Journalists keep pointing out how the stands are empty this season. This should send a message more than anything. We've proven we have a good fanbase when they actually put a good product on the field.
Thomas was known to be raw coming in. It was known he has rarely blocked coming in.
He's a dam good recieving TE though. And has looked great when he's had to step in for Olsen. His lack of blocking skills have kept him off from being in at the TE2 role.