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Horse Tracks: Demaryius Thomas wants to retire as a Bronco

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Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas spoke to the media yesterday for the first time since signing his five-year, $70 million dollar deal. There he mentioned that he wants to "retire a Bronco".

Thomas said he knew sometime last week that he would sign a new deal with the Broncos.

"I kind of knew for a little while I was going to be a Bronco. ... Kind of a week before they were going back and forth, I kind of knew."

The days leading up to the deadline, there wasn't much positive news surrounded these contract talks, but those seem to be false.

Elway talks Thomas deal:

Watch the Demaryius Thomas press conference:

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