Broncos Julius Thomas listed as ‘day to day’

November 17, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas (80) is looked at by medical staff after an injury during the third quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos defeated the Chiefs 27-17. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

On a play that had both Denver Broncos fans and countless Fantasy Football owners holding their breath, tight end Julius Thomas suffered an awkward hit that had his and leg and knee go straight up before he went to the ground.  Thomas was able to walk off of the field under his own power without too much issue but it was still concerning.  The Broncos have given everyone reason to breath a sigh of relief as the injury suffered was just called a sprain and Thomas is listed as day to day.

Hyperextending a knee like that cannot feel good, but it could have been much worse.  Thomas has been integral to the Broncos passing attack this season and gives them size in the middle of the field that helps to draw attention away from players like DeMaryius Thomas, Wes Welker and Eric Decker.

The Broncos can certainly survive without Thomas as they are 9-1, but they are significantly more dangerous when he is out there and available.  To this point, Thomas is leading the team with 10 touchdown receptions out of his 45 receptions for 590 yards.  The Broncos would definitely like to have him as they prepare to play on the road in Foxboro against the New England Patriots this week before going to Arrowhead to play the Chiefs again.

Topics: Denver Broncos, Julius Thomas

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  • bk

    Maybe the ref’s should protect him like they do Miss Manning..

    • DXW

      Awww, cry much?

      • bk

        Not much, not as much as Miss Mannig if she ever took a shot… He/She is Goodell’s biotch… Thanks Daddy for having your ref’s protect me again… wimpy as can be a Denver Fairy…

        • DXW

          Yeah, if there’s one thing Manning is known for, it’s for being a wimp. HA!

          Look, I know you’re hurting. The Chiefs were exposed in front of the nation and now everyone sees them for what they are, which is a fluke team that won a lot of games against 3rd string QB’s playing on bad teams. No one outside of KC was really surprised to see them crumble against the first real team they faced all year, so there’s no reason to lash out like you are. Of course KC lost. You didn’t actually think that defense stood a chance against Manning, did you? Hell, the Jags were more of a challenge than KC.

          Your behavior makes you look like a sore loser.

          The Chiefs were toyed with and then sent packing by a better team.

          Manning barely broke a sweat.

  • bk

    I see the druggie MLB is back… may need a few more shots in the rear to get him up to speed though….better living through chemistry… and cheating the tests…

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