Thomas has a drawn quite a bit of interest from teams this offseason, having also worked out for the Oakland Raiders and Carolina Panthers, but has not yet caught on for whatever reason. However, it's not likely knee-related.
The 28-year-old cornerback finally recovered from two consecutive ACL tears and surgeries in 2011 and 2012 to play his first regular season action in nearly three years this past season and showed glimpses of his old self when he was the next up and coming great cornerback, even winning an NFC Defensive Player of the Week award.
Despite missing two straight years, Thomas played in all 16 games for the Giants and started in seven of them and made 67 total tackles with an interception and a sack. After the 2011 season, which was following his first ACL tear with the team, he had signed a four-year, $28 million deal with the Giants in free agency, but he re-tore his ACL again that summer, which lead to his contract getting re-structured into a one-year deal for the 2013 with hopes of getting his NFL career back on track.
Thomas is one of three former Giants corners who remain on the market and looking for work. Aaron Ross and Corey Webster are the two others, with Ross having also worked out for the Lions earlier this offseason.
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