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Seahawks lose Earl Thomas for season

Seahawks lose Earl Thomas for season

The Seattle Seahawks will be without safety Earl Thomas, arguably their most important defensive player, for the rest of the season including the playoffs because of a broken lower left leg. 

Thomas suffered a fractured tibia in a collision with fellow safety Kam Chancellor in the second quarter of Sunday night’s 40-7 win over Carolina. It’s the first major injury of Thomas’ career. He had played 106 consecutive games before missing Seattle’s loss at Tampa Bay last week with a hamstring issue.

Rivera moves on

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