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Thomas (ankle) is a true game-time decision for Sunday's contest against the Dolphins, with the tight end telling Ian Rapoport of NFL.com that even he doesn't know if he's going to play.
Thomas suffered the injury last Sunday against the Rams and he was unable to practice at all this week. If he is unable to play, Jacob Tamme figures to get a majority of the snaps in his place.
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Thomas (left ankle sprain) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, ESPN's Jeff Legwold reports.
Per the Denver Post, Thomas figures to be a game-day decision for Sunday's game, with Andrew Mason of denverbroncos.com relaying that the team lists the tight end, who was on the field some Friday, as a non-participant at practice. At this stage, Thomas is looking iffy for Sunday's 4:25 ET game, though those inclined to wait things out on his status will need to line up a contingency plan involving a tight end who does not play during the early wave of Week 12 contests.
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Thomas (left ankle sprain) did not practice again Thursday, ESPN's Jeff Legwold reports.
Per the report, Thomas stretched with team Thursday, but at this stage what the tight end is able to do at Friday's practice figures to be pivotal with regard to his status for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, a 4:25 ET kickoff.
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Thomas (left ankle sprain) did not practice Wednesday, ESPN's Jeff Legwold reports.
Thomas, whose ankle was wrapped Wednesday, is thus day-to-day as Sunday's game against the Dolphins approaches. We'll revisit the tight end's status no later than Thursday's practice.
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The initial diagnosis on the ankle injury Thomas suffered Sunday is that the issue is not as bad as initially feared, the Denver Post reports.
While that sounds promising, the report suggests that it might be difficult for Thomas to play Sunday against the Dolphins, but for now, the tight end is considered day-to-day in advance of the Broncos' practice week.
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Thomas will undergo an MRI on Monday after X-rays taken after Sunday's game against the Rams on his injured ankle came back negative, the Denver Post reports.
Thomas suffered the injury on the Broncos' opening drive, and while he was unable to return to the game, ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the team does not believe it to be a high ankle sprain, which could have sidelined Thomas for a number of weeks.
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Thomas has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Rams due to an ankle injury, according to Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com.
Thomas suffered the injury in the first half after catching two passes for three yards, and while he was initially questionable to return, he was ruled out midway through the third quarter. It's a tough blow to the Broncos, who also lost Montee Ball to a groin injury, while Emmanuel Sanders was being evaluated for a concussion. Jacob Tamme will likely step into Thomas' role as the pass-catching tight end.
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Thomas left Sunday's game against the Rams with an ankle injury, ESPN's Jeff Legwold reports.
Thomas, whose return to the game is questionable, caught two passes for three yards prior to his exit from Sunday's contest.
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Thomas had six catches on seven targets for 63 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against the Raiders.
Despite catching a touchdown pass last Sunday against the Patriots, Thomas had been limited in the last three games, catching just eight passes for 83 yards. However, he broke out in a solid way Sunday, catching six passes for the first time since Week 5. He now has a league-leading 12 touchdowns on the season, matching his total from last year.
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Thomas has been used in the backfield for pass protection over the last three weeks, as running back Ronnie Hillman continues to struggle against oncoming blitzes, which has limited him in the passing game, the Denver Post reports.
Thomas has caught only eight passes on 14 targets for 83 yards and one touchdown over the last three weeks, which was preceded by nine touchdowns in the first five games of the season. With Montee Ball (groin) questionable for Sunday's game against the Raiders, Hillman is likely to get another start, which could further limit Thomas on pass plays if he's needed as another blocker.