Earl Thomas fails to report, what would you trade for him?

06 September, 2018, 04:27 | Author: Amy Huff
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The Cowboys visit Thomas and the Seahawks in Seattle in Week 3. Thomas' reaction to the lack of a resolution was clear in his post: "The disrespect has been noted and will not be forgotten".

In addition to that, Rapoport also reported that the Dallas Cowboys, whose interest in Earl Thomas has never been a secret, have shown their willingness to throw a third-round pick in a prospective deal.

Thomas was adamant in receiving a contract extension or to be traded by the Seahawks, and if neither happened, he wouldn't report to the team.

Thomas wrote on Instagram, accompanied by a picture of himself in the Seahawks' weight room, that: "I worked my whole life for this...."

With Thomas saying a couple of times that he won't return to the Seahawks without a contract extension and a lack of signs that a contract extension is something the team is interested in extending his way, no end to the Thomas saga appears to be in sight. Aside from suffering a broken leg late in the 2016 season, Thomas has been a durable starter from the time he arrived in the league. "Father Time may have an undefeated record but best believe I plan on taking him into triple overtime when it comes to my career", he wrote on Instagram today.

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And that galls him all the more. With no trade in place, the 29-year old safety will enter the final season of a four-year, $40 million extension he signed with the Seahawks in 2014.

Thomas' contract is up at the end of the 2018-19 season, and Dallas would be a front-runner to gain his services in free agency.

So now he's back, to prove again what he's worth.

Even though Seattle willingly moved on from some of these big names, Thomas was a player they probably thought would come around at some point over the course of the offseason.

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