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Earl Thomas had the best play of the week that no one saw

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Despite a relatively sluggish start to the 2016 NFL season, the Seattle Seahawks still find themselves with only one loss on their record.

That has undoubtedly come from the fact that they still one of the best secondary's in the entire National Football League. Even if they haven't been at their best, the Seahawks still boast a defense that most teams in the league envy.

That includes Earl Thomas, who is without a top five player at his position and proved it by making one of the best plays of the weekend that so many people won't have seen. Scroll down to check it out.

This play is just a testament to how good the Seattle man is. The strong safety knows exactly which play Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals are running here and closes Larry Fitzgerald down at lightning speed to break it up.

This play is a champion for working hard in the film room. The only way that Thomas can make this near interception is with watching hours of film of the Cardinals offense. Physical ability won't get you to the top in the NFL and this play proves exactly why.

So, why won't many people have seen it? Well, because it didn't result in a touchdown or a big play for the offense, and the fact that it came during the Seahawks - Cardinals bore-fest on Sunday Night Football.

No one is sitting through a 6-6 game, even if it does have two of the NFC's better teams. 6-6 is 6-6, no matter who is playing.

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