Broncos’ Julius Thomas inactive

Englewood, CO ( – Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas
will not play in Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins due to a sprained
left ankle he sustained in the team’s 22-7 loss at St. Louis last Sunday.

Thomas, the NFL’s leader with 12 touchdown catches this season, barely
practiced during the week and was listed as questionable for the Week 12

Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, who suffered a concussion in the St. Louis
game, is active for the Broncos. Running backs Ronnie Hillman (foot) and
Montee Ball (groin) had been ruled out of Sunday’s game earlier in the week.