This Day in Football: February 8

Kansas City Chiefs, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

On this day in 2000, Hall-of-Famer and former Chiefs linebacker Derrick Thomas died from injuries sustained in a car accident. Thomas was one of the premiere pass-rushers in the history of the NFL, and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2009.

Watch this tribute to Thomas and his outstanding career, produced shortly after his death:

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