DENVER (CBS4) – The football world is waking up to the news of the death of former Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. Many players from around the league are posting their condolences to social media after his unexpected passing on Thursday.
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Woke up and saw the really devastating news about my teammate and friend, Demaryius Thomas. So many are going to remember him for his athletic ability… but I’ll be remembering him for his kindness, his smile that would light up a room, and the love he had for those in his life. pic.twitter.com/gNVzmJ503X
— Tim Tebow (@TimTebow) December 10, 2021
JJ Watt, Arizona Cardinals Defensive End
Way way too young.
The first image of DT that pops in my head will always be that smile and positive energy.
Rest In Peace brother.
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) December 10, 2021
Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback
Im so sad to wake up this morning to hear about the passing of my friend Demariyus Thomas. We were all blessed with his humility and positive spirit, and we will all miss him. This photo is from the Hall of Fame this past August, a source of light as always. 🙏 RIP pic.twitter.com/o3hvQN0cRz
— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) December 10, 2021
Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks Quarterback
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) December 10, 2021
Terrell Davis, Broncos Hall of Fame Running Back
I'm just shocked to hear that Demaryius Thomas has died. Gone way to soon. Honored to have known you brutha. R.I.P!
— Terrell Davis (@Terrell_Davis) December 10, 2021
Wade Phillips, Former Broncos Defensive Coordinator
DT was loved and we will miss his great personality and smile. RIP
— Wade Phillips (@sonofbum) December 10, 2021
Trevor Siemian, former Broncos quarterback
Here’s DT with my parents in 2016. He was one of the most thoughtful and humble people I’ve ever known. A special teammate and great friend. RIP DT. Love ya pal https://t.co/mMAIKFwihg
— Trevor Siemian (@TrevorSiemian) December 10, 2021
Deion Sanders, former Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Falcons defensive back
— COACH PRIME (@DeionSanders) December 10, 2021
Shannon Sharpe, former Broncos Tight End
I’m heart broken. This doesn’t seem real but I’m proud of the man and player DT became. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends. Bronco Country, we’re hurting. https://t.co/tuAlUyQZ8n pic.twitter.com/jFflDkLJ1t
— shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) December 10, 2021
Ed McCaffrey, former Broncos Wide Receiver
My heart is broken over the death of Demaryius. His humility and kindness outshone his immense talent on the field. His incredible smile will always be with us. May he rest in heavenly light. pic.twitter.com/HeCkP7MZjO
— Ed McCaffrey (@87ed) December 10, 2021
Thomas was 33. He died at his Georgia home.