Thomas, a former member of the Seattle Seahawks, will sign a four-year, $55 million deal, with $32 million guaranteed, Schefter tweeted.
Thomas made six Pro Bowls in his nine seasons with the Seahawks and was named first-team All-Pro three times.More news: The Blacklist Renewed for Season 7 by NBC
Reaction on twitter was swift after the Thomas signing was announced. Arriving in Baltimore with 106 games of experience, including 64 starts, Ingram provides stability to a backfield that a year ago counted heavily on rookie Gus Edwards.
The top free agents are coming off the board quickly now. That doesn't mean they can't still improve at safety and another big name just became available as the Kansas City Chiefs released Eric Berry on Wednesday.
He wanted to sign with the Dallas Cowboys.More news: Anthony Davis Trade Rumors: Pelicans Refuse To Deal With Lakers
Thomas was hoping to land with his home-state Cowboys, and he did not reach his reported $15 million-per-year asking price, or even the Collins and Mathieu average per year.
Thomas was clearly thrilled about getting paid. Thomas knows what it takes to win a Super Bowl and was a huge contributor on one of the best defensive rosters in recent history with the Legion of Boom. He began his career with the Seattle Seahawks. Martindale is likely clicking his heels now that the team has a player like Thomas and although Thomas has had a tough time staying healthy at times the last few seasons, his presence is irreplaceable and unmatched. They will be without Eric Weddle, Terrell Suggs, C.J. Mosley, Za'Darius Smith and Joe Flacco, among others, but they have added the likes of Earl Thomas and Mark Ingram. After Lamar Jackson took over from Joe Flacco as the Ravens' starting quarterback in 2018, Baltimore passed on only about 38 percent of its offensive snaps while Jackson set an National Football League single-season record for rushing attempts by a quarterback, even though he started just seven games.More news: Man Utd boss Solskjaer: Lukaku a doubt for Wolves clash