The move reunites Thomas with Lou Anarumo, his position coach with the Dolphins. Anarumo joined coach Pat Shurmur's staff as the defensive backs coach.
Thomas is the seventh defensive player added by New York in the last two weeks, joining linebackers Alec Ogletree and Kareem Martin, defensive backs Teddy Williams, Curtis Riley and B.W. Webb; and defensive tackle Josh Mauro.
Thomas played in 13 games last season with two starts. He had 16 tackles Youth Colin Miller Jersey , plus seven special teams tackles.
Thomas entered the NFL with San Francisco in 2012 as a free agent out of Stanford. He spent that season and most of 2013 on the practice squad.
Mike Williams has called his rookie season a “bad year.” No one will argue with that.
The Chargers receiver dealt with a nagging back injury all year, finishing with only 11 catches in 10 games.
“This is a big year for Mike,” receivers coach Phil McGeoghan said, via Ricky Henne of the team website. “Obviously, everyone evaluated him at the combine when he was coming out. He was an unbelievable talent. I tell all the young guys that the biggest year in their whole career is between their first and second year. That first year Authentic Joe Pavelski Jersey , you鈥檙e just a rookie. You鈥檙e just trying to figure out where your locker is, what the day is like and how to take care of your body. As you become a second-year player, you start to get into a routine. You develop your habits. You get a better idea of all that. Now Mike, . . . he鈥檚 been just phenomenal in our room. What鈥檚 great is that everybody in our room feels a sense of responsibility to help him improve. The veterans even mentioned when we first met, and I鈥檓 talking about individually Kailer Yamamoto Jersey , all of them said one of their goals was to help Mike and get him up and running. I鈥檝e spent a ton of time with Mike, football and non-football related, getting to know him because it鈥檚 very hard to do this job, and be really hard on somebody, if you don鈥檛 have a relationship with him. But he鈥檚 been great Golden Tate Jersey White , and I really enjoy being around him.”
The Chargers selected Williams seventh overall for a reason. He just never got a chance to do what the Chargers drafted him to do.
Everyone associated with the Chargers vows that the real Mike Williams will show up this season.
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