Thomas had been recovering from a torn Achilles suffered late last season. He
Thomas, 31, is a former first-round pick of the Broncos back in 2010. The Broncos traded Thomas to the Texans for fourth- and seventh-round picks before the deadline in 2018.
Houston released Thomas in a move that freed up $14 million of available cap space and he later signed a one-year, $6 million deal with the Patriots this past offseason.
In 2018, Thomas appeared in 15 games for the Texans and Broncos and caught 59 passes for 677 yards receiving and five touchdowns.