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55 J.T. Thomas OLB

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November 28, 2017 07:44 PM
J.T. Thomas: Waived by Giants
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (groin) was waived with an injury settlement, per the NFL media site's transaction log.

Thomas was placed on injured reserve in late September due to a groin injury. The linebacker now has a chance to sign on with another team, but that is highly unlikely unless he has recovered from his injury.

September 28, 2017 10:56 PM
Giants' J.T. Thomas: Moved to injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (groin) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Michael Eisen of the Giants' official site reports.

This is the second consecutive season Thomas has found himself on injured reserve. He tore his ACL in the season opener in 2016. Deontae Skinner was promoted to the Giants active roster to fill Thomas' role as a reserve option at linebacker.

September 22, 2017 12:00 PM
Giants' J.T. Thomas: Sitting out Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (groin) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Eagles, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

Thomas suffered some sort of groin injury this past Monday against the Lions. His absence should open up more snaps for Keenan Robinson and Curtis Grant.

September 18, 2017 10:28 PM
Giants' J.T. Thomas: Ruled out for remainder of Monday's contest
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas is out for the remainder of Monday's game with a groin injury, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

The Giants came into the contest thinner than usual at linebacker so the team will have to reach deep into the roster to find a replacement. From the looks of it, Curtis Grant, who was promoted to the active roster just prior to the game, could be the guy to fill in.

August 15, 2017 10:20 PM
Giants' J.T. Thomas: Returns from PUP list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Giants activated Thomas (knee) from the Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday.

Thomas, who suffered a torn ACL last season, was originally expected to be ready for the beginning of training camp. However, his recovery has taken a little longer than expected. Expect the Giants to ease him back into action.

May 9, 2017 11:44 PM
Giants' J.T. Thomas: Expects to be ready for training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (knee) indicated he'll be ready for the start of training camp, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

Thomas was placed on injured reserve after tearing his ACL in the first week of last season, but he's recently been able to take part in some running and cutting drills, so it appears he's progressing well. He's currently on pace to be ready for training camp, and once at full strength, he should operate as depth at outside linebacker and as a key special teams player.

September 12, 2016 04:09 PM
Giants' J.T. Thomas: Out for the year
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas was placed on injured reserve with torn ligaments in his knee.

Thomas was largely a special teams player, so his absence won't have an impact on the defense.

August 23, 2016 10:51 PM
Giants' J.T. Thomas: Activated from PUP list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (hamstring) was activated from the team's PUP list Tuesday, Seth Walder of the New York Daily News reports.

While the injury was originally considered nothing serious, it ended up costing Thomas almost a month of action. He'll likely be eased into practice in the coming few days. It's unclear if Thomas will take part in either of the team's final two preseason games, but he's fully expected to ready for the regular-season opener. Look for him to take on a depth role in his second year with the Giants.

July 28, 2016 01:26 PM
Giants' J.T. Thomas: Placed on PUP list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas was placed on the PUP list to begin training camp due to a hamstring injury, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports.

According to head coach Ben McAdoo, the injury isn't too severe and Thomas should not be sidelined for an extended amount of time.

June 1, 2015 03:39 PM
Giants make RB Shane Vereen signing official, ink four others
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

The Giants announced they've signed running back Shane Vereen late Wednesday night. 

The New York Daily News previously reported that Vereen is being signed to a three-year, $12.35 million deal. Vereen rushed for 391 yards and two touchdowns in 2014. He added 447 receiving yards and three touchdowns in the passing game as well. 

“(I made this) decision with my family,” Vereen said, via the team's official website. “At the end of the day, I wanted to make a decision that was right for us, right for them, and this is a great organization. I was fortunate enough to play in New England with another great organization. This is not a step down; if anything, it is a step up. I am looking forward to the opportunity, and I am enjoying being in New York.” 

The Giants also announced the official signings of offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse, wide receiver/return specialist Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas III.

June 1, 2015 03:41 PM
Giants add LB J.T. Thomas on three-year deal
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Giants have agreed to a three-year deal with linebacker J.T. Thomas, NFL.com reports.

Thomas will earn $4.5 million in guaranteed money in the deal, which is worth a total of $12 million. He racked up a career-high 84 tackles and recorded two interceptions in his second season with the Jaguars last year.

