Thomas was tagged by the team, keeping him off the free agent market, and he's in the process of negotiating a long-term contract with the Broncos. He intends to work out on his own until the deal is done.
Manning spent the week throwing to Broncos pass catchers
Manning poked fun at Thomas by photoshopping him into a group picture, taken at Duke after a workout.
Free agent tight end
Green will get a three-year deal, worth $8.4 million with $4.2 million guaranteed.
In 13 games last season, Green, 26, caught six passes for 74 yards and a touchdown.
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The 26-year-old was drafted by the Broncos in the seventh-round of the 2011 draft. His career stats include 23 receptions for 206 yards with one touchdown.
Green and his agent are weighing options from six-to-eight teams that are considered contenders for his services. Up to 13 teams have reached out to his representation to inquire about him.
"The Broncos have talked to me. They didn't tell me what my role would be, but they made it clear how valuable I was to them," Green told the newspaper, "I love playing in Denver, and I love the fans. But I can't make the decision just based on that. I appreciate the offer, but I don't want to react too quickly until I know how other teams see me."
Green only caught six passes for 74 yards and one touchdown but is known as one of the NFL's top blocking tight ends.
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