Demaryius Thomas
Demaryius Thomas

Demaryius Thomas

Denver Broncos
Note from FantasyPros Staff
Fri, Jul 1st 2:46pm EDT
Everyone seems to be under the impression that Demaryius took a major step backwards last season. His 105 receptions were higher than his previous three season's average with the good Peyton at the helm, and his receiving yards weren't far behind. It isn't easy to believe, but whoever ends up starting for the Broncos this season will be better than what we got out of Peyton last season, and DT's TD rate is bound to leap back up, so a late third round price tag is virtually theft.

Demaryius Thomas was targeted early and often in the Broncos' third preseason game on Saturday night, ending up with four catches on eight targets for 63 yards, including an impressive one-handed grab in tight coverage in the second quarter.

Fantasy Impact: Thomas played the entire first half with second-year signal caller Trevor Siemian, and the two seem to have developed some good chemistry already. He was up to his old tricks, leading the team in targets and yards after catch. Thomas is very likely to lead the Broncos in all receiving categories this season and presents a nice combination of safety and upside at his current third-round ADP.

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WalterFootball | Aug 26th
Thomas had a poor 2015, but still finished 13th in fantasy for wide receivers. I see a similar year for him in 2016 with upside for more if he can cut down on the drops. We aren't sure who will be Denver's quarterback yet, but a severely limited Peyton Manning and a not-all-that-accurate Brock Osweiler gave Thomas enough to be a decent fantasy contributor, so I think whoever starts could do the same
Fantasy Football Empire | Aug 21st
In 2015, Demaryius Thomas finished 7th in receiving yards with 1,304, but only 6 TDs. I don't see how his numbers increase with Mark Sanchez this season. Denver also wants to run the ball more in 2016 under a Gary Kubiak offense. Denver QB Mark Sanchez already has 3 turnovers through the first 2 pre-season games. I see the poor QB play in Denver this season as limiting the fantasy value of Demaryius Thomas.
The NY Times | Aug 11th
Manning's departure and run first offense somewhat concerning.
Yahoo! Sports | Jul 18th
Absolutely love the player, absolutely hate his QB situation - like last season, volume should be sizeable, but TDs likely tough to come by
Breaking Football | Jul 15th
The 2016 fantasy football season is just around the corner, which means draft season is even closer. With the increased value in wide receivers, it’s…
Dynasty Football Warehouse | Jul 8th
I am staying away from Denver WRs. I believe they rely on the running game.
Fantasy Football Maniax | Jun 15th
A lot of people felt Thomas was disappointing in 2015, but he still had 105 receptions for 1,304 yards and six touchdowns. He has to be happy that the Broncos drafted QB Paxton Lynch, but expect a learning curve and not a huge season for Thomas.