The Denver Broncos are hurting at wide receiver, but they knew that Demaryius Thomas would be out for the first several weeks of the season. While Thomas returned to practice earlier than expected, he was going to take it slow in coming back. As it turned out, recovering from his torn Achilles wasn't the only thing holding him back. He broke his pinky finger during practice during the first week of the regular season.
He will miss at least the next two weeks, tweets Lindsay Jones of the Denver Post, following Wednesday surgery on his finger. While the Broncos shouldn't rush him back into action, Thomas needs to show that he isn't another wasted draft pick by Josh McDaniels. And with Eddie Royal continually injury-prone, Thomas would certainly become more involved in the offense. Yet, Thomas would also need to overcome Eric Decker, and by the time Thomas is ready to step on the field it may be too late for him to do anything significant this season.
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