It’s never simple with Earl Thomas, and that’s what makes him such a lovable figure.
When Thomas broke his leg in December of 2016, he sent a mid-game tweet talking about retirement.
Just before he was loaded onto the cart, Pete Carroll stood over him, among other players gathered. Thomas’s injury comes just weeks after he ended a holdout, as he looked for long-term security in the last year of his contract.
Watch Thomas get carted off here: