Denver Post "An offseason with multiple wrinkles to iron out began Monday with the Broncos placing the franchise tag on Demaryius Thomas. Consider it a bargaining tactic that will pay the receiver $12.82 million for the 2015 season, while creating time to work out a longterm deal. Thomas made $3.275..." March 03
At this point, it appears Dez Bryant & Demaryius Thomas will be the only WRs franchise tags. Not Jeremy Maclin, not Randall Cobb.
Broncos will place their franchise tag of WR Demaryius Thomas before today's 4 ET deadline.
Denver Post "Three Mississippi, two Mississippi, one Mississippi ... ready or not, Demaryius Thomas, here come the Broncos. Regardless of how overpowering Thomas may be on the field, the Broncos will catch him in the game of franchise tag Monday and he will be it in a bargaining move that all but ensures..." March 02
NFL.com "Whether or not Peyton Manning returns for an 18th NFL season, the Denver Broncos have no intention of losing Demaryius Thomas to free agency. Appearing on Tuesday's edition of NFL Total Access, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported the Broncos are set to wield the franchise tag, if necessary,..." February 11
Mile High Report "Speaking to Rolling Stone magazine, the Broncos wide receiver says money "doesn't make" him and he's not worrying about the contract stuff right now. Demaryius Thomas' story is perhaps one of the most well-known of the "great stories" on the Broncos roster. But a Rolling Stone interview with..." February 09
New York Post "Jets wide receiver Eric Decker did some recruiting this week. Decker spent a few days in Arizona with Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, his former teammate and close friend. The two filmed a commercial for Courtyard by Marriott, and during some downtime, the topic of Thomas joining Decker..." January 30
Denver Post "Injuries demand attention. The focus sharpens during the final quarterpole of the season when playoff berths and seeds hang in the balance. The Broncos enter the final stretch, facing the possibility of tight end Julius Thomas missing his third consecutive game. The Broncos listed Thomas as..." December 05
Pro Football Talk "The Broncos have a couple of key pass catchers set to hit free agency in 2015 and one of them may make it easier for the team to get both players signed. Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas is closing in on his third straight season with at least 90 catches, 1,400 yards and 10 touchdowns and those..." December 05
ESPN.com "The Denver Broncos do not expect to re-sign two free-agents-to-be, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas, during the season, according to sources. Instead, Denver plans to wait until after this season to tackle a situation as challenging as the one that opposing defenses..." October 24
For clarity given old-news ESPN report: Broncos and agents for Demaryius and Julius Thomas haven't held contract negotiations since August.
Denver Post "Every amateur sports psychologist in Broncos Country wants to know: What's wrong with wide receiver Demaryius Thomas? His hands have become so unreliable that Peyton Manning might not completely trust D.T. to set the dinner table with fine china, let alone catch a crucial third-down pass. "I..." September 25
Denver Post "Broncos top receiver Demaryius Thomas will be absent from the early days of training camp so he can attend to the funeral services of the grandmother who helped raise him in Georgia. Thomas attended the Broncos’ camp-opening team meeting Wednesday evening. Former Broncos running back great..." July 24
USA Today "The Denver Broncos have made contract offers to star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas and will continue negotiating with both players after training camp opens July 24, Broncos general manager John Elway said Wednesday. "Nothing is going to get done before camp, but..." July 17
Denver Post "The fashion created confusion. Which was more impressive: the T-shirt featuring Bo Jackson or the man wearing it? "There's no one like Bo. He ran a 4.1 (40-yard)," wide receiver Demaryius Thomas said Wednesday, after the Broncos were dismissed from workouts until training camp in late July...." June 19
Denver Post "Thomas times two could mean millions by the mega. The Broncos have opened contract negotiations with the agents of wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and tight end Julius Thomas. "We've already talked to them to see if we can do something before the beginning of the year," said Broncos general..." June 10
Denver Post "Demaryius Thomas became must-see TV by gluing his eyes to the TV. His size needs no embellishment — 6-foot-3 and 227 pounds as of Thursday — but high-profile big receivers litter the NFL's landfill. Stardom for Thomas hinged on practice. When he was playing for Georgia Tech, the team passed..." May 30
NFL.com "Lost in the Denver Broncos' Super Bowl XLVIII debacle was Demaryius Thomas setting a Super Bowl record with 13 receptions. As it turns out, Thomas managed the feat while playing through a painful injury. Thomas suffered a separated shoulder early in the game, Vic Lombardi of KCNC-TV in..." February 04
New York Post "Demaryius Thomas made history Sunday night with a Super Bowl record 13 receptions for 118 yards and the Broncos lone touchdown. He won’t be celebrating the achievement, however. “Not right now, we lost,” the talented wide receiver said after his Broncos were walloped, 43-8, by the Seahawks in..." February 03
NFL.com "The Denver Broncos don't know how fortunate they are to have a top-five wide receiver alongside Eric Decker and Wes Welker. Demaryius Thomas revealed Wednesday that his NFL career was almost derailed by injuries before it ever left the station. Back when he was known as "Bay Bay" as a..." January 29
Pro Football Talk "As you might expect, Richard Sherman’s name came up at Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas‘ Media Day press conference on Tuesday. Thomas had praise for the Seahawks’ star cornerback, calling Sherman “probably the best in the game right now.” Thomas was then asked by NFL Network’s Deion..." January 28
Pro Football Talk "Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas won’t be able to bring his family with him to the Super Bowl. Thomas’s mother is currently serving a 20-year prison sentence and his grandmother is serving a life sentence, both for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute cocaine. But while they can’t be..." January 28
Pro Football Talk "Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas wants to challenge himself against the best, and that means he hopes Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman covers him in the Super Bowl. Thomas told reporters that he doesn’t know how the Seahawks’ secondary will cover the Broncos’ receivers, but if Seattle puts..." January 26
NFL.com "Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning set the NFL record for most passing yards in a season Sunday versus the Oakland Raiders. Manning surpassed Drew Brees' record of 5,476 yards set in 2011 with the New Orleans Saints. Manning broke the record at the end of the second quarter on a..." December 29