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Demaryius Thomas, Super Bowl champ and four-time Pro Bowler discovered dead in home

Erstwhile Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas died Thursday at his Roswell, Ga., home, as stated by a number of reports at 33.

Roswell police said Thursday night that Thomas was discovered dead in his home. The police in addition said that initial reports show Thomas’ death might have arisen from a medical issue, as stated by ESPN.

“Preliminary information is that his death stems from a medical issue, and our investigators currently have no reason to believe otherwise,”

Tim Lupo, public information officer said in a pronouncement early Friday.

Demaryius Thomas was found dead in his Georgia home on Thursday.
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Demaryius Thomas celebrates as the Broncos win Super Bowl 50 in 2016.
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Demaryius Thomas’ is believed to have stemmed from a medical issue.
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Thomas played in Denver for 8 ¹/₂ years when the team selected him with the 22nd pick in the 2010 NFL Draft out of Georgia Tech. He was the most important of the Broncos team that won Super Bowl 50 and was drafted to four Pro Bowls, inclusive of three successive selections, in his time in Denver.

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Thomas added his career with short stints with the Texans and Jets previous to publicly retiring as a Bronco in June, even though his last NFL action happened in 2019. All through his 10-year career, Thomas acquire 724 receptions, 9,763 receiving yards and 63 touchdown catches. He is one of just four players in NFL history to notch 90 catches, 1,200 yards, and not less than five touchdown receptions in four successive seasons.

Thomas, who appeared in 11 games for the Jets in the 2019 season, would have turned 34 on Christmas Day.

In Manning’s last year, the Broncos prevailed over Carolina in the Super Bowl to cap the 2015 season.

The Broncos as well made the Super Bowl in the 2013 season, piling up the most significant actively aggressive numbers in NFL history.

Still they went down with a whine in the title game, routed by the Seattle Seahawks 43-8 surprisingly though Thomas set a then-Super Bowl record with 13 receptions, totaling 118 yards.

“If we all played like he did, we’d have won,”

Denver general manager John Elway moaned.

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Thomas was a native of the tiny town of Montrose in Georgia and went on star at Georgia Tech, in-spite of the program switching to a run-heavy offense in the middle of his career.

Thomas’ childhood was marked by the apprehension of his mother and grandmother on drug charges when he was 11 years old.

Katina Smith was sentenced to 20 years in prison following refusing a lesser term in exchange for given evidence against her mother, who eventually received a life sentence. Both women would be freed by President Barack Obama under an inventiveness to reduce the number of non-violent drug offenders doing time.

Smith was released in time to watch from the stands as her son won a championship.

“It’s like a dream come true, man,”

Thomas said at the time.

“As a kid, you always want to see your family watch you play in some big games and this is a very big game, and to have her finally out and is gonna be able to make my game, it’s a blessing. … It’ll make it better if we go out and win.”

Demaryius Thomas would have turned 34 on Christmas Day.
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Demaryius Thomas also played 11 games for the Jets in 2019.
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DEMARYIUS THOMAS,   DENVER BRONCOS,     NEW YORK JETS

NFL ,    12/10/21

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