Denver Broncos Open The Game With Only 10 Players On The Field To Honor Demaryius Thomas

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The Denver Broncos pulled off a classy move Sunday to honor Demaryius Thomas.

The legendary receiver passed away last week at the age of 33, and his death was an incredibly shocking and tragic event for the NFL. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

To honor the former Broncos superstar, the team took the field Sunday with only ten players against the Lions for the first play of the game.

The 11th spot was left open to honor the fallen receiver, and Denver ran the play clock down to zero with the 10 players on the field. You can watch the classy moment below.

This was an incredibly classy gesture from the Broncos and everyone involved with the situation. Thomas was a great player and an all-around class act during his time in the NFL.

At the age of 33, he passed onto the other side after possibly having a seizure in the shower. It really doesn’t get much sadder.

Men in their early 30s aren’t supposed to be dying. They’re supposed to be preparing for the decades in front of him.

Unfortunately, Thomas’ life came to an end way too soon.


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Props to the Broncos for honoring their former star with a very classy gesture.