By Sayre Bedinger
Former Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas landed a solid free agent contract with the New England Patriots.
Demaryius Thomas was drafted by the Denver Broncos in 2010 and helped the team that drafted him win two AFC Championships against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.
The Broncos almost traded Thomas to New England last year but ultimately agreed to trade him to the Houston Texans for a fourth-round draft pick in 2019.
Thomas played seven games with the Texans, who hoped he would become a key piece for a potential Super Bowl run. That didn’t happen as Thomas tore his Achilles in December and the Texans were without him for their playoff run.
Fortunately, that didn’t prevent the 2010 first-round pick from signing a free agent contract. Unfortunately (for Broncos fans) we will have to see Thomas donning the Patriots red and blue after all.
I thought reading this headline would hurt quite a bit more than it does, in all honesty.
Thomas was drafted in 2010 by the Broncos, who were being run at the time by Josh McDaniels. McDaniels is obviously now the offensive coordinator in New England, and this is the third prominent member of the 2010 draft class in Denver he’s given a shot with the...