As expected, the knee injury was only a minor hiccup and Thomas was able to return to practice Sunday after sitting out the day before. Thomas is considered the Jaguars' top TE option and should be back with the first team offense Sunday, barring any setbacks.
Thomas appears to be dealing with a minor knee issue, while he should be able to return sooner rather than later. Depth options at tight end Nic Jacobs and Ben Koyack could see additional reps in practice with Thomas sidelined.
Aside from the fact that he continues to contend with lingering pain in his surgically repaired right hand, Thomas brushed off the left ankle injury that forced him from the practice field Tuesday. With a full allotment of snaps behind him, he'll resume his standing as the Jaguars' top TE option.
Thomas missed the start of last season after fracturing a bone in the back of his hand during the preseason, and while he returned in Week 5 and finished with 46 catches for 455 yards and five touchdowns, he never quite returned to 100 percent health. "I don't know if everything always goes back [to the way it was before the injury]," Thomas said Saturday. "I've learned how to do everything I need to do." Thomas said the discomfort won't impact the way he plays, but it's something to keep an eye on as the 2016 season fast approaches. Thomas, who is off to a strong start in camp, did not finish practice Tuesday and was observed on the sideline with trainers taking a look at his left foot.
Thomas underwent surgery on his finger after suffering an injury during the preseason, which kept him out of the
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