Former Denver Broncos wide receiver and Super Bowl 50 champion, Demaryius Thomas, has announced that he will be retiring according to the Denver Broncos.

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Doug Pensinger, Getty Images

Demaryius Thomas said that he's "finally come to a decision to hang it up. I'm going to retire, and I'm going to retire a Denver Bronco." in a tweet posted by the Denver Broncos. KDVR states that Demaryius Thomas will be honored during the home opener on September 26. Ironically enough, he will be honored as a Denver Bronco at the home opener against the last team Thomas played for, the New York Jets.

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Demaryius Thomas Was drafted in the first round of the 2010 NFL draft and went on to play in four Pro Bowls and two Super Bowls. The Denver Broncos traded Demaryius Thomas to the Houston Texans in 2018 for a fourth and seventh-round draft pick. In 2019, Thomas played the final snaps of his football career for the New York Jets.

Demaryius Thomas holds numerous team records for the Denver Broncos. Thomas once set a record for most  Super Bowl receptions. He has also been selected for five consecutive Pro Bowls, which has only been achieved by three other Denver Broncos players. The Denver Broncos say that the achievements of Demaryuis Thomas make him a practical lock for the Broncos Ring of Fame.

Source: Denver Broncos - KDVR

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