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“The best way to deal with a hard hitting safety is to try not to let him hit you. I’m ready for a physical game, I’m anticipating it,” Thomas said. “All those guys, they fly after the ball, they have good pursuit as a team, the team tackles as a bunch. You’re just going to try to keep guys from hitting you with big shots. When you get your chance to be physical you have to make sure you’re as physical as they are.”