Demaryius Thomas dies; football world reacts, including tributes from Peyton Manning, Brandon Marshall

Demaryius Thomas dies; football world reacts, including tributes from Peyton Manning, Brandon Marshall



Former teammates and different present and former NFL gamers expressed their appreciation Thursday night time for Demaryius Thomas after studying the previous huge receiver had died unexpectedly at age 33.

Thomas was discovered useless in his house in Roswell, Ga., an Atlanta suburb, police in Roswell advised The Associated Press and different media. A medical difficulty is the preliminary trigger. One of Thomas’ cousins, LaTonya Bonseigneur, advised the AP that Thomas’ household believes he suffered a seizure. Bonseigneur additionally advised the AP that Thomas had been struggling from seizures for greater than a yr.

Thomas was a five-time Pro Bowler and a Super Bowl champion throughout his 10-year NFL profession. He was drafted within the first spherical (twenty second total) by the Broncos in 2010 out of Georgia Tech and performed with them till the center of the 2018 season. He completed his profession taking part in for the Texans, Jets and Patriots. He introduced his retirement final June.

Peyton Manning, Brandon Marshall, Von Miller, DeMarcus Ware and Russell Wilson had been among the many many NFL gamers, previous and current, who paid tribute to Thomas. Manning launched a press release by means of the Broncos.

A sampling of reactions on social media.



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