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January 26, 2015 at 7:45 PM

Earl Thomas blogs about his injury, and more

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas heads to the locker room after injuring his shoulder during the second quarter.  (Photo by Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas heads to the locker room after injuring his shoulder during the second quarter. (Photo by Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

Seattle safety Earl Thomas talked a bit about this shoulder injury when he met the media on Sunday.

But he talks about it a lot more in this blog post on his blog, EarlThomas.com, going into some pretty good detail about what happened. Check out the whole thing, but here’s a couple excepts:

The play I got hurt on was kind of an inside-out tackle on Randall Cobb as he was sprinting toward the outside. It was a tough angle to make the tackle because he’s a very good athlete. I dove and grabbed at his feet to try to wrap him, and I ended up tripping him up. He fell down, and as I was going to the ground with him, I felt something pop.

I got up and knew right away it was my shoulder. I went to the sideline. The coaches saw it, and then the trainers were talking to me. But when I’m in that zone, I don’t really hear or feel anything. I just wanted to go back in, and I was in a rage that they wouldn’t let me. They saw it was separated, and told me to go to the locker room. That was going to be it for the day.

I told them I was going back onto the field. There were only a few minutes left before half. They could check me at halftime.

When they saw my reaction, they talked to Coach (Pete) Carroll, who came over to talk to me. “You need to go get checked out now,” he said.

Back in the locker room, they reset my shoulder. I felt it pop into place, and that was it.

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