Jets hold moment of silence for former wide receiver Demaryius Thomas

Thomas played the last of his 10 NFL seasons with the Jets in 2019, catching 36 通过 433 yards and a touchdown in 11 游戏.

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The Jets showed a picture of Thomas in his New York jersey on the stadium videoboards with the words: “In Memory of Demaryius Thomas. 1987-2021.”

Thomas spent his first eight NFL seasons in Denver after he was drafted in the first round out of Georgia Tech. He was a five-time Pro Bowl selection for the Broncos, with whom he became a favorite of fans and teammates. He later joined the Jets in his final NFL stop.

LaTonya Bonseigneur, a cousin who grew up with Thomas, told The Associated Press the family believes he died from a seizure in his home in Roswell, 佐治亚州.

Thomas had 724 career receptions for 9,763 yards and 63 触地得分.