Thomas left the Broncos' Week 8 contest with Washington due to an ankle injury, so the Broncos' bye comes at just the right time. He has emerged as one of the league's top five tight ends due to his ability to capitalize on his red zone targets.
Peyton Manning has relied heavily on Thomas this season, and he has 39 receptions, 451 yards and eight touchdowns on the season. X-rays were negative on his ankle and he will seek to get healthy during his off week so that he can suit up in Week 10 against San Diego.
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