Seattle could be down Thomas, Shead vs. Tampa Bay

BY foxsports • November 23, 2016

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks will likely be without free safety Earl Thomas and cornerback DeShawn Shead for Sunday's game at Tampa Bay.

Seattle coach Pete Carroll was pessimistic on Wednesday that either player would be able to go after suffering hamstring injuries last week against Philadelphia.

Thomas was hurt in the third quarter running downfield in coverage on a pass that was intercepted by teammate Richard Sherman.

Shead had his hamstring bothering him before last Sunday's game against the Eagles and left in the first half after it continued to bother him.

If Thomas doesn't go, it would be the first game missed in his career, snapping a streak of 106 straight starts.

Steven Terrell would likely start in place of Thomas, with Jeremy Lane and Neiko Thorpe filling in for Shead.


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