Hopes Are High for Denver Broncos as Rookie Demaryius Thomas Hits the Field

June 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It took a bit of time for him to recover from the fractured bone in his foot, but the Denver Broncos' first overall pick, Demaryius Thomas, has finally started practicing with the team.
For fans, hopes and expectations couldn't be higher.
There has been a lot of hype surrounding the young wide receiver in Denver, who appears set to inherit the throne of the recently-departed malcontent, Brandon Marshall.
As the first wide receiver selected in April's NFL draft, and a major player from a highly respected college program, fans have a right to expect a lot.
Josh McDaniels went as far as to describe him as the receiver "most similar to" Brandon Marshall back around draft time. Obviously, he has a long way to go before he earns that comparison, but all signs point to him getting there.
Most NFL teams spend their first round draft picks on players who can make an immediate impact, and with McDaniels trading up into the tail end of the first round to draft Tim Tebow a...

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