Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/2/12
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Demaryius Thomas has only played in 21 regular-season games over two seasons, but it hasn't taken Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning long to see immense potential in the former first-round pick. Manning has played with a slew of receivers over the years, but he hasn't quite seen the combination of size and speed the 6-foot-3, 229-pound Thomas brings to the table. "He's the biggest receiver I've played with since I've been in pro ball, certainly," Manning said. "Demaryius is a guy who we're going to feature his size and strength and speed. (It) allows you to do certain things with him that other players just can't do." Manning has also been impressed with the work ethic and playmaking ability of Eric Decker, but it's clear that he is excited about watching Thomas develop into more than a deep-ball threat. "Demaryius these past two days, he's done some good things with the ball after the catch, which is what we're going to need," Manning said. "You can't just throw down the fi...
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