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Michael Thomas

24-Year-Old Wide Receiver – New Orleans Saints

2017 Receiving Stats

Rec

59

Yds

662

TD

2

Avg

11.2

Tar

83

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Few rookie wideouts pan out as their team's No. 1 targets. Thomas was an exception -- so much so that after the season, the Saints jettisoned their former top receiver Brandin Cooks for a first-round ...

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2017 ADP:  17

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  5

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 212   DOB: 3/3/1993  College: Ohio State  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Thomas Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Saints in May of 2016.

November 12, 2017  –  Michael Thomas News

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Thomas recorded 117 receiving yards while catching nine of 10 targets during Sunday's 47-10 win over the Bills.

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Michael 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
2012 19 CFB 3 3 22 0 0 7.3 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2014 21 CFB 15 54 799 9 0 14.8 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2015 22 CFB 13 56 781 9 0 13.9 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2016 23 NO 15 92 1137 9 121 12.4 9.4 18 1 3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
2017 24 NO 9 59 662 2 83 11.2 8.0 12 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 24 NO Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Michael Thomas

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Michael 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
2012 19 CFB 3 0.7 1.7 1.2 1 7 - - - 0 0 - - -
2014 21 CFB 15 8.9 12.5 10.7 4 53 - - - 0 0 - - -
2015 22 CFB 13 10.2 14.5 12.3 4 60 - - - 0 0 - - -
2016 23 NO 15 11.2 17.3 14.2 6 76 19 11 7 0 0 0 0 0
2017 24 NO 9 8.7 15.2 12.0 7 74 6 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 24 NO Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Michael Thomas

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Michael Thomas – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

502

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Michael Thomas was on the field for 502 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Michael Thomas was on the field for 3 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015
2016 865 5
2017 502 3
Michael Thomas 2017 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 @Min 58 1 5 45 0 8 9.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NE 58 1 5 89 0 10 17.8 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Car 46 0 7 87 1 8 12.4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
4 @Mia 69 0 8 89 1 11 11.1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 Det 59 1 3 11 0 6 3.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @GB 60 0 7 82 0 11 11.7 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
8 Chi 47 0 7 77 0 8 11.0 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 TB 49 0 8 65 0 11 8.1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Buf 56 0 9 117 0 10 13.0 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Was
12 @LAR
13 Car
14 @Atl
15 NYJ
16 Atl
17 @TB

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 Michael Thomas  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 3"
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Weight:   212 lbs
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Michael Thomas: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Thomas (ankle) doesn't have a designation in advance of Sunday's game in Buffalo, Herbie Teope of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Thomas (ankle) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice.

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Thomas was limited in Wednesday's practice due to an ankle injury.

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Thomas (knee) didn't participate in the open portion of practice Wednesday, Joel Erickson of The Baton Rouge Advocate reports.

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Thomas brought in eight of 11 targets for 65 yards in Sunday's 30-10 win over the Buccaneers.

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Thomas led his team with seven catches for 77 yards on eight targets in Sunday's 20-12 win over the Bears.

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Thomas (knee) was a full practice participant Friday and doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Bears, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

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Thomas (knee) was on the field for the portion of Friday's practice open to the media, Herbie Teope of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2016

Drafted 47th overall, Thomas has a chance for a significant role as a rookie with long-time Saint Marques Colston no longer around. While Willie Snead and Brandin Cooks should start, both are small and not especially useful in the red zone. At 6-3, 212, Thomas is tall, athletic and agile. He's not fast - 4.57 40 - but he has good hands, solid ball skills and scored 18 TDs the last two seasons at Ohio State. Tight end Coby Fleener will also see red-zone work, and 6-6 Brandon Coleman should make the team, but Thomas is the favorite for the No. 3 receiver job.