Earl Thomas stands next to the middle finger, with whom he flashed his former coach, who was knocked off the field last year after an injury.
The six-time Pro Bowl security officer who signed with Baltimore Ravens this year told ESPN that he does not like Pete Carroll, the Seattle Seahawks coach, and does not regret showing his former coach like him felt on live television.
"I do not regret my decision," Thomas told Josina Anderson ESPN. "If my teammates felt that way over them, I'm sorry for that part. But I do not regret doing this to Pete. "
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" Legion of Boom, "Carroll claimed he was worried about his broken leg last September.
has not spoken to Carroll since.
Thomas was already annoyed when he broke a leg, got a trade or a contract extension refused and then retired in protest in the preseason. In this postseason he got his wish and signed a four-year contract for $ 55 million with the Ravens, of which $ 32 million are fully guaranteed.
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"Said Thomas to ESPN." But they will love you in a minute and hate you in the next. That was our relationship. For his part, Carroll was gracious when the incident occurred, and informed ESPN that he did not hold the gesture against Thomas.
"I know it was talked about a lot people who criticize whatever happened, do not understand … let it go a bit," said Carroll. "This is a very, very difficult moment that most people would never understand what it is about." CHAMP JAMES WOOD HAUER PREDICTS SUPER BOWL TEAMS OF NEXT YEAR