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SportBroncos coach Vance Joseph says Demaryius Thomas 'has got to move on'

19:55  08 november  2018
19:55  08 november  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph isn't happy with former receiver Demaryius Thomas 's criticisms against the team. We've got to move on ," Joseph said . "He's no longer a Bronco , and I can't spend any time worrying about that. But as far as reading that stuff, I'm disappointed it was

While saying he has “great respect” for former wide receiver Demaryius Thomas , Broncos coach Vance Joseph said Wednesday he was “disappointed” about Thomas ’ comments Thomas gave an expansive interview Monday night on Orange & Blue 760, a radio station owned by the Broncos .

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Vance Joseph is done with any Demaryius Thomas beef.

The Broncos coach was asked about Thomas' comments earlier in the week, when the receiver expressed his frustration on how his trade from Denver to the Texans went down.

"He's got to move on. We've got to move on," Joseph said, via ESPN. "He's no longer a Bronco, and I can't spend any time worrying about that. But as far as reading that stuff, I'm disappointed it was presented that way, I really am."

Joseph said he was upset to read how Thomas recalled their conversations going, but added that he, team president John Elway and receivers coach Zach Azzanni still have "great respect" for Thomas.

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- Broncos coach Vance Joseph said Wednesday he was "disappointed" in wide receiver Demaryius Thomas ' comments Joseph also said the Broncos and Thomas have to " move on ." We've got to move on ," Joseph said . "He's no longer a Bronco and I can't spend any time worrying about that.

— Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph said Wednesday he was “disappointed” in former wide receiver Demaryius Thomas ‘ comments to a Denver radio station earlier Thomas , who had been the longest-tenured Broncos player, was traded on Oct. 30, just hours before the league’s deadline.

Thomas appeared Monday on the Broncos' radio partner, 760 AM, where he talked about how he was told he wasn't going to be traded. He also said he was upset to losing playing time to younger Broncos receivers and that he wasn't a team captain, which Joseph pointed out is voted on by players.

"I think it's a little frustration on his part, but I'm disappointed in how it came out, because I don't recall it being discussed that way. And that's OK," Joseph said.

Thomas was traded to Houston just before the Oct. 30 trade deadline. His first game as a Texan was against the Broncos on Sunday in Denver, where the Broncos played a short tribute video to Thomas before the game.

"We have great respect for DT," Joseph said. "He was a great player here, and we honored him on Sunday. We didn't win the game; he won the game."

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