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Running Back, New Orleans Saints

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College: Illinois
Ht: 5’11”  Wt: 215 DOB: 1984-12-18 Age: 29
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#41 5 12.02

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G GS Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts FFPts/G
2007 NO 11 1 49 248 5.1 1 23 19 152 8.0 1 52.0 4.7
2008 NO 15 5 129 625 4.8 9 36 31 284 9.2 3 162.9 10.9
2009 NO 14 5 147 793 5.4 6 45 39 302 7.7 2 157.5 11.3
2010 NO 6 3 83 269 3.2 2 29 29 201 6.9 0 59.0 9.8
2011 NO 16 7 110 562 5.1 5 59 50 425 8.5 1 134.7 8.4
2012 NO 15 0 105 473 4.5 1 53 39 354 9.1 1 94.7 6.3
2012 (Projected) NO     127 532 4.2 5   43 295 6.9 1 118.7  

2014 Outlook
Depth Chart
The Saints love Thomas and his versatility. Unfortunately, they didnít like him enough entering last season to not draft Mark Ingram and sign Darren Sproles in free agency. Interestingly, it wasnít the presence of Sproles that caused Thomasí fantasy value to decline (he caught a career-high 50 passes), it was having to split goal line work with Ingram. Removing the 2010 season in which he appeared in just six games, Thomasí touchdowns have declined from 12 to eight to six. He was worth owning as a low end RB2 in 2008 and 2009 while averaging double digit fantasy PPG despite averaging between 10-13 touches per game. That wasnít the case in 2011 though, as his average PPG dropped to 8.4. With Ingram expected to be healthy in 2012 and Sproles coming off a career-season, not much is expected to change for Thomas. Basically, he needs Ingram or Sproles to be out with an injury to be a useful fantasy contributor but the presence of Chris Ivory even clouds that prognosis.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Pierre Thomas
RB2RB2 Mark Ingram
RB3RB3 Khiry Robinson
RB4RB4 Travaris Cadet
Saints Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Pierre Thomas expects changes to his role     -- Thu Aug 21 6:00 pm --

Currently lining up as Saints' No. 3 RB
There has been much speculation about what New Orleans Saints RB Pierre Thomas' role would be this season and the eighth-year veteran said Wednesday night he knows things are going to be different in 2014. Mark Ingram and Khiry Robinson both are expected to see their roles increase this season and Thomas figured to become the No. 3 back in the offense. However, Thomas doesn't plan on going quietly. While mentioning that coaches said his role will change this upcoming season, Thomas said he isn't going down without a fight. (New Orleans Times-Picayune)

FF Today's Take: The Saints haven't exactly tipped their hand in regards to Thomas' new role as he has yet to log a touch in the preseason. It seems likely he will come close to matching his passing-game contributions in light of Darren Sproles' departure, although Robinson's emergence will probably cap his snaps in the running game.

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