Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas
31-Year-Old SafetyS
Houston Texans
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Michael Thomas in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
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$Signed a one-year contract with the Texans in April of 2020.
Lands with Houston
SHouston Texans
April 24, 2020
Thomas agreed to a one-year contract with the Texans on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
ANALYSIS
Thomas logged 47 tackles in 16 games for the Giants last season, while working primarily as a depth safety/cornerback and core special-teamer. That's the the sort of multi-purpose role the 30-year-old figures to handle for the Texans in 2020.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
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Measurables Review
How do Michael Thomas' measurables compare to other safeties?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
5' 11"
 
Weight
195 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.57 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.13 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.80 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.0 in
 
Broad Jump
126 in
 
Bench Press
18 reps
 
Hand Length
10.50 in
 
Arm Length
32.13 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Michael Thomas
Monday Night Football DFS Breakdown: Saints vs. Raiders
Yesterday
The Saints will be without Michael Thomas when they take on the Raiders in Las Vegas on Monday night, which could have many fantasy players turning to Alvin Kamara.
Gameday Injuries: Week 2
Yesterday
A slew of big names litter the Week 2 injury report, and Juan Carlos Blanco has the latest for you on who's trending toward starting or sitting as of early Sunday morning.
DraftKings Sportsbook: Picks For Week 2
2 days ago
Kevin Payne dives into the offerings over at the DraftKings Sportsbook for Week 2 of the NFL action with a look at several lines and player props, including a play on Indianapolis rookie Jonathan Taylor.
NFL Game Previews: Saints-Raiders Matchup
4 days ago
Erik Siegrist previews the Monday night matchup as the Raiders christen their Las Vegas home against the Saints.
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 2 Deep Dive
4 days ago
Ilango Villoth goes deep into the free-agent pool to find upside adds who could pay off down the road, if not this week.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
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After backing up Landon Collins at strong safety last year, Thomas will now play second-string to ex-Cleveland Brown Jabrill Peppers -- a former first-round pick who established career highs in 2018 by collecting 79 tackles and five tackles for loss, while averaging a respectable 8.8 yards per punt return on 25 attempts. Thomas had a solid year in his own right for the G-Men, logging six starts in 16 appearances, while registering 59 total tackles, two interceptions and six pass deflections. He'll remain one of the more important rotational players in the Giants' defensive backfield, battle-tested in the NFL and capable of playing multiple positions at a proficient level.
Thomas will compete for the starting free safety job in camp. His competition includes Andrew Adams, Curtis Riley and Darian Thompson. Should Thomas not win the job, he'll be a key contributor on special teams.
Thomas is pretty far down the list at free safety for Miami and will is unlikely to make the team out of training camp.
Thomas was signed off the 49ers practice squad last season essentially to give the Dolphins some depth and competition at safety this season.
The rookie out of Stanford will compete for a reserve role in the defensive backfield but should land an important role with the special teams unit this season.
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Makes 13 stops in finale
SNew York Giants
January 6, 2020
Thomas recorded 13 tackles (12 solo) during Week 17's loss to the Eagles.
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Will fill in as starting safety
SNew York Giants
December 9, 2018
Thomas will start at strong safety with Landon Collins (shoulder) on injured reserve.
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Joins Giants
SNew York Giants
Undisclosed
March 26, 2018
The Giants signed Thomas to a two-year contract Monday, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.
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Placed on IR
SMiami Dolphins
Undisclosed
December 30, 2017
Thomas (undisclosed) landed on the Dolphins' injured reserve list Friday.
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Absent from practice
SMiami Dolphins
Undisclosed
December 27, 2017
Thomas (not-injury related) was absent from practice Wednesday, Alain Poupart of the Dolphins' official site reports.
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