Demaryius Thomas Quickly Making Up For Slow Start

November 14, 2014 4:04 PM

Demaryius Thomas Quickly Making Up For Slow Start
" ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Demaryius Thomas has shaken his early season slump the way he usually evades tacklers and gathers speed on his way upfield.

Ever since a distressing September slide in which he had just one TD catch to go with four drops, the Denver Broncos star has been an absolute blur.

Over the past six weeks, he’s become just the ninth player in NFL history to post six straight 100-yard games.

He’s averaged 143.8 yards per game on his way to challenging fellow Georgia Tech alum Calvin “Megatron” Johnson as the league’s premier supersized receiver.

After catching 250 extra balls upon his return from Denver’s bye week, Thomas has held onto the passes that were inexplicably skipping off his hands the first few weeks.

“I just think if I get the ball in my hands, I can do that about every week,” Thomas said of his new 100-yard habit.

Thomas acknowledged he has his eyes not just on Peyton Manning’s throws, but on Johnson’s record of eight straight 100-yard games set in 2012 "

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