Ex-Seattle safety Earl Thomas arrested over protective order
DALLAS — (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas has been arrested in Texas more than two weeks after a warrant was issued over an alleged violation of a protective order. Beaumont, Texas, television station KBMT reported Thomas was arrested Friday in Orange, where he played high school football. The station reported the three-time All-Pro was recognized at a restaurant. The arrest warrant was issued last month in Austin, Texas, where Thomas played in college for the Texas Longhorns. Thomas' attorney, Trey Dolezal, told the Austin newspaper the warrant stems from Thomas reaching out to the woman to see their children.wftv.com
Former NFL defensive back Earl Thomas arrested in Texas
Arrested: Earl Thomas (29) spent nine of his 10 NFL seasons with the Seattle Seahawks. ( Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)ORANGE, Texas — Former NFL defensive back Earl Thomas was arrested Friday in his Texas hometown, two weeks after a warrant was issued following his alleged violation of a court protective order, authorities said. Former NFL star, Orange native Earl Thomas arrested at restaurant in hometown https://t.co/OFiayD9Ek3 — WFAA (@wfaa) May 14, 2022Thomas was arrested and charged with violating the court order, according to Orange County Sheriff’s Department online booking records. The protective order requires Thomas to communicate with the woman only through a co-parenting phone application, WFAA reported. Thomas, who was born in Orange, played for West Orange-Stark High School and graduated in 2007, according to the television station.wftv.com
Freeman, Miller, Thomas among big NFL names still unsigned
Freeman is still unsigned as Week 1 of the NFL season begins. Several familiar names and players on roster bubbles took turns on the unemployment line with some finding new jobs. Adrian Peterson was cut last week by Washington, but quickly landed in Detroit. Here's a look at notable available players at each position:QUARTERBACKSBlake Bortles, Cody Kessler, DeShone Kizer, Trevor Siemian, Drew Stanton. WIDE RECEIVERSAntonio Brown, Dez Bryant, Mohamed Sanu, Hakeem Butler, Quincy Enunwa, Chester Rogers, Demaryius Thomas, Jermaine Kearse, Ryan Grant, Jordan Matthews, Laquon Treadwell.