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Lions release ex-Michigan State receiver Devin Thomas

Devin Thomas we hardly knew you. One day after he came off the physically unable to perform list Thomas the former Michigan State star was released by the Lions. Thomas a receiver and special teams player won a Super Bowl with the Giants in 2011. He ended a brief retirement to sign with the Lions in the spring but couldn't get on the field because of an undisclosed injury....
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Camp notes: Devin Thomas' debut and injury updates

Allen Park, Mich. -- Devin Thomas made his 2013 Lions camp debut Sunday. Thomas, 26, who starred at Michigan State and Canton (Mich.) High School, had been on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list since the beginning of camp July 26. "I just wanted to be smart, make sure I was ready to come back," Thomas said, without revealing what his injury was. "Now that...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Devin Thomas comes out of retirement, joins Lions

Wide receiver and kick returner Devin Thomas has ended his brief retirement to sign with the Detroit Lions. The team made the announcement Thursday. Thomas retired last summer after trying to earn a spot on the Chicago Bears' roster. The Washington Redskins selected him out of Michigan State in the second round of the 2008 draft and cut him two years later. He was with Washington...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Devin Thomas retires from football

Today, Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Thomas has decided to retire from football (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Thomas announced via Twitter Sunday that he was retiring from football and the Bears confirmed the news a little bit later. Thomas explained to his followers why he was choosing to walk away from the game. God has blessed me w achieving a childhood dream. I want to give back...
Via Down and Distance
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears WR Thomas decides to retire

Chicago Bears wide receiver Devin Thomas has retired. Thomas left the Chicago Bears on Sunday and later announced his retirement. The former Washington Redskins and New York Giants player offered no immediate explanation, saying on Twitter, ''I have decided to retire from the NFL.'' Thomas was trying to make the squad as a reserve receiver and special teams player...
Via AP on Fox
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Giants WR Thomas retires

Former New York Giants wide receiver Devin Thomas announced his retirement on Sunday. Thomas, 25, is perhaps best known for recovering two fumbles in the Giants' NFC championship game win over the San Francisco 49ers in January. Thomas was a second round pick of the Washington Redskins in 2008. He was in Chicago Bears camp this season before abruptly calling it a career....
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears signs WR Devin Thomas to a one year deal

The Bears today announced the signing of WR Devin Thomas who spent the last two seasons with the New York Giants.  According to the official release Thomas is an accomplished special teams player who had 25 kickoff returns for 607 yards (24.3 ypr), and eight special teams tackles in 20 contests. Thomas will be looked upon to add some depth but also continue to add to the best teams...
Via Midway Illustrated
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears agree to 1-year deal with Thomas

The Chicago Bears and receiver Devin Thomas have agreed to a one-year contract. Thomas has 43 receptions for 482 yards in four seasons with Washington, Carolina and the New York Giants. He was mainly a special-teams contributor for the Giants last season and recovered two fumbles in the NFC title game against San Francisco, including one that set up the winning field goal in overtime...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Thomas overcomes paralysis scare, returns to practice

The way Devin Thomas was carted off the field on Sunday, I thought there was a chance he might never walk again never mind play football. But yesterday and today Thomas was practicing with the Giants and he expects to be ready for Saturday’s game against the Jets.
Via T-Rock's Take On The Giants
December 21, 2011  |  Discuss

Devin Thomas Out As Kick Returner

Devin Thomas has told the NY Daily News that he is no longer the Giants’ kickoff returner. He will likely be replaced by running backs Da’Rel Scott and D.J. Ware. Thomas has shown promise as a return man, and has excelled on special teams in the past, but has failed to break off a long return recently, and has muffed a couple kickoffs to boot. “I can be a stud back there,...
Via Giants Football Blog
November 09, 2011  |  Discuss
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