Hi, im smoking a full bird for the first time this week. Ive read just enough to scare me. I bought a 16# bird and put it in the fridge (38 degrees) to thaw. Started thawing Wed nov 14th, (5 days ago). I felt it this morning and it feels thawed. I also didnt know it was already injected so now im worried about using a Brine because it may be too salty? I wanted to start cooking it tomorrow night after brining it tonight. Has it been thawing too long that its now bad and I need to throw it away and start over? or can I actually wait till tomorrow afternoon to put it in the cooker?