DENVER (CBS4) – Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has passed Shannon Sharpe on the Denver Broncos all-time receiving list.

Going into Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, Thomas needed 58 receiving yards to pass Sharpe (8,439) for second place on the franchise’s all-time list.

DENVER, CO – DECEMBER 10: Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) straight arms New York Jets inside linebacker Demario Davis (56) after a catch during the first quarter on December 10, 2017 in Denver, Colorado at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

Thomas snagged the yards he needed in the third quarter at Mile High.

Rod Smith holds the No. 1 spot with 11,389 receiving yards.

Thomas became only the seventh active player in the NFL with 8,000 or more receiving yards with a key 40-yard snag in the second quarter against the New York Giants in October.


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