Round 1: Seattle Selects S Earl Thomas

With Selection 14 in Round 1, Seattle selects S Earl Thomas, Texas. Learn more about this pick from Scout.com team and draft experts!

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Player Earl Thomas - S - Texas
Team Seattle Seahawks
Pick Round 1, Selection 14 (14 Overall)
Combine
Stats
Ht: 5-10   Wt: 292   Forty: 4.43   10-Yard: 1.56   20-Yard: 2.5   Shuttle:    Cone: --   Bench Press: 21 Reps  
Scout
Ranking
#11 out of 550 overall
Flash Analysis

By selecting University of Texas S Earl Thomas, the Seattle Seahawks solved a big issue in their secondary.

After releasing veteran S Deon Grant earlier this year, that move left a tremendous hole in their defensive backfield.

While Thomas will line up at safety, he's also capable of moving to the slot in passing situations.

Scouts love the intelligence and savvy that Thomas brings to the table.

He'll be an instant starter for the Seahawks this coming season.

- Adam Caplan
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