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WATCH: Chiefs' DeAnthony Thomas outraces a pack of Lions

The Detroit Lions might want to locate De'Anthony Thomas out of the huddle and just stick with him.Otherwise, the Chiefs' dynamic receiver might put a few more speedy scores like this on the board at Wembley Stadium:Credit a creative play call and a monster block for springing "The Black Mamba." Offensive coordinator Doug Pedersen brought Thomas across the formation, then right back...
Via FOX Sports
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' De'Anthony Thomas hoping to shine at wide receiver

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) There were moments last season when the Chiefs' De'Anthony Thomas resembled the player that rapper Snoop Dogg nicknamed ''Black Mamba,'' a shifty do-everything star renowned for his speed and elusiveness on the Pop Warner playing fields. There were also moments that he looked like a lost NFL rookie. Now a year wiser and stronger, Thomas is hoping to build on...
Via Associated Press
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: De'Anthony Thomas Showing Why Move To Wide Receiver Was Brilliant For The Kansas City Chiefs

De'Anthony Thomas was a good running back in college. His speed and agility was a perfect fit for the wide open style of offense Chip Kelly ran at Oregon. However, at the pro level he is just a bit small to ever get more than a handful of carries at running back. In an effort not to waste his talent the Chiefs opted to move him to wide receiver this season. If he can torch other...
Via FatManWriting
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

PFF: De'Anthony Thomas is the Chiefs' secret superstar

De'Anthony Thomas thinks he can really shine in his new wide receiving role.Pro Football Focus agrees. The football analytics site crunched the numbers and listed Thomas as the Chiefs' "secret superstar" of 2015.The site argues that the ex-Chiefs running back isn't truly swapping out positions. The Chiefs will still use him as a receiver, only this season, it's official.PFF's Kevin...
Via FOX Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs Reid says Thomas was a de-facto WR in 2014 anyway

Andy Reid's decision to have De'Anthony Thomas swap positions was pretty much a no-brainer.After all, the Chiefs head coach said his second-year speedster was more receiver than running back throughout 2014.“Really, last year, he ended up being more of a receiver than running back,” Reid told the Kansas City Star. “He is still taking the ball-handling, still doing stuff in...
Via FOX Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' De'Anthony Thomas shifts from running back to receiver

De'Anthony Thomas made defenders look silly as a running back at Oregon. He plans on doing the same after a position shift. The undersized Thomas has practiced exclusively at wide receiver during OTAs, according to ESPN. "It makes me more valuable to the offense," Thomas said. "It lets defenses look for me, see where I'm at on the field." At 5-foot-8 and 176 pounds, Thomas might...
Via FOX Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Kansas City's De'Anthony Thomas Ever Be More Than a Really Good Return Man?

The Kansas City Chiefs have a heck of an athlete in rookie De'Anthony Thomas. Standing just 5'8" and weighing in at 176 pounds according to his ESPN profile, the diminutive running back is fast as hell and shiftier than a carpetbagger in the South during post-Civil War reconstruction. When he gets his hands on the ball he can make magic happen.So far he's been used primarily as a...
Via FatManWriting
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Rookie De'Anthony Thomas Scores First NFL Touchdown in Loss to 49ers

The Kansas City Chiefs have not managed to do much of anything with former Oregon scat back De'Anthony Thomas leading up to Sunday's game against the 49ers. Against San Francisco he finally go an opportunity to prove his worth when Alex Smith did exactly what Marcus Marriota loved to do back in Eugene.He got DAT the ball in space and let him make magic happen.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs Rookie De'Anthony Thomas Proves He's Not Too Small to Play in the NFL With Big Punt Return

When he was in college De'Anthony Thomas was one of the most exciting players in the game. His size was not brought much of an issue--folks couldn't catch him in order to make it one. However, when it came time for the NFL Draft there were many that were concerned about his diminutive frame (5'8" and 176 pounds).After the 80-yard punt return he had against the Cincinnati Bengals...
Via FatManWriting
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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