Login  |   Register
On Now
Coming Up
  • Mon., Oct. 24, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM MDT GAMEDAY: Texans vs. Broncos
    Texans vs. Broncos
    Monday, October 24 • 6:30PM MDT • ESPN
    Week 7 • NFL Homecoming • Ring of Fame Ceremony • presented by Bud Light

  • Sun., Oct. 30, 2016 2:05 PM - 5:00 PM MDT GAMEDAY: Chargers vs. Broncos
    Chargers vs. Broncos
    Sunday, October 30 • 2:05PM MDT • CBS
    Week 8 • Halloween Extravaganza • presented by Nationwide

  • Tue., Nov. 01, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM MDT Drive for Life Drive for Life
    Date: Tuesday 11/1, 8 am – 5 pm
    Location: Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    Description: 19th annual community blood drive in partnership with Bonfils Blood Center. Appointments are not needed, for more information please visit: www.bonfils.org
  • Sun., Nov. 06, 2016 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM MST GAMEDAY: Broncos at Raiders
    Broncos at Raiders
    Sunday, November 6 • 6:30PM MST • NBC
    Week 9

  • Sun., Nov. 13, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM MST GAMEDAY: Broncos at Saints
    Broncos at Saints
    Sunday, November 13 • 11AM MDT • CBS
    Week 10

  • Tue., Nov. 22, 2016 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM MST Denver Rescue Mission Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution Denver Rescue Mission Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution
    Date: Tuesday 11/22 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    Location: Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    Description: The Denver Rescue Mission will distribute Thanksgiving food boxes and turkeys to families who have pre-registered with them. Broncos Country is encouraged to donate a vehicle to the Denver Rescue Mission: https://www.denverrescuemission.org/vehicle.
  • Sun., Nov. 27, 2016 2:25 PM - 5:30 PM MST GAMEDAY: Chiefs vs. Broncos
    Chiefs vs. Broncos
    Sunday, November 27 • 2:25PM MST • CBS
    Week 12 • Salute to Service • presented by USAA

  • Sun., Dec. 04, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM MST GAMEDAY: Broncos at Jaguars
    Broncos at Jaguars
    Sunday, December 4 • 11AM MST • CBS
    Week 13

  • Sun., Dec. 11, 2016 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM MST GAMEDAY: Broncos at Titans
    Broncos at Titans
    Sunday, December 11 • 11AM MST • CBS
    Week 14

  • Sun., Dec. 18, 2016 2:25 PM - 5:30 PM MST GAMEDAY: Patriots vs. Broncos
    Patriots vs. Broncos
    Sunday, December 18 • 2:25PM MST • CBS
    Week 15 • Man of the Year • presented by Verizon


No Hiding For Julius Thomas

Posted Sep 11, 2013

After a two-touchdown game in Week 1, TE Julius Thomas is looking forward to see how he'll be defended.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Having a two-touchdown, 100-yard game as a tight end doesn’t go unnoticed, especially when it comes during primetime – in the first game of the season.

Even among three receivers who each had more than 1,000 yards in 2012, there will be no hiding for Julius Thomas

That’s something new to the 6-foot-5 tight end, as he just played in nine games over his first two seasons in the NFL. Now, he’s interested in seeing how his performance last Thursday night affects the kind of coverage he’ll face.

“I’m anxious to find out,” Thomas said. “They didn’t send us over their plans so we don’t really know. But I’m excited to see what kind of looks we’ll get defensively and we’ll go from there accordingly.”

Quarterback Peyton Manning knows that other teams will take note of how Thomas performed in the season opener, but said he wasn’t sure how they would react.

“It would be an interesting question. I am not sure how they will answer it, or if they will, but it will be interesting to see how teams play Julius (Thomas) all season,” Manning said after Thursday night's win.

“He is a big guy, he definitely will make teams have a conversation, and that is what you want. You want guys that make teams have a discussion.”

Thomas noted that Cowboys tight end Jason Witten had a good game against the Giants in Week 1 but he said he didn’t “know if that’s going to translate to me.” He also said that he knows sharing the ball week-to-week comes with the territory of playing with the caliber of wide receivers that the Broncos have.

But seeing as other teams will have an eye on him from now on, that’s probably an advantage – for both Thomas and the Broncos offense as a whole.

“I might get a little bit more attention from the defensive staff in preparation this week, but we have a lot of great players and there are a lot of other people to focus on, too,” Thomas said. “I feel that I can make plays when they come my way and that’s what I’ll be looking to do come Sunday.”

Facebook Comments

Let us know your thoughts. Comment below through Facebook, AOL, Hotmail or Yahoo accounts.