Broncos’ rare talent deserves rare money

The clock is ticking. July 15 is quickly approaching and little if anything has been heard out from either side in the Demaryius Thomas contract negotiations. That is the day Thomas has to sign his franchise tagged contract of $12.8 million and play the season with little to no long-term job security. Simply put, Thomas deserves a long-term contract worth a high number of guaranteed...
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Latest On Broncos & WR Demaryius Thomas

Troy E. Renck of the Denver Post offers his take on what’s holding up contract talks between the Broncos and franchise WR Demaryius Thomas. According to Renck, Thomas is looking to secure a similar contract to Calvin Johnson‘s record setting deal that included $48 million guaranteed and an average base salary of $16 million. However, Renck concedes that this negotiation...
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Klee: In a season that could be Manning's last, the Broncos are taking a risk by not caving to Thomas

The Denver Broncos and in particular general manager John Elway have to make a decision on wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and clock is ticking. In 10 days, If the two sides do not agree to a long-term deal by July 15, Thomas will be forced to play under the franchise tag worth $12.8 million. Players hate being tagged, and if Thomas has to play without a new deal, he'll be gone...
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Demaryius Thomas lands at No. 20 on NFL's 'Top 100' list

Who knows when Demaryius Thomas will end his holdout?His NFL peers just know that the Broncos wideout is one of the league's best. That's why No. 88 was voted at No. 20 on NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2015" list. You can watch his entire segment here. is the fourth Broncos player to make the list, joining Von Miller...
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Demaryius Thomas named No. 20 in NFL’s Top 100 of 2015

  Demaryius Thomas is a freak of nature, in a good way. A man that big and strong should not also be so fast and agile, and yet, DT has is all. It’s how he’s become the YAC (yards after the catch) leader in the NFL over the last two seasons. Thomas utilizes bubble screens for sometimes massive gains, set up in part by blocks by his receiving teammates, to take the ball to the...
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Demaryius grabs No. 20 on NFL’s Top 100 Players list

Demaryius Thomas is used to making big grabs. Now, he’s grabbed the No. 20 spot on the NFL’s Top 100 Players of 2015 list. Selected by a vote of his peers, Thomas rose 29 spots from his position last year to enter elite company among the best in the NFL. According to NFL Network, Thomas is the sixth-ranked wide receiver on the list. NUMBER 20: 6th-ranked WR on #NFLTop100 ...
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Thursday web roundup: Denver Broncos

Broncos Roster Review: Omar Bolden, FS As we gear up for Broncos training camp (July 31st), Mile High Huddle will review individual players on the roster—history, evaluations, and projections moving ... Young Patients Are All Smiles As Broncos Partner With Children's Hospital AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Denver Broncos players were on hand and visited young patients as the team...
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5 Denver Broncos youngsters who must perform for team to realize Super Bowl goal

  Congratulations, Denver Broncos fans. Your team’s front office has done wonderful work to set up the orange and blue with one of the most talent-filled squads in the NFL. Denver has won the AFC West for four straight years, demonstrating their dominance on the division while guaranteeing a place in the playoffs each season. Peyton Manning has been central to the winning, as...
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Pittsburgh Steelers: Saved by the Bell

Le’Veon Bell The Pittsburgh Steelers had one of the premier offenses in the 2014-15 NFL season. Which was enough to get them to the playoffs for the first time since the 2011-12 when Tim Tebow connected with Demaryius Thomas on the first play of overtime for an 80 yard touchdown that gave the Denver Broncos the win. That game will most likely leave Steelers fans shaking their...
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Is this the last big run for the Denver Broncos?

With so many teams looking to step it up in 2015 and become Super Bowl contenders, are the Denver Broncos running out of time to capture the Lombardi Trophy? On paper, the Denver Broncos have one of the more talented rosters you will find in the NFL today. Led by future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning, All-Pro receiver Demaryius Thomas, Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware, Chris Harris...
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Cody Latimer Looking to Stake his Claim in New-Look Denver Broncos’ Receiving Corps

Second-year wide receiver Cody Latimer (#14) works with Peyton Manning (#18) during Broncos offseason minicamps. (Mandatory Credit: Sports World Report) OTA’s have come and gone. Training camp looms a month away. But questions still loom in Denver over who Peyton Manning will be throwing to in what will, in Favre-esque form, be speculated to be his last (as usual). Tight End...
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Denver Broncos need receiver Cody Latimer to have breakout year

The Denver Broncos need receiver Cody Latimer to have a breakout year this upcoming season in order to offset the loss of tight end Julius Thomas. Latimer has been receiving extra snaps this offseason due to the fact that receiver Demaryius Thomas is still holding out from participating in team activities in the hopes of gaining a contract extension, which was discussed here. Latimer...
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The 10 NFL players with the highest trade value in 2015

