Safety Earl Thomas Flips Off Seahawks' Sideline While Being Carted Off in Fourth Quarter

The Seahawks safety is in the last year of his contract.
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Seahawks safety Earl Thomas was carted off the field in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Cardinals after getting injured on Arizona's game-tying score.

Thomas had a cast on his left leg and was taken to locker room to get X-rays on it. After the game, coach Pete Carroll said Thomas had a lower leg fracture, but gave no update on his timetable for a return.

Thomas held out this offseason in hopes of getting an extension on his contract. His is currently in the last year of a four-year deal and is set to become a free agent this offseason.

As Thomas was coming off the field, he gave a middle finger to the Seattle sideline. Thomas has been vocal about the fact that he wanted the contract extension because he was afraid of suffering a major injury while the team was not committed to his future.

Thomas, 29, is a six-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro.

Seattle won the game 20-17 thanks to a Sebastian Janikowski field goal as time expired.