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Earl Thomas agrees to contract extension with Seattle Seahawks
Earl Thomas agrees to contract extension with Seattle Seahawks

Earl Thomas is the latest member of the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks to be rewarded. A person with knowledge of the deal said Thomas and the Seahawks have reached agreement on a $40-million, four-year contract extension. The person spoke to the Associated Press on Monday on the condition of anonymity because there had been no announcement from the team. Thomas, a two-time first-team All-Pro, could have gone into the 2014 season with free agency on the horizon. Instead, Seattle made sure to lock up the most important cog of its defense. Seattle previously locked up Coach Pete Carroll with an extension through 2016 and has been talking with cornerback Richard Sherman about a new...

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