Friday, October 21, 2016, 6:26pm
Jaguars TE Julius Thomas (ankle, questionable) took limited practice reps again Friday and is questionable for Week 7. OC Greg Olson said this week that he wants to get Thomas more involved in the offense. The Jaguars play early on Sunday.
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:10pm
Jaguars TE Julius Thomas (ankle) was added to the injury report Thursday after taking limited practice reps. This is a downgrade, though it comes on the heels of OC Greg Olson saying that he wants to get Thomas more involved in the offense.
Friday, October 14, 2016, 6:25pm
Thursday, October 13, 2016, 7:01pm
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 6:42pm
TE Julius Thomas continues to rehab from his left elbow ligament sprain and is expected to return for Chicago Week 6.
The Jags have a bye in Week 5 and thought is the extra week off for Thomas will do him well after missing Week 4 in London.
Friday, September 30, 2016, 8:26pm
Jaguars TE Julius Thomas (elbow, questionable) returned to take limited reps Friday after missing practice earlier in the week and is questionable for Week 4. This is a new injury for Thomas, but he seemingly played through it last week, so we expect him to suit up in London. However, Gus Bradley said that he’s a game-time decision. Set those alarm clocks.
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:45pm
Jaguars TE Julius Thomas (elbow) missed practice again Thursday. This is a new injury for Thomas, but he seemingly played through it last week, so we expect him to suit up in London. However, Gus Bradley said that he’s a game-time decision.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 6:34pm
Friday, September 16, 2016, 6:38pm
Thursday, September 15, 2016, 6:05pm
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 8:02pm
"Really, anywhere on the field he’s a matchup nightmare," Bortles said. "So I think there’ll definitely be stuff that we have for him [in] really every single category: third down, red zone, base, all that. There’ll be plays where we’re trying to get him the ball and get him involved because he’s an extremely good player and a playmaker."
Thomas missed the first month of the season with a hand injury, but returned in Week 5 to post #11 TE numbers (PPR) the rest of the way. He has missed seven games over the past two seasons due to injury. He has reportedly had a great offseason and has spent extra time in the film room with Bortles in the hopes of building better chemistry. He had a quiet preseason, but we're expecting good numbers in 2016.
Adam Gase brings with him an offensive system that combines elements of his various stops in the NFL, but one constant: Over the past few years, he always had a tight end to count on.
Whether it was the Pro Bowl tight end Julius Thomas in Denver or a two-headed attack in Chicago, Gase has moved players around like chess pieces, always managing to find mismatches that benefited tight ends.
The struggles the Dolphins have had in incorporating tight ends in their passing game this preseason have been on display for all to see and dissect ad nauseam. What hasn’t been in the public’s sights: how Gase has focused on getting more out of Jordan Cameron as a receiving tight end.
“I’m starting to get a good feel for what he likes,” Gase said Tuesday. “I’ve had a lot of conversations with him over the last couple of weeks as far as, ‘What do we need to do different that I can get you a little bit in a rhythm?’ I feel like we’re kind of starting to hit some of those things.”
Gase said TEs need to be make more of an impact in the passing game as well as blocking. It’s not all on Cameron. Together with No. 2 tight end Dion Sims, they have managed just six receptions for 34 yards this preseason, with drops earning more attention than catches, the story said.
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