In exchange for the contract-year wideout, Denver received a fourth-round pick and will swap their seventh-rounder for Houston's. Assistant coach Wes Welker is a former teammate of Thomas, and the entire Sports Performance staff, led by Senior Director Luke Richesson, were all in Denver before moving to Houston this past offseason.
The move aids the Broncos on two levels. This idea of NFL teams entertaining and making trades at deadline time in the volume that they did this season is something that had normally been reserved for the NBA and MLB. This year, with Case Keenum struggling at quarterback, he's brought in just 36 passes for 402 yards.
However, Keenum never clicked with his teammates and has been largely disappointing, already throwing three more interceptions this season than he threw all of a year ago. We saw it in his first six starts last season and we've started to see it more consistently during this five game winning streak - Deshaun Watson routinely raises the level of play of every position group on the offensive side of the ball.
Trading Thomas may not be a death knell to the Broncos' already underwhelming season, but it does indicate that the organization is thinking that the season may be over.
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In addition to the 2019 NFL Draft capital, the Broncos also receive significant relief on their 2018 and 2019 salary cap.
Emmanuel Sanders, who is enjoying a career year, now holds the role as the team's unquestioned number-one wide receiver.
There's no doubt that the 6-foot-3 Thomas, who departs Denver with 36 grabs (on 56 targets) for 402 yards and three scores, would have provided Tom Brady another receiver with size and experience, which would have been more than welcomed with the seemingly-constant uncertainty of Josh Gordon's National Football League career. "Sutton and Thomas are both 6'3", further proving that Sutton may be Thomas 2.0.