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Horse Tracks: Demaryius Thomas ranks 20th on NFL's top 100 players

Good Morning Broncos Country!

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We do have some Demaryius Thomas news for you this morning, but it's not the kind we are all hoping for.

NFL Network continued it's annual Top 100 players list last night, and Peyton Manning's favorite target made the list. This makes the fourth Denver Broncos player to make this list joining DeMarcus Ware, Emmanuel Sanders, and Von Miller.

Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas is coming off a very productive 2014 season. He totaled a career-high 111 receptions for a career-high 1,619 yard's, and 11 touchdowns. This is the third consecutive season where Thomas totaled 100+ catches, 1,400 yards receiving, and 10+ touchdowns.

Thomas's 2014 season put him firmly in the best receiver in the league discussion. However, a handful of experts from do not believe he's the best receiver in the NFL.

When asked to name the best receiver in the NFL a few answered Dez Bryant, a couple named Calvin Johnson, and Antonio Brown was even mention. All three are very worthy of this status, but why not mention of Thomas?

It seems like some knock Thomas because an all-time great in Peyton Manning is throwing him the ball. The only way Thomas will truely enter this discussion is if he produces post-Manning. It seems like they have forgotten how Thomas played with Tim Tebow during the second half of that magical season.

So now I'm asking you MHR, who do you think is the best wide receiver in the NFL right now??

Horse Tracks:

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Buffalo Bills sign veteran OT Wayne Hunter -
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NFL coach power rankings |
Who is your front man of choice? Eddie Vedder? David Lee Roth? Gordon Lightfoot?

OK, many of you probably haven't heard of that last guy, but most assuredly you all know the NFL's 32 front men -- that is to say, the 32 head coaches I was tasked with ranking. Speaking of Lightfoot, if you could read my mind, you'd guess No. 1. Probably not No. 3, though. The challenging part: Weighing the stacked résumés of the Tom Coughlins of the world against the promise of successful upstarts like Chip Kelly. And in the late teens/early 20s, the process became increasingly difficult.

We tried to balance "What have you done for me lately?" and career accomplishments. Feel free to share your take here: @HarrisonNFL. For comparison's sake, here is last year's ranking.

Mark Brunell: RGIII not good enough to succeed in NFL -
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Brandon Spikes pleads guilty in hit-and-run, gets probation -
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Sam Barrington: Everybody wants to crown me -
Packers linebacker Sam Barrington says everybody wants to crown him for no reason this year. Is Green Bay counting on Barrington to fix its inside linebacker corps?

Golden Tate: It's time to shake 'same old Lions' tag -
The Detroit Lions have been bad in recent history, but wide receiver Golden Tate believes the team has the character and players to change their perception and win consistently.

Urban Meyer: J.T. Barrett, Braxton Miller close to full health -
Urban Meyer said Wednesday that Ohio State quarterbacks J.T. Barrett and Braxton Miller are nearing full health.

Pittsburgh Steelers apply for right to bid on hosting 2023 Super Bowl
The Pittsburgh Steelers are looking to get into the Super Bowl hosting business.

Odell Beckham Jr. of New York Giants offered minor league baseball deal
Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. doesn't need more on his plate, but in case he's interested in playing more than one sport, he now has an offer from a minor league baseball team.

Houston Texans rookie Brandon Ivory arrested on burglary charge
Texans rookie defensive tackle Brandon Ivory was arrested on first degree burglary charges Wednesday morning and sent to the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a $120,000 bond.

Washington Redskins' name hinders D.C.'s efforts for stadium site lease
The National Park Service won't grant D.C. a new lease for the site of the Washington Redskins' old stadium in part because Interior Secretary Sally Jewell opposes the team's name.

Jim Harbaugh takes half the blame for awkward radio interview | ProFootballTalk
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Broncos Announce Partnership with Children's Colorado
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