Thomas wasn’t supposed to be this good. Yeah, Peyton Manning was coming in, but he was supposed to litter Eric Decker with balls, which… he well, did. However, it was Thomas who had the All-Pro caliber season, even though his mate across the way, Decker, still had a great season, amassing over 1000 yards and becoming a great possession receiver for Denver. Thomas, though, ended up with a whopping 1434 yards on 94 catches with 10 touchdowns. Perhaps the biggest reason for his breakout campaign? His patented catch and run ability, which we saw a couple years ago in the playoffs as well as all of last season.
Manning loves to have a receiver that can be exactly where he wants him to be at the right time and Thomas clearly has been that guy. It seems cliche, but Manning is probably the best thing to ever happen to Thomas. Last year, w...