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Mike Thomas

27-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Houston Texans

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Thomas, who didn't play in 2013, made a good impression in the summer practices and looks like he'll make the Texans roster. Head coach Bill O'Brien feels he can play both slot and wide receiver, thou...

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2014 ADP:  275

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HT: 5' 8"   WT: 198   DOB: 6/4/1987  College: Arizona  Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to a contract with the Texans in December of 2013.

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Thomas is being viewed by head coach Bill O'Brien as someone who can play both slot and wide receiver, the Texans' official site reports. "Being out here for a few days, including our coaching sessions, there are a few guys, including Mike, that have the skill set to play in the slot and to play outside. That's why these camps are good," said O'Brien.

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Mike Thomas NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2009 22 14 48 453 1 39 9.4 11.6 4 0 - - - 12 86 7.2 0 - - - - - -
2010 23 Jac 16 66 820 4 101 12.4 8.1 13 1 1 0 0 12 114 9.5 0 0 0 358 1 3 3
2011 24 Jac 15 44 415 1 92 9.4 4.5 5 1 0 0 0 3 11 3.7 0 0 0 88 0 1 0
2012 25 Det 9 5 28 1 13 5.6 2.2 0 0 0 0 0 6 58 9.7 0 12 0 0 0 0 0
2012 25 Jac 7 13 80 0 27 6.2 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -1 -1.0 0 34 0 56 0 1 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mike Thomas Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2009 22 14 4.3 7.7 6.0 3 32 5 1 0 1 6 0 0 0
2010 23 Jac 16 7.3 11.5 9.4 4 51 15 5 4 1 7 1 0 0
2011 24 Jac 15 3.2 6.2 4.7 3 28 9 4 1 0 1 0 0 0
2012 25 Det 9 1.6 2.2 1.9 1 3 6 3 0 1 6 0 0 0
2012 25 Jac 7 1.1 3.0 2.1 2 11 6 3 0 0 -0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mike Thomas – Playing Time Overview

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2012 438 32
2012 438 32

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Mike Thomas 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @SD
2 Ten
3 @Bal
4 Sea
5 @SF
6 StL
7 @KC
8 BYE Bye Week
9 Ind
10 @Ari
11 Oak
12 Jax
13 NE
14 @Jax
15 @Ind
16 Den
17 @Ten

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Mike Thomas
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Weight:   198 lbs
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Mike Thomas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Thomas agreed to a futures contract with the Texans on Monday, Tania Ganguli of ESPN.com reports.

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Thomas was cut by the Cardinals on Friday, the Arizona Republic reports.

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Thomas signed with the Cardinals on Tuesday, NFL.com reports.

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The Lions have released Thomas, Mlive.com reports.

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Thomas feels "a lot more comfortable" with the Lions' offense, after an entire offseason to learn the playbook, the Lions' official site reports.

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With Kris Durham listed as a starting wideout Sunday night against the Packers, look for Thomas to work mostly in the slot, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

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Thomas will start opposite Calvin Johnson following Ryan Broyles' season-ending ACL tear, Sirius Radio's Adam Caplan reports.

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Thomas caught two passes for 17 yards and touchdown in and ran once for 14 yards in Thursday's overtime loss to the Texans.

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2013

Cut by the Lions and then the Cardinals in August of 2013.

2012

Thomas had nothing short of an overwhelmingly disappointing season for the Jags in 2011 after an 820-yard 2010 campaign raised expectations for the former Wildcat entering his third NFL season. Some of Thomas' declining performance can certainly be attributed to the change in quarterback, but Thomas was often accused of sloppy route running to go along with a case of the drops last year. There have been rumblings that Thomas' job is in jeopardy heading into 2012, but it seems unlikely that the team would part ways with the receiver who looked poised for a breakout 2011 season. Assuming Thomas does stick around, the addition of Justin Blackmon and Laurent Robinson should allow Thomas to fill a more natural role in the slot and alleviate the pressure of being forced into a No. 1 or No. 2 job.

2011

Whether because Mike Sims-Walker struggled or because the Jaguars are such a run-heavy team (31st in pass attempts per game), the diminutive Thomas became the team's de facto No. 1 target last year, with 101 looks and 66 receptions. At 5-7, 195, Thomas isn't a prototypical top wideout. He's got excellent speed, runs good routes and is dangerous in the open field. But it's hard to see him scoring more than a handful of touchdowns, especially with 6-6 tight end Marcedes Lewis around to get the bulk of the red-zone looks. Still, Thomas was efficient (8.1 YPT) in a lackluster passing game and should crack 100 targets again in 2011.

2010

Thomas could be the Jags' breakout star of 2010, especially if he flashes the talent that he showed in the last few games of 2009. He will step in for Torry Holt outside as a starter, but his true impact could come from the slot, where his exceptional speed and diminutive size would be at a great advantage. With defensive backs keying on fellow wideout Mike Sims-Walker, Thomas could see plenty of targets in 2010.

2009

Thomas should be the Jags' No. 3 wideout heading into 2009, and could move into the No. 2 spot by season's end. Though small by receiver standards, Thomas has speed to stretch the field.