The NFL world was abuzz this week when rumors surfaced that the Broncos had considered trading Peyton Manning to the Texans during the offseason. It reinforced the notion that anyone, no matter their status, is untouchable in professional sports. That got the staff at cover32 thinking about an important question: What players in the NFL would demand the most in return if they were...
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Throwback Thursday: Three awesome Demaryius Thomas touchdowns

Demaryius Thomas has made a case for himself as the best wide receiver in the NFL. Thomas has hit 1,000 receiving yards for three consecutive seasons, with 35 touchdowns over the last three seasons. The Broncos still don’t have Thomas under contract, which is a major concern. But whether or not this is DT’s last year in Denver, there’s no denying he’s made a name for himself...
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NFL Power Rankings: How Good are the Broncos?

Once a month, TopSportsReport releases an NFL power rankings article.  Our power rankings serve as a way to measure where each NFL team’s talent level is in relation to the others.  We have just released the June edition of our NFL power rankings article. To find out where Devereaux Frazier ranks Peyton Manning, Demaryius Thomas, Von Miller and the Denver Broncos, click the link...
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Demaryius incites fan firestorm with chicken pic

While his teammates had the luxury of scarfing down free meals in the team cafeteria during OTAs, Demaryius Thomas was forced to pick up the tab on his own lunch while he waits to sign his one-year $12.83 million franchise tag contract or negotiate a longer term deal with the Broncos. Monday, he gave his Instagram followers a behind the scenes look at what one of those meals looks...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Prepare for Absence of Demaryius Thomas as Contract Dispute Lingers On

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 and wide receiver Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos warm up before a game against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas will enter the 2015 season with a $12.8 million franchise tag offer on the table...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones on holding out: “I’m being selfish if I’m not here”

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will be playing out his fifth-year option in 2015. This means he is in need of a long-term contract to take him beyond this season. However, Jones isn’t stooping to holding out from team activities, like some other top names around the NFL. Jones’ take regarding his contract status is refreshing, as reported by ESPN’s Vaughn McClure...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Owen Daniels: Fantasy Football Non-Factor?

Despite losing one of the NFL's top receiving threats in Julius Thomas this offseason, the offensive tools that quarterback Peyton Manning will be working with should still be one of the most productive units in the league. Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders and running back C.J. Anderson are coming off of career seasons. Demaryius Thomas is still one of the three best wide receivers...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Broncos storylines to pay attention to as training camp approaches

The Denver Broncos, like every team, have a lot of questions and interesting storylines to answer as training camp nears. 2015 is another Super Bowl or bust year for a team that’s seeing their championship window closing. Here are the three most intriguing storylines for the Broncos to pay attention to as training camp draws closer. 3. Demaryius Thomas contract situation It’s...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Demaryius Thomas hold out of the Broncos' season opener?

According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant is thinking about sitting out in Week 1 if his team won't give him a new contract.Demaryius Thomas is in a similar situation with the Broncos. But would he consider a similar move against the Baltimore Ravens to start the season?The Denver Post reports that Thomas is already prepared stay away from training camp if...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: Is Demaryius Thomas situation worth the distraction?

Demaryius Thomas The Denver Broncos have hired a new head coach and defensive coordinator in Gary Kubiak and Wade Phillips. They have also restructured Peyton Manning’s contract to allow the team a bit more  cap space. The Broncos have even signed first-round draft pick Shane Ray, but they have yet to agree to terms on a contract extension with Manning’s number one target....
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Time running out for Thomas and Denver

Demaryius Thomas has been one of the best receivers in the NFL the last few years, no question about it. With the July 15th deadline to sign franchise players to long-term extensions approaches, Thomas and the Broncos seem to be in a holding pattern, hoping for one side to cave. As Chris Wesseling writes at, Thomas has not signed his $12.82-million franchise tag  contract...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton is not happy that Demaryius has no contract

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is not happy that star wide receiver does not have a new contract. Additionally, Rapoport reported that he doesn’t think Thomas will show up to training camp if no deal is done by the July 15 deadline, which marks the day that players who received the franchise tag must sign off on the tender...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Demaryius Thomas In Line For Similar Deal To Calvin Johnson?

According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas is deserving of a similar type of contract to the one signed by Lions WR Calvin Johnson based on his statistics since entering the NFL. Rapoport mentions that if the Broncos were to sign Thomas to a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline to negotiate ... The post Demaryius Thomas In Line For Similar Deal To...
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