On this Election Day, Seahawks rookie free safety Earl Thomas has been selected to Peter King’s midseason All-Pro team.
Thomas already has four interceptions – one shy of the Seahawks’ record for a rookie – and also is fourth on the team with 33 tackles.
“Earl has extraordinary range and he’s just so quick to be at top speed that he does have the ability,” coach Pete Carroll said last week.
Carroll then pointed to Thomas’ fourth interception, which came against the Arizona Cardinals.
“Earl was playing deep middle and he caught the fade route,” Carroll said. “He has the ability to range as well as anybody that can play. He’s that fast.”
King obviously agrees, as he tabbed the 14th pick in the first round of April’s draft for his midseason team that will appear in this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated.
Here’s the rest of those crowned by King:
QB: Peyton Manning, Colts DE: Trent Cole, Eagles
RB: Arian Foster, Texans DE: Vince Wilfork, Patriots
WR: Roddy White, Falcons DT: Haloti Ngata, Ravens
WR: Brandon Lloyd, Broncos DT: Jason Jones, Titans
WR: Davone Bess, Dolphins LB: Clay Matthews III, Packers
TE: Antonio Gates, Chargers LB: Cameron Wake, Dolphins
T: Jake Long, Dolphins LB: Lawrence Timmons, Steelers
T: Marshal Yanda, Ravens CB: Brandon Flowers, Chiefs
C: Alex Mack, Browns CB: Nnamdi Asomugha, Raiders
G: Brandon Moore, Jets SS: LaRon Landry, Redskins
G: Ryan Lilja, Chiefs FS: Earl Thomas, Seahawks
PK: Billy Cundiff, Ravens P: Shane Lechler, Raiders
KR: Brandon Tate, Patriots PR: Devin Hester, Bears
MVP: Tom Brady, QB, Patriots Offensive Rookie: Maurkice Pouncey, C, Steelers
Offensive Player: Roddy White Defensive Rookie: Ndamukong Suh, DT, Lions
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