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Earl Thomas posts video of himself running on a treadmill

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They may not be major players in free agency, but that doesn’t mean the Seahawks didn’t get some good news this week.

Via Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, Seahawks safety Earl Thomas posted a video of himself running on a treadmill, three months after be broke his tibia.

Granted, it was one of those gravity assisted treadmills, but it’s still a good sign for the quarterback of their defense, which didn’t look nearly the same without him late in the season.

Thomas had suggested he might retire right after the injury, but coach Pete Carroll said last week at the Scouting Combine that “all indications” were that Thomas would recover and be on the field to start the regular season.

“Yeah, it was a big shock, you know. It was a big shock to him. He’d never been injured before, like that,” Carroll said. “He’s feeling very competitive about it and he’s going for it. His mentality is strong. And he’s looking forward to getting right.”

While the workout videos are almost a cliche for injured players at this point, they can provide a morale boost, even if it’s only for the guy who posts them.

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8 Responses to “Earl Thomas posts video of himself running on a treadmill”
  1. davebarnes21 says: Mar 8, 2017 8:59 AM

    over rated

  2. Della Street says: Mar 8, 2017 9:13 AM

    A retirement video? What a baby.

  3. minson15 says: Mar 8, 2017 9:52 AM

    DPOY next year or atleast CPOY.

  4. nhpats says: Mar 8, 2017 10:23 AM

    Richard Sherman is happy about this. Richard was exposed as average when Thomas went down

  5. fmc651 says: Mar 8, 2017 10:27 AM

    I hope he makes a full recovery and is back to his top form.

  6. breadmeatcheese says: Mar 8, 2017 11:19 AM

    so no longer contemplating completely quitting on his team just like ben roethelisberger was.

  7. lastnameiswilson says: Mar 8, 2017 1:52 PM

    There you go E.T.!

  8. shoutin' get off my lawn says: Mar 8, 2017 7:24 PM

    It’s an anti-gravity treadmill, so there’s still no actual evidence he can put weight on it.

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