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UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 9:21 a.m.

Seahawks’ Earl Thomas voted top safety in AP rankings

Earl Thomas bounced back from a broken leg that had him contemplating retirement to reclaiming his place as the NFL’s top safety. The Seattle Seahawks’ playmaking star and defensive leader …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

Earl Thomas, Eddie Lacy among nine to sit out of Tuesday practice for Seahawks

The Seahawks’ injury report decreased a bit on Tuesday — just nine players were listed as not participating compared to 13 from Monday.

Seahawks unsure about status of Thomas with hamstring strain

The Seattle Seahawks are unsure of the status of safety Earl Thomas after he suffered a strained hamstring late in their win over the Houston Texans.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 10:33 p.m.

Vince Grippi: Seahawks turn a little luck into a big win over Rams

Some teams don’t need luck. This year’s Seahawks haven’t been one of those teams – at least through their first five games.

Hall-bound Kenny Easley set gold standard for Seahawks in secondary

The request given to Kenny Easley – to compare his game with current Seattle Seahawks Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor – was countered with a laugh and a request of …

Camp preview: Seahawks hope Earl Thomas’ return will restore defensive prowess

The Seahawks’ defense was pretty much playing to the same level in 2016, until perennial Pro Bowl free safety Earl Thomas got hurt and it all fell apart.

Seahawks standout Earl Thomas ahead of schedule in recovery

Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas is well ahead of where he was projected to be in his recovery from a broken leg that ended his 2016 season. The team believes …

Earl Thomas running again; DeShawn Shead’s return to Seahawks trickier

Earl Thomas posted video indicating his eventual return. But the return of another Seahawks starting defensive back is much trickier.

Without Earl Thomas, Seahawks’ vaunted defense looks vulnerable

Until a month ago, the Seattle Seahawks never knew what it was like without Earl Thomas on the field.

Seahawks Earl Thomas still mulling over football future

Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas said he is “kind of caught in between’’ continuing to play or retiring during

Maske: Are the Seahawks still Super Bowl contenders? They didn’t look it in Green Bay.

The Seattle Seahawks have some issues.

Seattle loses safety Earl Thomas for rest of the season

It was one thing for the Seattle Seahawks to know they would be without safety Earl Thomas for one game, maybe two.

John Blanchette: Nervousness surrounds scintillating win

The tweet from Earl Thomas appeared on his time line a couple minutes before 7 o’clock Sunday night, unusual enough in that there was a football game that hadn’t yet …

Seahawks’ Earl Thomas about his week off; unsure whether he’ll play Sunday

Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas hadn’t missed a game since his days at West Orange-Stark (Texas) High School before he was forced to sit out the trip last Sunday to …

Seahawks focused on stopping Tampa Bay’s Mike Evans

It’s hard to know just how valuable Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is when he might not even be the most valuable player in his own secondary, many wondering if maybe …

Earl Thomas ruled out of Sunday’s Seahawks game at Tampa Bay

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas will miss a game for the first time in his NFL career when the Seahawks play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Thomas, who was ruled …

Seahawks Russell Wilson, Earl Thomas have forged unique relationship

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has faced safety Earl Thomas in practice for five seasons now. But he can still remember one of his early encounters with Thomas as a rookie, …

Pete Carroll doesn’t mind when Seahawks defenders take risks

Richard Sherman did the wrong thing.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 11:24 p.m.

Seahawks overcame early collapses to get to this point

They sat around in the aftermath of a fourth loss in six games, this vaunted group of Seattle Seahawks defensive backs trying to figure out how they could make such …

Seahawks’ Earl Thomas has Texas football in his blood

As Earl Thomas was growing up in the eastern-most city of Texas his father taught his son form tackling. Before he entered grade school.

Seahawks’ Earl Thomas says he’s ready to go for Sunday’s opener

RENTON, Wash. – For the first time this season, there was a No. 31 on the Seahawks’ practice field Thursday. But this one played running back. Marshawn Lynch honored Kam …

Returned, “reassured” Earl Thomas debated if he still loved football following shoulder surgery Returned, “reassured” Earl Thomas debated if he still loved football following shoulder surgery

RENTON – In the darkest days, late February into March while the rest of Seattle mourned perhaps the most galling ending in Super Bowl history, he was indeed a doubting …

Seattle activates safety Earl Thomas from PUP list

RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks have activated All-Pro free safety Earl Thomas from the physically unable to perform list, raising hopes he’ll be ready for the regular-season opener.

Thomas on PUP list to start Seahawks camp

Seahawks All-Pro free safety Earl Thomas is starting training camp on the physically unable to perform list. Thomas had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder during …

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas’ status remains a mystery

An ESPN report Thursday stated that the status of Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas, who is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, for the beginning of training camp and possibly the …

Seahawks notes: It’s a boy for Richard Sherman; Earl Thomas needs surgery; Kam Chancellor played Super Bowl with torn MCL

Richard Sherman’s timing was far better than his latest game result. The Seahawks scheduled surgery for Earl Thomas’ dislocated shoulder and torn labrum. The All-Pro safety played Sunday’s Super Bowl …

Banged-up Thomas vows to be fearless

PHOENIX – Seahawks All-Pro safety Earl Thomas promises he will play in the Super Bowl and will remain fearless when he gets on the field. Thomas pronounced his separated left …

Seattle safeties Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor met ‘Family’ style

RENTON, Wash. – The bonding of a championship team, the meshing in the middle of what has become among the top NFL defenses of the last 40 years, didn’t begin …

First-timer Bobby Wagner highlights Seahawks’ All-Pro choices

RENTON, Wash. – Bobby Wagner figured spending five games as a spectator because of injury – part of that time with his foot in a cast and moving around on …

Seahawks’ strong secondary extends beyond Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas

RENTON, Wash. – Tharold Simon never started a game in his NFL career until Week 7 of this season, when he finally got to line up opposite Richard Sherman in …