The NFL’s best outside receivers, No. 10: Demaryius Thomas, Broncos

Pre-contract extension Thomas and post-contract extension Thomas were two separate entities, the line in the sand drawn when Denver handed its 6' 3" primary receiver a $70 million deal in July 2015. Thomas struggled with drops and virtually vanished for stretches during games last season, with the Broncos’ shoddy QB play doing him no favors. He still caught 105 passes for 1,304 yards. He also has averaged 100 catches over the past four seasons, so the track record is there for him to light up the stat sheet again in 2016. Thomas should be finding the end zone quite a bit thanks to his size and his shiftiness in the open field. The latter is an underrated trait of his.

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