Denver Broncos tight end Owen Daniels spoke with Eric Goodman of The Afternoon Drive immediately after Sunday's loss and talked about missed opportunities. I found his take on Denver's drops a bit interesting. Note that the question asked (around the 6-minute mark) didn't mention Demaryius Thomas by name, but it was D.T. who got mentioned in Daniels' response.
"Oh man. I think it's just one of those things, you know, where, in my experience with it, the ball's in your lap, if it happens to be a drop you're just trying to do too much with it. You're kind of pressing a little bit, and not focusing on just catching it."
"Those things happen," Daniels continued. "It doesn't matter who you are. A rookie, a great Pro Bowl player, it can happen to anybody. I know D.T.'s going to be back; he's going to bounce back next week. It happens to the best of 'em."
Here's the thing - this is happening to D.T. way too much. Thomas is now tied for the NFL lead in drops.
It's about time Thomas and Broncos coaches shake up Thomas' preparation: make sure he's catching more footballs in practice and focusing on securing the ball before making a play. Because if D.T. is preparing the same way he did for the Patriots game, and the same way he did for the Raiders game - well, Albert Einstein's got an interesting word for you.