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KUSA - Denver Broncos tight end Julius Thomas was arrested last week in Arapahoe County for failure to appear for a previous ticket, according to a sheriff's report.

According to sheriff's office, Thomas was cited on Jan. 25 for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle. He was initially scheduled to appear March 21, and failed to appear so a warrant was issued.

He was arrested Aug. 28 and is set for Sept. 12 appearance on bond in Arapahoe County.

The Broncos acknowledged Thursday morning in a statement: "We were notified of the issue involving Julius Thomas when it occurred on Aug. 28. It was addressed internally and is being resolved."

No comment on his status for tonight's season opener against Baltimore.

It is another in a series of offseason issues for the Broncos. The team has dealt with the arrests of two front-office executives on suspicion of drunken driving, linebacker Von Miller's arrest for failure to appear and his six-game suspension for violating the NFL's drug policy.

The fourth-round pick in the 2011 draft, Thomas did not play last year and had just one catch in 2011.

He was expected to get extended playing time in tonight game against the Ravens because fellow tight end Joel Dreessen (knee surgery) will not play.

Thomas was the leading receiver in the preseason with 12 catches for 123 yards.

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