Report: Cowboys remain interested in Earl Thomas

It was presumed when the Seahawks didn’t trade safety Earl Thomas after the first two days of the draft that he would remain in Seattle next season. But not so fast. . . .

We do have corners that can play that position. They’ve done so before and Baseball Jerseys Custom certainly depending on how the competition works out over these OTAs and minicamps and then training camp, we’ll see how that works out. We certainly haven’t ruled out continuing to look for somebody that might step up back there and compete with Xavier for that free safety spot, although we do feel like there are players on our team, where if we wanted to move them back there, we could create a competitive situation.”

It would take the Seahawks lowering their price for the Cowboys to enter into a deal. Thomas, a native Texan who expressed his desire to play for the Cowboys when he approached Jason Garrett after the teams played in December, could go back on his word and holdout, hoping to force a trade.

“I have personal goals. I want to keep playing,” he said, via Mike Reiss of ESPN.com. “I’ve said for a long time I want to play to my mid-40s. I was told three years, when I was 36-37, ‘You can’t keep playing; no one wins Super Bowls [at that age].’ It’s a great challenge for me. I think I’ve been challenged my whole life. I feel like I can do it. . . .

“I have a great system in place that works well for me in order to keep me performing at my highest level. . . . What I want to do in the meantime is I want to inspire people through my action. Not tell them what to do, but just show it.”

Getting in a plug for the TB12 method, which he likes and has won converts to, seemed fitting with the overall theme of his chat — which seemed to be “poking the bear that is Bill Belichick with a long stick.” He also discussed his decision to stay away from the team’s offseason Cheap NFL Jerseys Nike program.

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