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Demaryius Thomas: New England Patriots considering big trade for Broncos star

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The New England Patriots came into 2018 looking to avenge their Super Bowl defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles.

And through their first seven games of the new campaign, they're looking like a team that can do it. After taking down the Kansas City Chiefs and then the Chicago Bears last week, the Patriots moved to 5-2 for the season and sit atop of the AFC East, as per usual.

The Pats look strong and after trading for Josh Gordon earlier in the year, they have a fearsome offense.

With Tom Brady under center, the Patriots always have a chance to go far into the postseason, but when he's paired up with a two-headed running back committee in rookie first-rounder Sony Michel and the explosive James White, as well as Gordon, Rob Gronkowski, and Julian Edelman to throw to then it becomes unfair.

But things may not be ending there. There's a chance the Patriots could be making an addition to their offense - and it isn't on the O-line. 

According to a report from Michael Giardi of NFL Network, the Denver Broncos have been shipping around their Pro Bowl wideout Demaryius Thomas...and they may have found a willing trade partner in the form of the Patriots. 

Could you imagine the Patriots adding another offensive weapon of the caliber of Thomas? Brady would be throwing up video game stat-lines with his eyes half-closed and his footballs fully inflated. 

The Patriots have a first-round pick, two second-round picks, a third, a fourth, and two seventh-rounders.

In terms of what it would take to get Thomas, I wouldn't rule out the Broncos asking for one of the seconds and one of the sevenths. 

Denver Broncos v New England Patriots

When asked to make a prediction on his future, Thomas didn't exactly seem sure either way.

“I wish I knew, bro. I wish I could tell you, I really don’t know. Predict? 50-50, 50-50."

Thomas is currently second on the Broncos in terms of receptions and receiving yards, with 36 and 402 respectively.

So why does Denver want rid of him? Well, it may have something to do with the $17.5 million salary cap hit he has next year. That's a lot of cash for a receiver passed his 30th birthday. 

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Topics:
Demaryius Thomas
Denver Broncos
Josh Gordon
Tom Brady
Rob Gronkowski
Julian Edelman
James White
New England Patriots
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