ST. LOUIS — Earl Thomas sat slumped in a chair, staring blankly ahead.
Thomas always sits at his locker for a while after games, but this looked different, like he was a shell of himself.
“Drained, man,” he said. “That was probably the most physical game I’ve ever played in my life.”
For 71 plays and more than 38 minutes, Thomas and the defense were pressed into action because Seattle’s offense couldn’t stay on the field. It all came to…