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Devin Thomas

Devin Thomas - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 221 lbs.
Birthday 11/15/1986
Birthplace Ann Arbor, MI
College Michigan State
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 3rd pick by Redskins

Bears sign WR Davis

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they have signed WR Rashied Davis to a one-year deal.

Devin Thomas announces retirement

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Bears WR Devin Thomas has told the team that he is stepping away from the game.

Bears add WR Thomas with eye to special teams

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 8:48 p.m. ET
The Bears have signed WR Devin Thomas to a one-year contract, likely looking for help on special teams.

Giants claim WR Thomas

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Giants added another wide receiver on Wednesday, claiming WR Devin Thomas off waivers one day after signing Michael Clayton.

Panthers add S Alexander, sign QB Null to practice squad

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed S Gerald Alexander on Tuesday and waived WR Devin Thomas. They also added QB Keith Null to their practice squad.

Bucs hoping to get more out of LBs Black, Hayes

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 2:29 a.m. ET
In light of their solid play last season, Tampa Bay expected to get more production out of LBs Quincy Black and Geno Hayes than it has thus far, according to NFC South Whispers.

Panthers RB Williams does not travel to St. Louis

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The Panthers will be without RB DeAngelo Williams for Sunday's game against the Rams.

Panthers sign WR Thomas

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Panthers have signed former Redskins WR Devin Thomas to assist their 31st-ranked passing attack.

Report: Redskins cut WR Thomas

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Washington has cut WR Devin Thomas, who has no catches on the season, according to an ESPN report.

Redskins place WR Kelly on I.R.

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Redskins WR Malcolm Kelly, a former second-round draft pick, was never able to get 100 percent healthy in training camp, so Washington placed him on injured reserve Tuesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 05, 2012
Thomas has abruptly retired.||||||| Thomas left the Chicago Bears on Sunday and later announced his retirement. The former Washington Redskins and New York Giants player offered no immediate explanation, saying on Twitter, "I have decided to retire from the NFL." A 2008 second-round draft pick by the Washington Redskins, he was cut in 2010 and made three catches last season with the Giants. He had 43 career receptions for 482 yards and three touchdowns and averaged 24.1 yards per kick return.
Posted Nov. 24, 2010
The New York Giants have been awarded receiver Devin Thomas on waivers from the Carolina Panthers.||||||| A former second-round draft pick of the Washington Redskins, Thomas is the second receiver signed by the Giants this week. They signed former Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver Michael Clayton on Tuesday, a day after leading receiver Hakeem Nicks had an emergency procedure to relieve pressure in his right leg. Thomas appeared in five games with Washington and Carolina this season and did not have a catch. He returned 15 kickoffs with a 26.6-yard average.
Posted Oct. 11, 2010
Carolina has made another attempt to boost the NFL's worst offense by claiming Thomas off waivers from Washington. Washington waived him on Saturday.||||||| Thomas did not catch a pass with Washington this season and has no immediate fantasy impact.
Posted Oct. 09, 2010
The Washington Redskins on Saturday released Thomas, a 2008 second-round draft pick who failed to impress new coach Mike Shanahan.||||||| Thomas was one of three pass-catchers taken in the second round two years ago in what has turned out to be an extremely disappointing draft by then-front office head Vinny Cerrato. Thomas had trouble running routes correctly and was dogged by questions about work ethic, receiver Malcolm Kelly hasn't been able to stay healthy and is on injured reserve, and tight end Fred Davis is stuck behind Chris Cooley.
Posted July 24, 2008
Thomas, the Redskins' top draft pick, has been carted away from practice after pulling his right hamstring at training camp. Coach Jim Zorn says the team doesn't immediately know the extent of the injury.||||||| Thomas was hurt Thursday while reaching over his head to catch a pass from quarterback Jason Campbell during 11-on-11 drills. Thomas was drafted in the second round, 34th overall, and signed a $4.83 million, four-year contract last week.

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