Arrest Warrant Issued for Earl Thomas Just As He Plans For Potential Return to NFL

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Earl Thomas, an NFL standout, has been accused of violating a court protection order by allegedly sending threatening communications to a lady regarding her and her children, according to police.

On¬†April 27, Magistrate George Thomas issued a warrant for Thomas’ arrest on a charge of a third-degree felony for allegedly breaching the protective order two or more times in the previous 12 months, according to court documents. A Travis County District Court has been appointed to oversee the case.

Sources say Thomas was attempting to visit his children and contacted his ex-wife.  Police say he failed to communicate via a phone application agreed upon in a co-parenting arrangement pursuant to their divorce proceedings.

Just two weeks ago, following a two-year layoff since he was released by the Ravens, Thomas told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that he is “ready” to return to the NFL.

The former Seahawk was a part of Seattle’s “legion of boom” and has a career interceptions total of over 30. In 2014, he was an integral part of the Seahawks’ Super Bowl success.

In August 2020, Following a fight with teammate Chuck Clark at practice, Thomas was sent home and then cut by the Ravens for conduct detrimental to the team.

The Statesman has more here.