Nov 24, 2019; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York Jets wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (18) carries the ball past Oakland Raiders inside linebacker Will Compton (51) during the first half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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Reports: Ex-Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas dies at 33

Demaryius Thomas, a four-time Pro Bowl wide receiver with the Denver Broncos, has died, multiple outlets reported Thursday night. He was 33 years old.

The Washington Post cited Roswell, Ga., police who told the newspaper that Thomas was found dead in his home from a medical issue. No foul play is suspected, per the report. 9News in Denver cited a family member.

Thomas, who announced his retirement from the NFL in June, would have turned 34 on Christmas Day.

Thomas hauled in 63 touchdown passes during his 10-year career, spent mostly in Denver. He finished with 724 catches for 9,763 yards.

The Broncos selected Thomas No. 22 overall in the 2010 draft out of Georgia Tech. Thomas ranks No. 2 in receiving yards and receiving touchdowns on the Broncos’ all-time list, trailing only Rod Smith in both categories.

Thomas won a Super Bowl with the Broncos in 2015 and earned four Pro Bowls in a Broncos uniform.

Thomas was traded to the Houston Texans in 2018 and last played with the New York Jets in 2019, starting 10 of 11 games.

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