Earl Thomas (29) had this interception plus a remarkable karate chop of running back Todd Gurley arm to force a fumble at the goal line in the Seahawks’ win at the Los Angeles Rams last weekend. Wednesday he was named the NFC’s defensive player of the week. Oddly, it’s the first time the three-time All-Pro has earned that honor in his starring, eight-year career.
Earl Thomas (29) had this interception plus a remarkable karate chop of running back Todd Gurley arm to force a fumble at the goal line in the Seahawks’ win at the Los Angeles Rams last weekend. Wednesday he was named the NFC’s defensive player of the week. Oddly, it’s the first time the three-time All-Pro has earned that honor in his starring, eight-year career. Mark J. Terrill AP
Earl Thomas (29) had this interception plus a remarkable karate chop of running back Todd Gurley arm to force a fumble at the goal line in the Seahawks’ win at the Los Angeles Rams last weekend. Wednesday he was named the NFC’s defensive player of the week. Oddly, it’s the first time the three-time All-Pro has earned that honor in his starring, eight-year career. Mark J. Terrill AP
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“Extraordinary” Earl Thomas named NFC defensive player of the week--for the first time

October 11, 2017 01:55 PM

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