S Earl Thomas - Seattle Seahawks
|5-10, 208||Born: 5-7-1989||College: Texas||Drafted: Round 1, pick 14|
He is listed as probable on this week's official injury report.
News you need to know
From Mark Wimer's Monday injury report (Mon Jan 19): Thomas injured his shoulder in the NFC Championship game on Sunday - he went to the locker room, got it placed in a harness and finished the game. He reportedly dislocated his shoulder. Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter posted on his Twitter feed: "Text on Seahawks S Earl Thomas, who has a dislocated shoulder: "Earl will play in the Super Bowl, don't even waste any time on the story."
General News (Sat Jan 31): practiced fully on Saturday and is expected to play this week.
General News (Thu Jan 29): was administered a human growth hormone test by the league Wednesday, Jan. 28, and he believes it was directed at him after he recovered fast from his injury in the NFC Championship game. Thomas was able to practice in full Wednesday, Jan. 28.
General News (Tue Jan 27): said he won't miss the Super Bowl against the New England Patriots with a dislocated shoulder, but he also admitted that it won't be a normal game for him as he plays through the injury. Thomas is unsure if he'll need to have surgery this offseason for his injury. "My mindset is I have an opportunity to really trust my teammates," Thomas said. "This is the first game I'm going to have to trust them because of my injury. So I really, really, really trust my teammates, and that's what I'm banking on, my teammates doing what they need to do and I need to come through myself."
Recent Stats and Projections
Latest NewsSeahawks | Earl Thomas expected to be ready (Tue Feb 24, 07:50 PM) - Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) underwent successful surgery Monday, Feb. 23, and he's expected to be ready on the early end of a six- to eight-month recovery timetable, according to people close to the situation. Our View: This is a process that will take some time. The Seahawks are likely to ease Thomas back in when he's ready. Thomas could begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list, but he could still be ready for Week 1.
link to story Seahawks | Earl Thomas gets surgery (Tue Feb 24, 03:29 PM) - Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) underwent surgery Tuesday, Feb. 24, to repair a separated shoulder and torn labrum, according to a source. Thomas has a six to eight month recovery period and is still expected to be ready for the start of the 2015 season. link to story Seahawks | Earl Thomas to have surgery (Tue Feb 24, 10:51 AM) - Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) will undergo surgery to repair the torn labrum in his shoulder Tuesday, Feb. 24. Rehab time is six to eight months. Our View: This timetable puts Thomas in danger of missing the start of the regular season. He'll most certainly be limited (if not on the PUP) during training camp.
link to story Seahawks | Earl Thomas expected to be ready (Thu Feb 19, 01:50 PM) - Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas (shoulder) has yet to have surgery on the torn labrum in his shoulder. General manager John Schneider said Thomas will be limited in training camp, but he expects him to be ready for the start of the 2015 season. Our View: They'll take it easy with him, but as long as he is ready by the season, the Seahawks shouldn't worry too much. Thomas remains one of the best at the position and should be when he comes back from the injury.
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