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DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 1: Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos stands on the field as he warms up before a game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Broncos Stadium at Mile High on October 1, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Former NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas passed away Thursday at the age of 33. According to TMZ, Thomas was found deceased in his home Thursday night, and that “early indications are it was a medical issue.”

Thomas attended Georgia Tech and was drafted in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos, where he played 8 of his 10 NFL seasons. He also played for the Texans, Patriots and Jets.

A four-time Pro Bowler, Thomas had 724 catches for over 9,700 receiving yards and 63 touchdowns. He also made a number of highlight plays, including catching the game-winning touchdown from Tim Tebow in the Broncos’ 2011 Wild Card win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

  • Some of his former teammates reacted shortly after the news broke.