- Five interceptions,
- Nine pass deflections,
- Two forced fumbles,
- 105 solo and assisted tackles in 2014 …
If you’re 24-year-old Earl Thomas, Seattle’s heat-seeking missile of a safety, those numbers add up to $40 million — as in dollars — as in new money on top of the $4.625 million Thomas is due to make in the 2014 season. All total, Thomas’ contract with the Seahawks now averages a league-leading $8.925 million-per-year, with $27.725 million guaranteed.
Read about Earl Thomas' new contract and how it impacts The Seahawks' salary cap on Oregon Sports News.