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Demaryius Thomas ranks third in the NFL catching contested passes

According to Pro Football Focus, there were few better at catching a contested throw than Demaryius Thomas in 2017.

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According to Pro Football Focus, Demaryius Thomas ranked third in the NFL at catching contested passes in 2017. Considering how poorly the quarterback position played for the Denver Broncos last season, Thomas would need to catch a lot of contested passes to get the stats he got.

And yet, I guarantee you someone will read this headline and comment here or on Facebook or on Twitter to trash him for drops. Fact is, DT is an elite wide receiver. He isn’t perfect, but the Denver Broncos wouldn’t easily find a guy with his kind of talent.

Haters can continue to hate, but the Broncos are a better team with Thomas running routes outside. How about we focus on getting DT some arm talent at the quarterback position?

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