Lower than 24 hours after beating his outdated workforce, Thomas took his pictures on the group that traded him away the week prior, saying: “I’m emotional. I am empty. I am empty nonetheless.”
“Monday earlier than [the trade] Vance Joseph walked as much as me and he mentioned, ‘Do not hearken to the commerce discuss; it isn’t true,'” Thomas advised Orange and Blue 760 AM on Monday. “When he mentioned that to me, I mentioned, ‘How is that not true? My agent known as me at this time and mentioned (John) Elway needed a fifth-round decide for me.’ So, are we telling tales to one another now? I assumed we have been going to males about this.”
Thomas additionally mentioned he was upset about not being chosen as a workforce captain earlier than the season and for being advised he would lose taking part in time to rookie extensive receivers Courtland Sutton and DaeSean Hamilton.
“I do not perceive that as a result of I by no means cried about getting the ball,” Thomas mentioned.
Thomas left Denver final week as one among its most prolific gamers in franchise historical past with 665 receptions, 9,055 receiving yards and 60 touchdowns. He mentioned Monday it was an “honor from Day 1 to yesterday” to play in Denver.
“I like all people and at all times will. I like town nonetheless and I am at all times going to like town as a result of that is the place it started,” he mentioned.