Updated: Denver Broncos great Demaryius Thomas dies at 33
Super Bowl 50 Champion found dead in his home in Roswell Georgia
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Former Bronco, Super Bowl Champion and five-time Pro Bowler, was found dead in his home on Thursday evening, police first told TMZ Sports.
Roswell Georgia police said, according to preliminary reports, “indicated Thomas’ death might have resulted from a medical issue” and “currently no indications that foul play was involved.”
A family member of Thomas’ told the Associated Press that “they believe Thomas died from a seizer.”
Thomas, who would’ve turned 34 on Christmas, was found by his driver, home alone in his shower, according to family, and later pronounced dead.
The Broncos drafted Thomas with the No. 22 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft out of Georgia Tech, followed three picks later by Tim Tebow. Who, is forever cemented in history with Thomas, as they connected on the first play in overtime to score a game winning touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2012 AFC Wild Card Playoff game.
Statistically, Demaryius Thomas was the No. 2 receiver in Broncos history. He officially announced his retirement from the NFL this past June with a short video that showed him with a peace sign and his characteristic smile.
We will have more details as they become available.
RIP D.T. #88
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