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The Broncos honored Demaryius Thomas on their first play vs. Lions


The NFL is mourning the loss for Demaryius Thomas, the previous Denver Broncos vast receiver who handed away abruptly final week at 33 years outdated. The Broncos performed their first sport since Thomas’ demise on Sunday, they usually started the sport by honoring their former star.

On their first play towards the Detroit Lions, Denver lined up solely 10 males on the sector, leaving a large receiver spot open to honor Thomas. The Broncos had been hit with a delay of sport penalty, however the Lions declined it.

The Broncos would go on to win, 38-10.

There have been tributes to Thomas everywhere in the stadium. Followers gathered to a memorial exterior to pay their respects, together with Peyton Manning and his household. Thomas’ No. 88 plastered on the sector and video boards.

With the Broncos in management within the fourth quarter, linebacker Justin Simmons made a diving interception on an errant throw from Jared Goff. Simmons ran to the sidelines and positioned the ball on a No. 88 tribute for Thomas.

After the sport, Simmons stated he might really feel Thomas’ presence within the stadium.

The Broncos additionally launched this tribute video for Thomas.

Right here’s what the memorial seemed like exterior the stadium.

Relaxation in peace, DT.



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