But in an Instagram post Wednesday, Thomas said he wouldn't let the Seahawks down by continuing to hold out into the regular season. But the source stressed the team is comfortable enough with what's in place at the moment that it won't offer Seattle more than a second-round pick for the 29-year-old safety.
Meanwhile multiple National Football League teams, most prominently Thomas' home-state Dallas Cowboys, have not come close in meeting the Seahawks' demands for a first-round draft choice, another high-round pick and perhaps a veteran player. Because he missed the offseason and all of preseason, Thomas may not start in Sunday's season opener but he's certainly expected to play.Denver will host the Seahawks on September 9 at 2:25 p.m. MT on FOX. Schneider and Seattle have stood on the premise they have a future Hall-of-Fame talent under contract for this season, and they didn't have to do anything short of another team backing up a Brinks truck of enticements to move off that position.
Seattle wasn't interested - the team wanted more.
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The Seahawks and Thomas are set to practice Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. PT.
Seattle has also been thought wanting to at least get more for Thomas than a third-rounder because the Seahawks could theoretically get a third-round pick in 2020 as compensation if Thomas were to sign elsewhere as a free agent (that wouldn't be guaranteed but Seattle had been thought setting that as at least a bar).
Thing is, Thomas eventually had to come back.
The Seahawks reportedly called the Cowboys on draft night, asking for the 50th pick alone in exchange for Thomas, a six-time Pro Bowler.