Seahawks’ Earl Thomas Sends Support To Rob Gronkowski After Big Hit

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As two of the best players in the NFL at their respective positions, Rob Gronkowski and Earl Thomas share a mutual respect.

After Thomas leveled Gronkowski during Sunday’s New England Patriots-Seattle Seahawks game, Gronkowski praised the hit, calling it one of the hardest he’d ever taken.

And when it was reported the Patriots tight end might have suffered a punctured lung — or, at the very least, some sort of chest injury — in the collision, Thomas took to Twitter on Tuesday to express his admiration for Gronkowski’s play.

Thomas’ Seahawks got the better of Gronk’s Patriots on Sunday, pulling out a 31-24 victory in a thrilling rematch of Super Bowl XLIX.

Thumbnail photo via Troy Wayrynen/USA TODAY Sports Images

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