J.T. Thomas Heads to New York Giants


Former Jaguar linebacker J.T. Thomas leveraged his quality play with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2014 to land a deal with the New York Giants, per Ian Rapoport. Thomas played well for the Jaguars when given an opportunity during the 2014 season and he was certainly worthy of landing a deal with any team.

It’s good to see young Jaguars find success no matter where they end up and we here at B&T wish Thomas the best in his future pursuits. You’re getting a good one, New York!

J.T. Thomas started 10 games for the Jaguars and appeared in all 16 during the 2014 season. Given playing time due to injuries and inadequate play, Thomas made the most of his opportunities, electrifying the defense with some of his plays. He had a defensive touchdown, two interceptions, a fumble recovery (returned for the TD) and racked up 51 tackles. That’s quality play from a guy most people didn’t even know existed until partway into the season.

It’s exciting to see him succeed and it’s exciting to think of what he can do in the future. It’s just too bad he won’t be doing it for the Jaguars. The Jags instead turned their attention toward signing other free agents that fill needs on the team, letting J.T. Thomas slip through their fingers.

He’s worth every penny for the Giants and he should be successful with them over the next three years.

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