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Earl Thomas

29
FS
Height: 
5-10

Weight:

202

Age

27
Texas
7 Years Pro

2016 Season

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HOW ACQUIRED: Drafted with the 14th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Signed a multi-year extension April 28, 2014.

Gameday Photos

Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:

 Drafted with the 14th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. Signed a multi-year extension April 28, 2014.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Voted to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl and third consecutive Associated Press First-Team All-Pro in 2014.

  • Voted to his third consecutive Pro Bowl, along with being selected as an Associated Press First-Team All-Pro for 2013. He and Richard Sherman were fourth and fifth players to earn back-to-back first-team All-Pro honors in franchise history.
  • Recorded a career-high 100 tackles (75 solo) in 2013 and tied a career-high with five interceptions. Also notched eight passes defensed and two forced fumbles.
  • Only safety in past decade to record 100+ tackles, 5+ INTs & 2+ FFs in a single season.
  • Voted to his second all-star game as a backup in the 2013 Pro Bowl.
  • Recorded 61 tackles and three interceptions in 2012, returning one for a TD. Also recorded two interceptions in the postseason, with one at Washington and one at Atlanta.
  • Voted a starter to the 2012 Pro Bowl, becoming the first Seahawk voted to the all-star game since 2008 and first Seahawks safety to earn a spot since Darryl Williams in 1997.
  • Recorded a career-high 92 tackles (67 solo), finishing third on the team after starting all 16 games in 2011.
  • Posted a career-high 10 stops (four solo) vs. Cincinnati (10/30/11).
  • Led team with five interceptions (T5th NFC, T10th NFL), tying the club’s mark for most interceptions by a rookie (Michael Boulware, 2005).
  • In 2010, finished fifth on team with 71 tackles (60 solo) during rookie campaign.
  • Scored first career touchdown on a 10-yard return of a blocked punt vs. Kansas City (11/28/10), the first time that has happened for Seattle since Alex Bannister’s 9-yard return vs. Denver (10/14/01).
  • Collected the first two interceptions of career vs. San Diego (9/26/10) with the final pick coming at the goal-line to preserve the win. Became the first Seahawks rookie since Kenny Easley in 1981 to have two interceptions in one game.

HONORS: 2014: NFC Pro Bowl, Associated Press First-Team All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL, Sporting News All-Pro; 2013: NFC Pro Bowl, Associated Press First-team All-Pro, Pro Foot­ball Weekly All-NFL Team, Sporting News All-Pro, Sports Illustrated All-Pro; 2012: NFC Pro Bowl, Associated Press First-team All-Pro, Pro Football Weekly All-NFL Team, Sporting News All-Pro; 2011: NFC Pro Bowl starter.

COLLEGE:  Named a Thorpe Award finalist (nation’s top defensive back). Left school after redshirt-sophomore season and started all 27 games at Texas, posting 135 tackles (97 solo) with 7.5 stops for loss. Added 19 tackles (17 solo) with a blocked punt performing on UT’s special team coverage units. Deflected 21 passes and intercepted 10 others for 149 yards in returns. His 10 interceptions rank 11th on the school’s career record list. As a sophomore, earned All-American first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report, Walter Camp Football Foun­dation, American Football Coaches Association AP, and Football Writers Association of America, adding second-team honors from The Sporting News. Finalist for Jim Thorpe Award, given to the Nation’s top defensive back. Unanimous All-Big 12 Conference first-team choice. Recorded 65 tackles (46 solo), one forced fumble and led the league (third in nation) with eight interceptions. His eight interceptions in 2009 set the school single-season record, topping the previous mark of seven.

PERSONAL: Attended West Orange-Stark High School (Texas). Earned all-state selection and three-year starter at DB, RB and WR. Recorded 112 career tackles with 11 interceptions, two kickoff return TDs and two punt return TDs. Also had 1,850 rushing yards and 2,140 receiving yards. Helped team to a 24-2 record over his final two seasons. Also lettered in basketball, baseball and track and field. A two-time letterman in basketball and baseball. A three-time letterman in track and field. An active member of his church in which his late grandfather, Earl Thomas, was the pastor. Was part of a rebuilding project following Hurricane Katrina. His uncle, Anthony Thomas, was a linebacker at Stephen F. Austin (1997-99).

