Thomas with the Pittsburgh Steelers
|Born:||December 12, 1986|
Eagle Springs, North Carolina
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||335 lb (152 kg)|
|High school:||Robbins (NC) North Moore|
|NFL Draft:||2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 146|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2016|
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.
|Ht||Wt||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert jump||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 4 in
|5.29 s||1.73 s||2.99 s||4.78 s||7.68 s||29 in
|8 ft 6 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
San Diego Chargers
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.
Thomas signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on March 14, 2014. 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
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. Three days after his release, he re-signed with the Rams.
Kansas City Chiefs
On June 8, 2017, Thomas signed with the Kansas City Chiefs. He was released on September 2, 2017. On November 13, 2017, Thomas re-signed with the Chiefs. He was released on November 23, 2017.
- NFL Draft Scout
- Thomas signed for depth along DL
- "Rams Make 53-Man Roster Decisions". TheRams.com. September 3, 2016. Archived from the original on August 31, 2017.
- Gonzalez, Alden. "Rams part with OL David Arkin, re-sign DT Cam Thomas". ESPN.com.
- Thorman, Joel (June 8, 2017). "Chiefs sign free agent DT Cam Thomas". ArrowheadPride.com.
- "Chiefs Roster Down to NFL Mandated 53". Chiefs.com. September 2, 2017. Archived from the original on June 3, 2018.
- "Chiefs Cut Roy Miller, sign Cam Thomas". ArrowheadPride.com. November 13, 2017.
- "Chiefs Waive DL Cam Thomas". November 23, 2017.
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