Broncos sign fourth-round pick Thomas Print
Written by Admin   
Wednesday, 11 July 2007 09:14
NFL Headline News

 DENVER (AP) -The Denver Broncos signed fourth-round draft pick Marcus Thomas on Wednesday to a deal that will pay him $3 million over four years.
The defensive tackle who had 14 sacks in 41 games for the University of Florida likely would have been selected much higher than 121st in the NFL draft in April were it not for the trouble he got into last year.
Thomas was suspended from the national champion Gators last season by coach Urban Meyer after failing two marijuana tests. He was reinstated but then kicked off the squad permanently in early November for violating curfew and drug rehab class provisions of a contract he signed to remain with the team.
``Marcus was hands down the best football player on our national championship team. He's definitely a top-10 pick in my eyes,'' said defensive end Jarvis Moss of Florida, whom the Broncos selected with the 17th overall pick in this year's draft.
The Dallas Cowboys had their eyes on Thomas when the Broncos moved up in the draft to select him, sending Minnesota their sixth- and seventh-round selections along with a third-rounder in 2008 to pick a player that coach Mike Shanahan agreed had first-round potential.
Thomas, 6-foot-3 and 296 pounds, has said he appreciates the Broncos giving him a second chance and will repay them by staying clean. On the day he was drafted, he said, ``I feel like I'm already on 2.9 strikes. Anything else I'm out.''
``I'm going to make a good story out of it. Happily ever after - that's what I'm going to try to do; (make a) Cinderella story out of it,'' he said.
 

NFL Team Pages

Top NFL Public Bets

#1 271 Indianapolis Colts 87%
#2 271 Indianapolis Colts 87%
#3 265 Houston Texans 82%
#4 265 Houston Texans 82%
#5 263 Miami Dolphins 79%
#6 263 Miami Dolphins 79%
#7 259 Seattle Seahawks 74%
#8 259 Seattle Seahawks 74%
#9 275 Green Bay Packers 71%
#10 275 Green Bay Packers 71%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

NFL Futures

NFL TEAM CONFERENCE ODDS CURRENT
DENVER BRONCOS 3/2
GREEN BAY PACKERS 3/1
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 4/1
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 5/1
DALLAS COWBOYS 5/1
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 11/2
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS 6/1
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS 7/1
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 8/1
ARIZONA CARDINALS 9/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com