NFL GIFs of the Week – Pre-season Week 4

We love our GIFs here at ReadAndReact, so we’re starting a new weekly feature where we collect the best GIFs from each NFL week, and post them all in one convenient spot for your viewing enjoyment.   Most of these come courtesy of the always-awesome @SBNation GIF or CJZero Twitter… so special thanks to those guys.  Submit your favorites GIFs to, and...
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September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL News: New York Giants reach 53-man roster limit

The New York Giants made 22 roster moves on Friday in order to meet the NFL imposed deadline in order to reach the 53-man roster limit. Two players were placed in the injured reserve list, veterans CB Terrell Thomas and DT Shaun Rodgers. Four vested veterans were cut and can join another NFL club immediately. Those players include: CB Dante Hughes, DT Marcus Thomas, WR Isaiah Stanback...
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Ware, Jones top Giants cuts, Thomas, Rogers on IR

The New York Giants have cut two members of their Super Bowl-champion team, releasing running back D.J. and linebacker Greg Jones. The Giants also announced Friday - in reducing their roster to the 53-man limit - that cornerback Terrell Thomas and defensive tackle Shaun Rogers were placed on injured reserve. And veteran cornerback Bruce Johnson, who missed last season with an Achilles...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Giants’ Marcus Thomas “Mad” at Madden NFL 13

All the boys tell me that part of the fun of playing the Madden Series games is creating your own character. A virtual personality to play the game among your friends. Well if you follow any of the great football players on twitter and facebook you will notice that they too enjoy partaking in the fun of the Madden Game. However, shouldn’t they get to play themselves? Most can unless...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears unis wrong in 'Madden 13'

In Madden 13, the road uniforms of the Chicago Bears are white jerseys and orange pants, a combination not believed to have been ever used by the team.

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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Deju Blue? No, but New York Giants Do Defeat New England Patriots 6-3 in Preseason Finale

It was the long-awaited rematch of Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. The hottest ticket in town! Fans lined up deep into the city as they waited to get into MetLife Stadium! Well, not really, but it was yet another game between the Giants and Patriots. And like so before, Big Blue came out victorious after a late fourth quarter rally. Alas...
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August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants 6, Patriots 3

Lawrence Tynes kicked a 32-yard field goal with 1:03 to play and the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 6-3 on Wednesday night in the preseason finale for the teams that met in the Super Bowl in early February. This one was hardly as interesting as the title game, but the Giants (2-2) once again scored late to win. Adewale Ojomo set up the game-winning score with...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Giants Marcus Thomas is pissed at EA Sports over "imposter picture" in Madden 13

With the release of Madden 13 yesterday, New York Giants defensive tackle Marcus Thomas wasn't exactly pleased with EA Sports since they made a glaring error regarding his player profile. EA Sports accidentally confused Thomas with a former NFL running back with the same name and put his picture in instead of his. Thomas decided to go on an epic Twitter rant after finding...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants DT Marcus Thomas upset with Madden over botched identity

The newest installment of the legendary EA Sports video game Madden was released on Tuesday, and from what we hear the game includes a number of updates and improvements. Unfortunately for Giants defensive tackle Marcus Thomas, none of those updates resulted in the game using his proper identity. Kotaku shared the screenshot you see above with us, and the man you see pictured next...
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August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants DT upset with 'Madden 13'

Giants defensive tackle Marcus Thomas is upset with Madden 13, and his reason makes a lot of sense. See what set him off.

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August 28, 2012  |  2 Comments

Marcus Thomas is willing to work for practice squad money

Thomas does have other options beyond football. In June, he performed at his "first gig." (Image courtesy of @MarcusThomas_79) Back in April, the Denver Broncos and free agent Marcus Thomas were in a standoff over the defensive tackle’s future.  Two other teams reportedly were interested in Thomas’ services and the Broncos offered him a one-year deal, which he turned...
Via BroncoTalk
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Buzz: Broncos defensive line in tumult

Lots of tumult on the D-line. Warren balking at a re-worked contract, Nunnely retiring, & new coach helming a position on D for the 1st time — MaxBroncos (@MaxBroncos) May 14, 2012 Far be it for us to expand on the excellent Andrew Mason, but he was limited to 140 characters there. Let us also consider the lack of depth at defensive tackle in general (especially if Warren...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Unemployed NFL Defensive Players

Last week, we checked out some solid NFL veterans on the offensive side of the ball who were still looking for work. Now we flip over to the other side of the line of scrimmage to find some notable players who are hoping to avoid the unemployment office by the time the fall hits. Defensive Linemen Andre Carter was a Pro Bowler last year, but hasn't found much love on the free...
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 5/10/12

