Pro Bowler, Super Bowl champ Demaryius Thomas dies at 33

In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas runs against the Oakland Raiders during the second half of an NFL football game in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — Demaryius Thomas, who eared five straight Pro Bowls and a Super Bowl ring during a prolific receiving career spent mostly with the Denver Broncos, has died at the age of 33.

Thomas was found dead in his suburban Atlanta home Thursday night, said Officer Tim Lupo, public information officer for the police department in Roswell, Georgia.

“Preliminary information is that his death stems from a medical issue, and our investigators currently have no reason to believe otherwise,” Lupo said in a statement early Friday.

Thomas last played in the NFL in 2019, playing 11 games with 10 starts for the New York Jets. He officially announced his retirement in June.

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