Julius Thomas must come up big

Denver's TE needs to do what others haven't: find success against Seattle's D

Originally Published: January 31, 2014
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- Of all the Denver Broncos receivers who might impact Super Bowl XLVIII, tight end Julius Thomas isn't generating nearly enough attention. He's not as dynamic as Pro Bowl wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, as accomplished as slot receiver Wes Welker, or as productive as Denver's second-best wideout, Eric Decker. But anybody who's watched the Seattle Seahawks' defense understands that Thomas is facing the biggest challenge of his young career. How he handles it will go a long way ...

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