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Factoid: Michael Thomas

I expect there will be varying opinions on Michael Thomas entering the 2021 season. He set a single-season record for catches in 2019, but he wasn’t much of a factor last year (in part because of injuries). And now he’ll be playing in an offense that’s radically different – assuming Drew Brees retires.  more »

Jan
20

Saints WR Thomas headed for offseason surgery

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS will undergo surgery on his ankle this offseason. Thomas injured his ankle in the 2020 season opener and dealt with the effects of thatMore injury for the remainder of the season. The surgery is expected to correct a torn deltoid ligament in Thomas’ ankle, along with other injured ligaments in his high ankle. Before this past season, Thomas had only missed one game due to injury in his career. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Jan
11

Kamara, Thomas return to lead Saints

New Orleans running back ALVIN KAMARA returned after missing last week’s game due to a positive coronavirus test, and he helped lead the Saints to a playoff victory over the ChicagoMore Bears. Kamara topped 100 combined rushing and receiving yards while adding a touchdown in the win. Meanwhile, wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS also returned to action after being activated from injured reserve. Thomas has dealt with a high ankle issue for much of the season, but he returned to add a touchdown to go along with 5 catches for 73 yards. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Jan
7

Saints WR Thomas returns to practice

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS appears to be progressing well in his recovery from a high-ankle sprain that has plagued him for much of the season. Thomas was atMore the Saints Wednesday practice, an encouraging sign that he is trending in the right direction ahead of Sunday’s playoff game against the Chicago Bears. Less

Source: Team Blog

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term WR rankings

DK Metcalf keeps racking up big games. If you were starting a dynasty league today, he would probably be the first wide receiver you would select. He’s only 22 years old.  more »

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Dynasty Leagues: Long-term WR rankings

Ranking wide receivers for dynasty leagues is trickier. You have to look at not only where players are right now, but where they might be five years from now – and who’ll be throwing to them.   more »

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Nov
6

Kamara returns to practice, Brees still limited

A day after giving fantasy owners a scare by missing practice, New Orleans Saints running back ALVIN KAMARA returned to Thursday’s practice as a full participant. Kamara is reportedly dealing withMore a minor foot injury that he has downplayed. Meanwhile, quarterback DREW BREES was limited again with a right shoulder injury that he has also downplayed. Wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS, who hasn’t been seen since the season opener, was also limited in Thursday’s practice. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Nov
2

Saints RB Kamara on record pace

With wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS missing yet another game, running back ALVIN KAMARA appears to be the New Orleans Saints best receiving option. Kamara led the Saints with 9 receptions onMore Sunday as he topped the 50-catch mark through just seven games. Kamara is well ahead of the pace to break the all-time NFL records for catches (119, Christian McCaffrey) and receiving yards (1,098, Marshall Faulk) by a running back in a season. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Oct
30

Saints WR Thomas returns to practice

New Orleans wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS finally returned to practice on Thursday as a limited participant. As fantasy owners are well aware, Thomas has been dealing with hamstring and ankle injuriesMore that have kept him sidelined since the opening week of the season. Thomas did not appear to hold anything back during the practice session, leaving room for optimism that he could play on Sunday for the first time in nearly two months. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Ask the Experts: Who are this season's biggest tricks or treats?

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: Special Halloween Edition! Who are this season's biggest tricks or treats?  more »

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Oct
29

Saints WR Thomas misses another practice

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS did not practice on Wednesday as he continues to recover from a high ankle sprain and an ailing hamstring. Thomas has not played sinceMore hurting his ankle in the first week of the season. The hamstring is a newer injury, suffered as he was reportedly close to returning from the ankle injury. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Oct
23

Saints WR Thomas misses Thursday practice

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS did not participate in Thursday’s practice as he continues to deal with ankle and hamstring injuries. As frustrated fantasy owners are well aware, ThomasMore has not played since injuring his ankle in the season opening game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Prior to this season, Thomas had only missed one game in his career because of injury. Less

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Mailbag: October 22, 2020

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Rashaad Penny's dynasty league value. Melvin Gordon's declining value. Second-half expectations for Michael Thomas. And more. more »

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Oct
22

Saints WR Thomas now dealing with hamstring injury

New Orleans Saints wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS was listed on the team’s latest practice report as having an injured hamstring in addition to his previous ankle injury. Thomas reportedly had aMore setback while working his way back from the ankle injury. His status, as it has been for much of the season, is uncertain for Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Oct
16

Saints WR Thomas was not suspended by team

The New Orleans Saints did not suspend wide receiver MICHAEL THOMAS for last Monday’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers. The Saints reportedly fined Thomas and benched him for the game.More While there appears to be no difference, the move allowed Thomas to maintain contract guarantees for future years. The Saints essentially sent a message without being overly punitive. Thomas is expected to return after the team’s bye week this week. Less

Source: Team Blog

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