Derrick Thomas had 126 1/2 career sacks with the Chiefs before he was paralyzed in an accident on Jan. 23, 2000. He died on Feb. 8, 2000, of a pulmonary embolism.
Derrick Thomas had 126 1/2 career sacks with the Chiefs before he was paralyzed in an accident on Jan. 23, 2000. He died on Feb. 8, 2000, of a pulmonary embolism. JOE LEDFORD jledford@kcstar.com
Derrick Thomas had 126 1/2 career sacks with the Chiefs before he was paralyzed in an accident on Jan. 23, 2000. He died on Feb. 8, 2000, of a pulmonary embolism. JOE LEDFORD jledford@kcstar.com

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