"(Sherman's) a great player. I'd love to have that matchup to show what kind of player I am," Thomas told the media following Saturday's practice. "I don't know if we'll match up, but like I said, he's a great player."
The Seahawks don't normally move their corners around to match up with a receiver. Assuming they won't change that strategy for the biggest game of the season, Thomas likely won't have many opportunities to test Sherman.
Thomas said he respects the Seahawks' secondary and that he can't wait for next Sunday's chess match.
"Whatever we put out there we just got to be able to execute," he said. "They are the No. 1 defense. They've got a great defense and we've got a great offense. This is what you play for."