Kansas City Chiefs Tribute To Derrick Thomas

Another post for #TBT . . . Here's the team and locals offering their fondest memories of one of the most beloved players in Chiefs history. 

Real talk . . . 

Anybody who met this guy absolutely LOVED him. Westport would light up with good vibes back in the day when he would show up for a few hours. He represented a bygone era when locals actually had a chance at seeing a superstar player up close & personal and maybe even exchanging a few pleasantries. 

Check this description and a link to an impressive photo montage of the beloved local legend . . .

Today, on the 24th anniversary of his death, Chiefs players are preparing for Super Bowl LVIII against the San Francisco 49ers. In his honor, we will call it Super Bowl 58 — as we remember one of the greatest players in Chiefs history.

“I hadn’t thought about the 58 with Derrick Thomas,” said Kansas City head coach Andy Reid on Thursday, “but what a great player he was. When I was at Green Bay, we had a chance to come back and play the Chiefs. And I think he set an NFL sack record that day. I remember Don Beebe running a shallow cross — and he hit Don Beebe so hard, he landed in the quarterback’s lap. He was a great one.”

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Remembering Chiefs' superstar Derrick Thomas before Super Bowl 58

On the anniversary of his death - and as Kansas City prepares for Super Bowl 58 - we remember Derrick Thomas.