2015 NFL Free Agency: Top 5 Landing Spots For Julius Thomas
The tight end position in the NFL is en vogue again. Thanks to the play of Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham and former great Tony Gonzalez before he retired, some offenses got through the tight end in the passing game more so than the wide out. It may sound a bit presumptuous, but next to quarterback, the tight end may be the most important part of an NFL offense.
And for a player like Julius Thomas, who could be looked at much like Graham as a hybrid type of player, it means this free agency period could be very lucrative. Thomas has thrived in Denver as the safety value for Peyton Manning in a full-throttle attack. When he tests the open market, there will be plenty of teams ready to knock on his door.
Here is a look at five teams who should make signing him a priority this offseason.