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2016SEA111148242400102---001
2015SEA16166445190-95---01-
2014SEA16169771260-51---031
2013SEA161610578270-95---02-
2012SEA16166642240093---111
2011SEA16169869290-72---012
2010SEA16167664120075---01-
TOTAL554393161005623---195

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
13CARW 40-72200-1-----0-
12@TBL 5-140------------
11PHIW 26-154130-1-----0-
10@NEW 31-249630-0-----0-
9BUFW 31-259270-0-----0-
8@NOL 20-25211001-----01
7@ARIT 6-62110-2-----0-
6ATLW 26-244130-31---00-
4@NYJW 27-177340-21---00-
3SFW 37-182200-0-----0-
2@LAL 3-93300-0-----0-
1MIAW 12-104220-0-----0-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2016SEA1148242400102052.55
2015SEA166445190-9506713.432
2014SEA169771260-510474747
2013SEA1610578270-95091.811
2012SEA16664224009318026.757
2011SEA169869290-720199.511
2010SEA16766412007506813.634
TOTAL 1075543931610056231295-57

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2016SEA11----1-11---
2015SEA16-----------
2014SEA1611--1-0-000
2013SEA16-----------
2012SEA16----1-00---
2011SEA16----2-0----
2010SEA16-------0---
TOTAL 10711-05011000

punt returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016SEA11---------
2015SEA16---------
2014SEA16231.5300001
2013SEA16---------
2012SEA16---------
2011SEA16---------
2010SEA16---------
TOTAL 107231.5300001

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/13/2016@KCW 17-1611-000-1-----0-
208/18/2016MINL 18-11111010-0-----0-
308/25/2016DALW 17-27114220-1-----0-
409/01/2016@OAKW 23-21110------------
TOTAL 445230-2-----0-

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/11/2016MIAW 10-12114220-0-----0-
209/18/2016@LAL 3-9113300-0-----0-
309/25/2016SFW 18-37112200-0-----0-
410/02/2016@NYJW 27-17117340-210-000-
610/16/2016ATLW 24-26114130-315-500-
710/23/2016@ARIT 6-6112110-2-----0-
810/30/2016@NOL 20-2511211001-----01
911/07/2016BUFW 25-31119270-0-----0-
1011/13/2016@NEW 31-24119630-0-----0-
1111/20/2016PHIW 15-26114130-1-----0-
1211/27/2016@TBL 5-14000------------
1312/04/2016CARW 7-40112200-1-----0-
TOTAL 1111482424001025-5001

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Arizona Cardinals12110-2-----
Atlanta Falcons14130-310555
Buffalo Bills19270-0-----
Carolina Panthers12200-1-----
Los Angeles Rams13300-0-----
Miami Dolphins14220-0-----
New England Patriots19630-0-----
New Orleans Saints1211001-----
New York Jets17340-2100-0
Philadelphia Eagles14130-1-----
San Francisco 49ers12200-0-----
Tampa Bay Buccaneers00----------

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division84118230082052.55
vs AFC Teams42913160-2100-0
vs NFC Teams71911800810555
vs Own Division37610-2-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December12200-1-----
November3229130-1-----
October415690082052.55
September39720-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
CenturyLink Field62510150-510555
Gillette Stadium19630-0-----
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum13300-0-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1211001-----
MetLife Stadium17340-2100-0
Raymond James Stadium00----------
University of Phoenix Stadium12110-2-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses2541001-----
Ties12110-2-----
Wins84119220-72052.55

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays19270-0-----
Sundays1039221700102052.55

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Arizona Cardinals1------
Atlanta Falcons1------
Buffalo Bills1------
Carolina Panthers1------
Los Angeles Rams1------
Miami Dolphins1------
New England Patriots1------
New Orleans Saints1----11
New York Jets1------
Philadelphia Eagles1------
San Francisco 49ers1------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers0------

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division8----11
vs AFC Teams4------
vs NFC Teams7----11
vs Own Division3------

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
December1------
November3------
October4----11
September3------

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
CenturyLink Field6------
Gillette Stadium1------
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum1------
Mercedes-Benz Superdome1----11
MetLife Stadium1------
Raymond James Stadium0------
University of Phoenix Stadium1------

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Losses2----11
Ties1------
Wins8------

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Mondays1------
Sundays10----11

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass25410-2-----
Turf94320230082052.55

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games62510150-510555
Road Games523149005100-0

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead3115160-6100-0
Ahead by 1-8 Points17980-4-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points13580-2100-0
Behind4400-210555
Behind by 1-8 Points4400-210555
Tied1358002-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half271215005-----
2nd Half201190-52052.55
Last Two Minutes of Half4040-1-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line4310-1100-0
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line23111200510555
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line5230-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line16880-4-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter1257003-----
2nd Quarter15780-2-----
3rd Quarter11560-1-----
4th Quarter9630-42052.55
4th Quarter within 77520-310555
Overtime1100-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-7733161700610555
Margin 15+24400-1-----
Margin 8-14211470-3100-0