NFL.com "For months we'd been told Earl Thomas was on a path to be back by Week 1. Now that optimism has shaved a bit. While he's making progress in his rehab from February shoulder surgery on a torn labrum, the Seattle Seahawks' star safety will not be ready for the start of camp and the regular-season..." July 24
Pro Football Talk "After Seahawks safety Earl Thomas had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder in February, word was that there was “no doubt” he’d be ready to play when the Seahawks open the regular season. The lack of doubt was a bit surprising given the six-to-eight month timeline given for a full..." July 23
Pro Football Talk "When Seahawks safety Earl Thomas had shoulder surgery in March, the word was that he was likely to miss the entire offseason program and some of training camp while he rehabilitated but that there was “no doubt” he’d be ready for the first week of the regular season. It may be time to readjust..." June 03
Pro Football Talk "Despite the reported range of six-to-eight months that Seahawks safety Earl Thomas will need to recover from shoulder surgery that occurred today, a source with knowledge of the situation makes it clear that Thomas will be ready closer to the front end of that period. Per the source, there’s..." February 24
Seahawks S Earl Thomas undergoing surgery for fully torn labrum he played with in SB and NFC Champ game, per source. Will be 100% by camp.
The Score "Leading up to the NFC Championship game, Earl Thomas was one of several Seattle Seahawks players questioning whether or not Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was actually dealing with a calf injury. But in a blog post reflecting on the Seahawks' playoff run, Thomas says that he now..." January 31
SB Nation "Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas thinks the NFL's random drug testing may not be so random. Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas suffered a dislocated shoulder during the NFC Championship against the Green Bay Packers, but said Wednesday that he's good to go for the Super Bowl and that his..." January 29
Seattle Times "“Most people,’’ Earl Thomas explained on Wednesday, “don’t get me.” Of all the Seahawks — Marshawn Lynch included — Thomas might be the most inscrutable. Or at least the most paradoxical. He’s a rugged football player — by acclimation, the best safety in the NFL — who is keenly in tune with..." January 29
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."
ESPN "Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and free safety Earl Thomas both suffered injuries in the team's 28-22 overtime win against the Green Bay Packers in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. Sherman suffered an elbow injury in the fourth quarter while Thomas injured his shoulder in the first..." January 19
ESPN "Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas has heard all the talk about Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers being limited because of his torn calf muscle. “I'm not buying into this leg issue,” Thomas said. “I saw him scramble close to the goal line on the Cowboys, so he's not fooling me with..." January 16
Seattle Times "Seahawks safety Earl Thomas was asked if he was surprised if the Rams’ fumble at the end of Seattle’s 28-26 loss wasn’t reviewed. It looked as if Sherman had recovered the fumble initially, but the Rams’ retained possession and ran out the clock. “Yeah,” Thomas said. “At least give us a shot...." October 20
The #Seahawks have locked up star safety Earl Thomas to a blockbuster long-term extension, source says. Easily the highest-paid safety.
As for #Seahawks, source says top priority this offseason is to ink Earl Thomas to an extension. Sherman may wait depending on available $$
SI "It may be true, as Richard Sherman likes to say, that he is the best cornerback in the NFL. But it’s also very true that no matter what, the Seattle Seahawks cornerback isn’t even the best player in his own secondary. That honor goes to safety Earl Thomas, who has gained quite a bit of traction..." February 02
USA Today "When you see Seahawks safety Earl Thomas at the Super Bowl Sunday, he’ll be sporting a freshly cut head of hair, courtesy of his good friend Mark Baysinger, owner of On the Mark barbershop in Kennewick, Washington. Baysinger’s relationship with the Seahawks began on Instagram, as first reported..." January 26