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2019 NFL Free Agency Profile: Earl Thomas

Earl Thomas' nine-year career with the Seattle Seahawks may not have ended well, but his contributions on the field were among the best in the league at the safety position when healthy. He earned 84.0-plus overall grades in each of his final six seasons with the ‘Hawks and will look to continue such dominance with whichever team signs him in free agency.

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Overview

The team that overlooks Thomas' age and health concerns will get a game-changer at the safety position well worth the price tag. He adds too much value to a defense when healthy for all 32 teams to not want to swing the bat on the soon-to-be 10-year veteran with a Hall of Fame resume.

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