Be sure to follow me on Twitter for more Broncos updates throughout the day. Denver Broncos News Drayton Florence to meet Denver Broncos after Titans visit | Free-agent cornerback Drayton Florence met with the Tennessee Titans, and is headed to meet with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday night, a source with knowledge of the situation told NFL Network’s Albert Breer. Broncos...
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May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Ravens sign suspended former Bronco Ryan McBean

Ryan McBean in 2011 (Peter Aiken/Getty Images) The Denver Broncos appear set to approach 2012 with an entirely new set of defensive tackles from a year ago. 2011 starter Brodrick Bunkley is gone. 2011 starter Marcus Thomas remains unsigned and is now jersey-less. And today, one of the Broncos’ bigger rotation DT’s signed elsewhere for 2012 — even if only for ten games. Ryan...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos give away Marcus Thomas’ No. 79

Defensive tackle Marcus Thomas appears to have finished his stint with the Denver Broncos.  The team announced new jersey numbers on Monday (rookie numbers here), and Thomas’ No. 79 was assigned to defensive lineman Jeremy Beal. Jacob Tamme — No. 84 Cornelius Ingram — No. 82 Tracy Porter — No. 21 Jeremy Beal — No. 79 Sealver Siliga — No. 98 Thomas was drafted by the...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Denver Broncos Draft: Vision and Focus

Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations John Elway (middle) and second round draft picks Derek Wolfe (right) and Brock Osweiler (left) and third round pick Ronnie Hillman (second from the left) pose for the media at Broncos headquarters. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE The 2012 NFL Draft left many of us Denver Broncos fans wanting more.  To understand...
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April 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos offered Marcus Thomas one-year deal

(Image courtesy of CBS Sports) The Denver Broncos and defensive tackle Marcus Thomas have not finalized their respective plans for the 2012 season, but the two sides have been talking.  Per ESPN‘s Josina Anderson, the Broncos have offered Thomas a one-year deal. Last month, Thomas took to Twitter to inform fans that he wanted to come back to Denver, going as far as to say ...
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April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Links – 4/9/12

Win a custom commissioned sports athlete portrait – valued at $300! Top Stories Broncos’ Peyton Manning a real pro at preparation | Denver Post Peyton Manning has been the Broncos’ starting quarterback for about three weeks, and soon the rest of his teammates will learn what Brandon Stokley has known for years. Manning is no ordinary quarterback and certainly no ordinary...
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April 09, 2012  |  Discuss

More free agent signings coming in Denver?

Amobi Okoye seen during the 2011 season. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Things have slowed down in Dove Valley and it has been quiet on the free agency front, but the team may not be done bringing in players.  On Monday, Denver Broncos General Manager Brian Xanders said “we’re not done” signing free agents — yet. Since then, the team has re-signed exclusive rights...
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April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Addressing Denver’s Defensive Tackle Dilemma

A rotational defensive lineman entering his second season, Mitch Unrein recorded eight tackles last season. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) It seems like we have this conversation every off-season. “On Denver’s roster, defensive tackle seems to be a big area of need, and the Broncos seemingly have done nothing about it,” commentators frequently write, rightfully...
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March 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Thomas – Denver Broncos BT Profile

Name: Marcus Thomas Height, Weight: 6’3″, 316 Position: Defensive Tackle Age, Experience: 26, 6 College: Florida Marcus Thomas is a defensive tackle who does back flips. He’s also the only remaining player on the Denver Broncos roster from the team’s 2007 draft class, and he’s survived two scheme changes, several position changes, and five defensive...
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February 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Links – Talkin’ ’bout Willis

Eric Decker is out. It’s Matthew Willis‘ time. [Predominantly Orange] Willis suggests the Pats‘ defense is much better than its stats indicate. [Denver Post] The Broncos are emboldened by their upset last week, underdog status, and the early start against New England earlier in the season. [Yahoo! Sports] If Willis McGahee stays healthy this time, they might just pull it off...
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January 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Kindergartners and Marcus Thomas

As community service goes, Broncos defensive tackle Marcus Thomas came up with one of the better ones. Soon after he was drafted by the Broncos in 2007, Thomas was looking for a cause to give back. A former FBI agent recommended work in the National Child ID program. This protects children in case they become missing by providing the family with an ID kit that includes a picture...
Via Denver Post
January 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Marcus Thomas’ “false start dance” going viral

Marcus Thomas is a big guy who can move. Perhaps you remember seeing photos or video Thomas’ standing black flip during a training camp practice when he was a rookie in 2007? Hopefully by now you’ve seen the video of Thomas getting down after drawing a false start in Sunday’s game in Oakland. I’ve seen Thomas do this move before — it’s a variation on an individual pass...
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November 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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