Thomas underwent surgery on his finger after suffering an injury during the preseason, which kept him out of the
Julius Thomas (arm) is questionable to return Sunday against the Texans.
Thomas was unable to catch any of his four pass targets before exiting the game. In his absence, Marcedes Lewis is likely to see an increase in snaps.
Julius Thomas was held to two catches on two targets for 12 yards in Sunday's loss to the Saints.
Thomas had taken on a larger role in the passing game over previous weeks, catching at least five passes in four of his last five contests, but that was not the case Sunday, as Blake Bortles leaned more heavily on the trio of Allen Hurns, Denard Robinson and Allen Robinson, who combined for 26 targets of the team's 35 targets. The 6-5 Thomas remains a dangerous red zone weapon, but he has only five touchdown receptions on the year after registering 12 touchdowns in each of the previous two seasons.
Julius Thomas caught six of nine targets for a team-high 79 receiving yards in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.
The big tight end has developed a nice rapport with Blake Bortles since missing the first portion of the season, with at least 79 yards or a touchdown in each of the last five games. Thomas failed to score for the first time in that span, and should remain a popular target for Bortles, especially in the red zone. He is primed for another strong showing versus the Saints next week.
Julius Thomas caught five passes on seven targets -- both team-highs -- for 54 yards and a touchdown Sunday against the Colts.
Thomas missed the first four games of the season due to injury, but he's developed excellent chemistry with quarterback Blake Bortles, as the two have hooked up for a touchdown in four straight games. Thomas isn't likely to be a huge source of yards, but the touchdowns certainly make him an intriguing fantasy option in Week 15 against the Falcons.
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