Courtney Krauss / Sports Illustrated Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas in August 2011. Thomas, 26, is second in team history in receptions (621) and third in receiving yards (8,669). He will be inducted into the Broncos’ Ring of Fame in 2020.
Patrick Scales / Sports Illustrated Broncos tight end Demaryius Thomas watches a drill during organized team activities on May 13, 2015.
Corey Sapp / AP Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas runs up the field during practice on June 14, 2012. Thomas won the 2009 and 2011 AFC Offensive Player of the Year awards and was the AFC’s All-Pro in 2011.
Daniel Zuchnik / Getty Images Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas in August 2015. Thomas just capped an offseason in which he visited ESPN headquarters to discuss his career and the state of the league.
Michael Reaves / Getty Images Demaryius Thomas celebrates his second touchdown in the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots during an NFL preseason game on August 12, 2015.
Nick Wass / AP Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas makes a catch against Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson in the fourth quarter at Mile High Stadium on October 31, 2014.
Daniel Zuchnik / Getty Images Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas runs with the ball against the Indianapolis Colts during a Thursday Night Football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Oct. 3, 2013.
The Associated Press Peyton Manning looks to pass against the New England Patriots in the third quarter of an NFL game on Nov. 24, 2016.
Joe Mahoney / AP Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas warms up before an NFL game against the New York Jets on Dec. 22, 2015.
Marcus Smith / AP Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, right, scores a touchdown as Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones defends during the second half of an NFL game on Dec. 21, 2014.