Thomas (hip) is active for Sunday's game at Minnesota. Thomas, who has 53 total tackles and three interceptions so far on the season, should not be slowed down by his hip issue in this game.
Seahawks safety Earl Thomas was able to pass his physical and will be removed the Physically Unable to Perform list, the team announced Wednesday. Thomas was recovering from a separated shoulder, which required surgery in the offseason.
Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas will start the upcoming season on the physically unable to perform list, according to Seattlepi.com. Thomas, who underwent surgery to repair a separated shoulder in the offseason, might miss some time during the early portion of the season. "We're going to be really patient at this time of year," coach Pete Carroll said. "We're going to not jump to a decision at all. He's worked really hard, he's making great progress. The timeline, let's just wait and see, and see how long it takes for him to be really safe and secure before he goes out. He plays this game with such reckless abandon, he's got to be ready to go 100 percent. We're not going to jump the gun on that at all."
Although Seahawks safety Earl Thomas is making progress from his shoulder injury, his status for Week 1 remains uncertain, reports ESPN. Thomas sustained a separated shoulder in the NFC Championship Game and had surgery in February. He is not expected to be cleared to participate when training camp opens.
Safety Earl Thomas was able to participate in the Seahawks' OTA session on Tuesday, an unexpected surprise for the team, per ESPN. Thomas suffered a separated shoulder in the NFC Championship Game and had surgery in February. He isn't expected back until training camp. Thomas was able to take part in position drills at the start of practice, however.