ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Demaryius Thomas announced his retirement from the NFL Monday in a typically understated fashion for the four-time Pro Bowl selection.
Quiet off the field, driven to succeed on it, Thomas -- known as "D.T.'' to most everyone associated with the Denver Broncos -- simply sat down for a short video and opened with:
"I'm Demaryius Thomas. I finally came to a decision to hang it up ... I'm going to retire and I'm going to retire a Denver Bronco ... I'm done and I did well.''
"I'm Demaryius Thomas, and I've finally come to a decision to hang it up.