Two weeks after suffering a fractured tibia, Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas said Tuesday that he is still contemplating retirement.
“I’m kind of enjoying just waking up in the mornings without the pressure,” Thomas said on “The Rich Eisen Show.”
“Peace is starting to return to me, and I think that’s my ultimate goal in life. I just want to have peace. But I can say when I went back to the VMAC [practice facility] the other day, my competitive juices came right back. I don’t know, man. I’m kind of caught in between right now.”
After a broken leg ended his season, Earl Thomas started thinking about walking away from the game.
A few months ago, of course, nothing the Cowboys did in December was supposed to have any consequence whatsoever. In August, Tony Romo hurt his back and was replaced by Prescott, the fourth-round draft choice and eighth quarterback picked overall.
Game Youth Zach Ertz Jersey So much for the season. Then, in keeping with the overall theme of 2016 — “Wait, what?” — Prescott turned out to be nothing short of extraordinary. With him and sensational rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott, the Cowboys somehow went from zero expectations to the projected top seed in the NFC.
“The Dallas offensive line is unbelievable. They’re by far the best in the league that I’ve seen.”
But the real reason for Dallas’ unlikely run is its five wide-bodies up front, a unit so dominant there has been talk of naming the entire group the 2016 NFL MVP. It’s now in perfect sync at the start of this critical drive. As Prescott’s right foot hits the turf, Witten’s right hand lifts off the ground.
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He moves with purpose behind the line, first passing right tackle Doug Free, then right guard Zack Martin, center Travis Frederick and left guard Ronald Leary, before coming to a stop just behind the outside shoulder of left tackle Tyron Smith, the man who set this juggernaut into motion.