June 1, 2015 03:53 PM
Report: Jaguars continue talks with Tyson Alualu, J.T. Thomas
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Jaguars have continued contract talks with defensive end Tyson Alualu and linebacker J.T. Thomas, the Florida Times-Union reports.

The team has yet to decide whether to tender any of its restricted free agents. Both Alualu and Thomas received negative overall ratings from Pro Football Focus in 2014.

June 2, 2015 04:48 AM
Blake Bortles among Jags cleared to face Baltimore
by Larry Hartstein |

Jaguars rookie quarterback Blake Bortles will start Sunday's game at Baltimore after being listed as probable with a shoulder injury. Other probables suiting up are running back Toby Gerhart (ankle), defensive end Chris Clemons (knee), safety Josh Evans (finger), wideout Tommy Streeter (abdomen) and linebacker J.T. Thomas III (ankle).

June 2, 2015 04:50 AM
Jaguars list six as probable for Sunday against the Ravens
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com

Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (shoulder) is considered probable for Sunday's game against the Ravens. Bortles has yet to miss time since being named the starter in Week 4. 

Others listed as probable include: Chris Clemons , Josh Evans, Toby Gerhart, Tommy Streeter and J.T. Thomas

Andre Branch, Khairi Fortt, and Denard Robinson are out. 

June 2, 2015 05:46 AM
Jaguars might consider changing up linebacker corps
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

While the Jaguars were pleased with how J.T. Thomas performed at middle linebacker Week 8 against the Dolphins, coach Gus Bradley is considering making a change to the linebacker corps because rookie Jeremiah George is making a strong impression on the coaching staff. 

"We’re looking at the linebacker spot, what’s our best three on the field?" Bradley said, per The Florida Times-Union. "We know J.T. played well. [Otto] Dekoda Watson played pretty well. Jeremiah George is showing up a little bit in practice, so a chance to see him in there and throw him into the mix. We’re trying to find a way to see as of right now, what gives us our best opportunity and what guys are playing the best on the field."

June 2, 2015 05:58 AM
Jaguars reconfigure LB depth chart after losing MLB for season
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said Monday linebacker J.T. Thomas will take over at middle linebacker in the wake of Paul Posluszny suffering a season-ending pectoral injury. Bradley added LaRoy Reynolds and Dekoda Watson will take over at outside linebacker, where Thomas had been starting.

June 2, 2015 06:29 AM
Jaguars make two changes on defense
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

The Jaguars have made two changes to their starting lineup on defense heading into Week 4 at San Diego, according to The Florida Times-Union.

Josh Evans has supplanted Winston Guy as the starting free safety, and J.T. Thomas takes over for LaRoy Reynolds as the starting outside linebacker.

June 2, 2015 07:18 AM
Jaguars reveal inactives for Week 1 of preseason
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Jaguars revealed a list of players who will not participate in Friday's preseason opener against the Buccaneers. The following players will sit out: Sherrod Martin, Tandon Doss, Alan Ball, Toby Gerhart, J.T. Thomas, Allen Robinson, Cecil Shorts, Brandon Barden and Clay Harbor.

June 2, 2015 04:29 PM
Jaguars list nine probables on injury report
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Jaguars placed 12 players on their Friday injury report, but nine are probable for the game against the Browns on Sunday.

The offensive players so designated are linemen Will Rackley (illness) and Cameron Bradfield (bicep) and wide receiver Cecil Shorts (groin). Running back Justin Forsett (foot) is out.

The defensive probables are cornerback Will Blackmon (shoulder), defensive end Andre Branch (knee), safety Winston Guy (shoulder), linebackers J.T. Thomas (ankle) and Geno Hayes (knee) and tackle Roy Miller (shoulder).

June 2, 2015 06:13 PM
Five Jaguars healthy enough to play
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

Jaguars defensive back Alan Ball (groin), defensive back Will Blackmon (head), defensive lineman Roy Miller (elbow/knee), offensive lineman Uche Nwaneri (knee) and linebacker J.T. Thomas (hamstring), who were listed as probable on Friday's injury report with various injuries, are active for Week 4 against the Colts.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/230
Birthdate:
08/15/1988
Age:
33
Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
School:
West Virginia
NFL Experience:
7
Awards: