Demaryius Thomas Injury: Updates on Broncos WR's Knee

Patrick ClarkeCorrespondent INovember 11, 2012

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 15:  Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos warms up before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on October 15, 2012 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was forced out of Sunday's Week 10 matchup with the Carolina Panthers after suffering a right knee injury in the first half according to CBS Sports' Will Brinson via Twitter:

DeMaryius Thomas grabbing his right knee. Yikes.

— Will Brinson (@willbrinson) November 11, 2012


UPDATE: Sunday, November 11 at 2:53 p.m. ET by Patrick Clarke

Demaryius Thomas is back on the field for the Denver Broncos according to's Gregg Rosenthal via Twitter:

Demaryius Thomas is back in

— gregg rosenthal (@greggrosenthal) November 11, 2012 editor Gray Caldwell confirmed that there is no major injury to Thomas via Twitter:

From Broncos PR: No injury to Demaryius Thomas.

— Gray Caldwell (@GrayCaldwell) November 11, 2012


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Thomas had to be helped off the field in the waning moments of the second quarter.

Thomas was targeted six times by Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning in the first half, recording five receptions for 58 yards before going down clinching his knee.

This injury is terrible news for lots of fantasy owners as Thomas is in the midst of a career year. He has 50 receptions for more than 800 yards and four touchdowns in 2012 and was Denver's leading receiver by yardage through the first nine weeks of the season. 

Keep it right here for more information on the status of Demaryius Thomas' knee as it becomes available.


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