REPORT: Legendary Tight End for the Giants and former San Francisco 49ers Died in…..

REPORT: Former San Francisco 49ers, Giants Legendary Tight End Died

REPORT: Former San Francisco 49ers, Giants Legendary Tight End Died

Last month, at the age of 86, a legendary tight end for the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers passed away. According to a Giants statement, Aaron Thomas passed away on April 26 at his Corvallis, Oregon, home. He had been suffering from a sickness.

In the fourth round of the 1961 NFL Draft, Thomas was selected by the San Francisco 49ers after an outstanding collegiate career at Oregon State. In 1962, Thomas was moved by the 49ers to the Giants, where he went on to have an incredible career. According to a statement from the Giants, Thomas ranks 17th in the team’s history in receptions:

From 1962 to 1970, Thomas participated in 116 regular-season games with the Giants. 54 years after his last game, he ranks 17th in franchise history with 254 receptions, 14th with 4,253 yards, and tied for sixth with 35 touchdown catches with teammates Homer Jones and Del Shofner. Additionally, Thomas caught two passes in the 1963 NFL Championship Game. Throughout his career, he only missed seven games because of injuries.

Robb Thomas, who also played football at Oregon State before being selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 1989 NFL Draft, is Thomas’s son. Robb was a wide receiver in the NFL who was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1998. Robb compared Aaron to Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, according to the Giants statement:
“I purchased an NFL highlight film named ‘Aaron Thomas NFL.'” Aaron’s son Robb Thomas, a wide receiver for ten years in the NFL, remarked, “It’s on YouTube.” “I adore seeing that

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