Demaryius Thomas

Demaryius Thomas says grandmother's sentence commuted

Demaryius Thomas used the Denver Broncos' celebratory White House visit in June to deliver a handwritten note to President Barack Obama thanking him for commuting Thomas' mother's drug sentence last year and then asked him to do the same for his grandmother.

The Broncos wide receiver is ready to pen another thank you note after he was told the president fulfilled his wish. Minnie Pearl Thomas was among 214 federal inmates whose sentences were cut short Wednesday by Obama.

"I'm kind of jacked up right now. I don't really know what to say," Thomas said after the Broncos' morning workout. "I kind of just want to talk to my granny. I haven't talked to her in a...