Cam Thomas

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Cam Thomas
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Thomas with the Pittsburgh Steelers
Free agent
Position: Nose tackle
Personal information
Born: (1986-12-12) December 12, 1986 (age 31)
Eagle Springs, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 335 lb (152 kg)
Career information
High school: Robbins (NC) North Moore
College: North Carolina
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 146
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Total tackles: 114
Sacks: 7.5
Pass deflections: 3
Interceptions: 1
Forced fumbles: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Cameron Jamel Thomas (born December 12, 1986) is an American football nose tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina. Thomas has also been a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Los Angeles Rams.

Professional career[edit]

Thomas was considered one of the top defensive tackle prospects for the 2010 NFL Draft.[1]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40‑yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20‑ss 3‑cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 4 in
(1.93 m)
330 lb
(150 kg)
5.29 s 1.73 s 2.99 s 4.78 s 7.68 s 29 in
(0.74 m)
8 ft 6 in
(2.59 m)
31 reps
All values from NFL Combine[2]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Thomas was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the fifth round (146th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft. During his rookie season in 2010, Thomas played 6 games and has 2 sacks on 7 tackles. In 2011, he played all 16 games with 2 starts making 19 tackles with 4 sacks. In 2012, he played 16 games with 21 tackles. In 2013, he played 16 games with 26 tackles and an interception. He became a free agent after the 2013 season.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Thomas signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on March 14, 2014.[3] During his first season with Pittsburgh in 2014, he played in all 16 regular season games, recording 19 tackles (11 solo) and half a sack. In the Steelers' opening round playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens, Thomas assisted on one tackle.

In 2015, he played in 15 regular season games, recording 11 tackles (9 solo). In the Steelers' first playoff game against the Cincinnati Bengals, he assisted on one tackle and recovered an A. J. McCarron fumble, returning it for 11 yards. The turnover would help lead the Steelers to a Chris Boswell field goal in a game they eventually won 18-16. Thomas would also play in the Steelers' second playoff game against the Denver Broncos.

Los Angeles Rams[edit]

On June 6, 2016, Thomas along with Dylan Thompson, Benson Browne, and Terrence Magee signed contracts with the Los Angeles Rams. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Rams as part of final roster cuts.[4] Three days after his release, he re-signed with the Rams.[5]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On June 8, 2017, Thomas signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[6] He was released on September 2, 2017.[7] On November 13, 2017, Thomas re-signed with the Chiefs.[8] He was released on November 23, 2017.[9]

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