Expectations for Julius Thomas in opener 

September, 5, 2013
9/05/13
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A couple of weeks ago, we discussed the outlook for tight end Julius Thomas and how the Denver Broncos would like to see him step up and seize a key role in their offense, specifically as the tight end in three-wide sets and in the red zone. A few days later, Thomas was atop their depth chart, where he remains entering tonight's NFL season opener against the Baltimore Ravens.