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Ask the Experts: Who will be next year's Comeback Player of the Year?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Who will be next year's Comeback Player of the Year?  more »

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Nov
4

Saints WR Thomas set for toe surgery

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS will be placed on injured reserve and will likely miss the rest of the 2022 NFL season. Thomas reportedly has a dislocated second toeMore and will have surgery to repair it, likely ending his season. Thomas has not played in a game since injuring the toe against the Carolina Panthers in the third week of the season. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Podcast: October 20 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff preview tonight's Saints-Cardinals matchup, then tackle the latest NFL trade rumors. Sponsored by Footballguys.  more »

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Oct
20

Saints QB a game-time decision for TNF

New Orleans Saints head coach Dennis Allen said on Wednesday that the team’s starting quarterback for tonight’s game against the Arizona Cardinals will be a game-time decision. The Saints had aMore much lighter load of practice this week due to the quick Sunday-to-Thursday turnaround, but veteran ANDY DALTON had a full practice on Wednesday while fellow quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON has been limited all week. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Meanwhile, wide receivers JARVIS LANDRY and MICHAEL THOMAS have been ruled out for the third game in a row. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Oct
6

Saints QB Winston, WR Thomas still hobbled by injuries

New Orleans Saints quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON continues to deal with back and hip issues, while wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS is dealing with what has been reported as a foot/toe injury. NeitherMore player practiced on Wednesday leading up to the Saints Week #5 game against the Seattle Seahawks. If Winston can’t play against the Seahawks, veteran backup ANDY DALTON will start at quarterback again. Meanwhile, rookie wideout CHRIS OLAVE could again benefit from adding playing time if Thomas remains out or limited. Less

Source: Team Blog

Sep
30

Saints QB Winston, WR Thomas miss Thursday practice

New Orleans quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON and wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS both missed a second consecutive day of practice on Thursday as the team prepares for Sunday’s game in London against theMore Minnesota Vikings. Veteran backup ANDY DALTON was quarterbacking the first-string offense at Thursday’s practice, with TAYSOM HILL taking some snaps at quarterback as well. It’s unclear whether Winston or Thomas will play on Sunday against the Vikings. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
12

Saints WR Thomas finishes strong in return

New Orleans Saints veteran wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS returned to game action for the first time since January of 2021 in Sunday’s matchup against the Atlanta Falcons. Thomas started slow withMore just one catch for four yards through the first three quarters of the game. He finished strong, however, with four catches in the fourth quarter that included 2 touchdowns. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Sep
9

Saints WR Thomas has lofty goals for 2022 season

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS said this week that he is trying to top his epic 2019 season in which he had an NFL-record 149 catches for a team-recordMore 1,725 yards and 9 touchdowns. As fantasy owners are well aware, Thomas has been an afterthought since that season after undergoing two surgeries and missing 20 months of action. Thomas added that he is “locked in” and that he feels like “the sky is the limit”. The Saints open the 2022 season on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Less

Source: Team Website

Sep
8

Saints WR Thomas good to go for season opener?

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS is reportedly set to play in Week #1 after dealing with a minor hamstring injury. Thomas was listed as a limited participant in Wednesday’sMore practice session, following a Monday walkthrough practice in which he also participated. The Saints are set to open the regular season against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Less

Source: Team Blog

Aug
8

Saints WR Thomas making good progress

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS participated in 11-on-11 drills over the weekend for the first time since the end of the 2020 NFL season. Saints head coach Dennis AllenMore said that Thomas was doing good and building confidence in the strength of his ankle. It’s still unknown if Thomas will play in the Saints’ first preseason game against the Houston Texans on August 13th. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Jul
22

Optimism around Saints QB Winston, WR Thomas

Recent reports indicate that there is much optimism around the health of New Orleans Saints quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON and wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS. Winston is expected to be fully healthy shortlyMore after the start of training camp, while there have been several positive reports about Thomas over the past few weeks. Thomas was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list yesterday, but the team remains optimistic that he will be ready to roll sometime early in camp. Less

Source: Team Blog

Around the NFL: Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas sighting! The NFL's all-time single-season leader in receptions with 149 (probably broken at some point with the new 17-game season) will be an afterthought for some, having not played in a game since 2020. But there are at least some signs that maybe, just maybe, he'll return to form this season.   more »

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Jun
27

Saints WR Thomas has much to prove in 2022

As fantasy owners are well aware, New Orleans wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS was considered one of the best wideouts in the NFL just a few short seasons ago. After much dramaMore surrounding the 27 games he missed due to an ankle injury, Thomas has been very transparent about giving updates on his recent progress. The Saints added veteran wideout JARVIS LANDRY and drafted rookie CHRIS OLAVE this offseason to join a motivated Thomas who will be looking to return to the former version of himself. Less

Source: Team Blog

May
27

New Orleans WR Thomas still not ready to return

New Orleans wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS has been at the Saints facility for this week’s OTA’s, but his return to on-field work is reportedly still a couple of months away. HeadMore coach Dennis Allen said on Thursday that the team is “pushing for” Thomas to be ready to resume football activities when the team starts training camp this summer. As fantasy owners are well aware, Thomas missed all of last season with an ankle injury. Less

Source: NBC Sports

May
9

Saints WR Thomas still has hurdles to clear in rehab process

New Orleans Saints head coach Dennis Allen said recently that the team feels good about wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS’ rehab progress, although he did note that there are “still a fewMore hurdles” to be cleared. Despite any hurdles that may exist, Allen said that the team is aiming to have Thomas in the lineup for the season opener. Thomas will also be joined by rookie first round wide receiver CHRIS OLAVE this season, forming a formidable receiving duo for quarterback JAMEIS WINSTON. Less

Source: NBC Sports

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