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Flirting with disaster? Seahawks to let All-Pro safety Thomas return punts

What was initially thought to be more of a training camp experiment by the Seahawks instead became a confirmed truth on Monday. And it will put one of the league's best defensive players in a bigger spotlight — and in a lot more cross hairs. Seattle coach Pete Carroll confirmed to reporters on Monday that the reigning NFL champions will open the season with All-Pro safety Earl...
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Pete Carroll confirms Earl Thomas will return punts

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll confirmed today that Earl Thomas will return punts this season. Pete Carroll said Earl Thomas will indeed return punts. #Seahawks — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) September 1, 2014 This is very dumb.  What if Thomas injures himself on a punt return?  Is it really worth it?  Probably not.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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Earl Thomas is the Seahawks starting punt returner

Well it looks like Earl Thomas won the Seahawks punt return gig. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Earl Thomas is the Seahawks starting punt returner appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did you know: Seahawks have zero defensive holding penalties?

The NFL and their teams wanted to cry about the Seahawks rough defense, but the only team to not have one defensive holding penalty is the Seahawks themselves. @brian_mcintyre: Only one team has not been flagged for a defensive holding penalty: The Seattle Seahawks, the team many blame for “point of emphasis” flags That sounds […] The post Did you know: Seahawks have zero...
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Seahawks Safety Earl Thomas Takes Punt 59 Yards, Could Be Top Returner

Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas could have another position next to his name on the roster by the time Week 1 rolls around this season. Thomas, who has been one of the team’s top defenders, might also become a permanent member of the special teams unit. Seattle has had difficulty finding a punt returner for 2014, and Thomas stepped up in a big way during the the Seahawks’...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks seem to be serious about letting Earl Thomas return punts

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas may be earning that new contract in an unusual way. One of the key players on the team’s defense could also be the team’s top punt returner for 2014. Few took the possibility seriously in May, when coach Pete Carroll called Thomas the top option given the departure of receiver Golden Tate in free agency. In Friday night’s unofficial dress rehearsal...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys owner blames the Seahawks defense for the penalties in preseason

The NFL has increased their penalties in 2014 and the Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the Seahawks are the culprit of the problem. “A team like Seattle, who basically played a style that would risk a holding penalty as opposed to not having an aggressive defender back there,” said Jones, whose son, Cowboys chief […] The post Cowboys owner blames the Seahawks defense...
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Earl Thomas says Russell Wilson has made another leap

Practicing against the best free safety in the league on a daily basis has made Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tougher. Analysts are starting to come around and say what Seahawks fans have known for two years: that Wilson is an elite NFL quarterback. Now according to Earl Thomas he’s getting even better. Speaking Saturday at Seahawks training camp, Thomas said that...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Earl Thomas names his top-3 defensive backs in the NFL

The Post Game caught up with Seahawks safety Earl Thomas and asked him who his top-three NFL defensive backs are. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Earl Thomas names his top-3 defensive backs in the NFL appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Earl Thomas irked by his NFL top 100 ranking

In case you haven’t heard by now, the Seattle Seahawks have a chip on their shoulder. Despite winning the Super bowl by 35 points this team is determined to prove all of their doubters wrong (and there are a lot of doubters out there.) NFL Live doesn’t think the Seahawks will make the playoffs in 2014. cover32 agrees. It seems like no matter what Seattle does it’s not enough...
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July 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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