• Earl Thomas absent from Seahawks minicamp

    9 days ago - By Seattle Pi

    RENTON, Wash. - Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas officially commenced his holdout as the team began its three-day mandatory minicamp Tuesday.
    Thomas released a statement on Twitter on Sunday announcing his intention to skip the minicamp and all team-related activities until his contract situation is resolved.
    "Kind of had heard that he was making that choice," head coach Pete Carroll said. "I wish he was here. That would be nice. But we're focusing on the guys that are here and we'll see how that goes."
    Thomas is entering the final year of a four-year extension signed prior to the...
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  • Agent's Take: Are Earl Thomas and Seahawks headed for a divorce? Let's take a look

    10 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Earl Thomas announced via Twitter Sunday morning he wouldn't attend the Seahawks' mandatory minicamp or any other team activities until his contract situation is resolved. He hadn't been at Seattle's voluntary workouts this offseason either. The free safety also expressed his desire to stay with the Seahawks for the remainder of his NFL career in the same tweet. Skipping this minicamp has financial consequences. Thomas is subject to an $84,435 fine under the NFL's Collective Bargaining Agreement with a three-day absence. Thomas is in the final year of a four-year contract extension signed...
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