Originally Posted by Drunken.Broncoholic
Because one of them didnt swing and miss 2 straight years. Pretty simple.
You do know he was injured until the second half of last season and had near zero practice time to develop. He did not "swing & miss" he got injured.
2. Julius Thomas with first-team offense. A former basketball player at Portland State, Thomas received some "next Antonio Gates" hype during his 2011 rookie season. Just as quickly, he suffered the high-ankle sprain from Hades.
Thomas finally was healthy in the second half of last season and though he wasn't seen on the game-day roster, he started impressing coaches in practice.
His opportunity came this spring. The potential of adding a tight end freak to Demaryius Thomas, Wes Welker and Eric Decker would give quarterback Peyton Manning arguably the most lethal reception group of his career.
"This was just the start," Thomas said. "I have to approach the next five weeks with a relentless attitude. And then I need the same thing once training camp starts and then in the games. By no means do I think I've accomplished anything so far."
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