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Wide Receiver, New Orleans Saints

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Draft: 2016 Round 2 (16)
College: Ohio State
Ht: 6’3”  Wt: 212 DOB: 1994-06-16 Age: 28
WR Rank Tier ADP
#26 4 WR28

Season Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Season Team G Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2016 NO 15 121 92 1,137 12.4 9 0 0 - 0 167.7 11.2
2017 NO 16 149 104 1,245 12.0 5 0 0 - 0 154.5 9.7
2018 NO 16 147 125 1,405 11.2 9 0 0 - 0 194.5 12.2
2019 NO 16 185 149 1,725 11.6 9 1 -9 -9.0 0 225.6 14.1
2020 NO 7 55 40 438 11.0 0 1 1 1.0 0 43.9 6.3
2022 NO 3 22 16 171 10.7 3 0 0 - 0 35.1 11.7
2022 (Projected) NO     82 927 11.3 5 0 0 - 0 122.7  

2022 Outlook
Depth Chart
We all remember who Michael Thomas was. We just can't be sure who he is. The big, physical playmaker who started his career with four straight 1,000-yard receiving seasons has now missed most of the last two campaigns, including all of 2021 due to an ankle injury that has required multiple surgeries. He did not participate in team practices this Spring, and while videos have surfaced showing him doing sprint work, and team officials are saying he'll be ready for camp, it's just not reasonable to think he's going to throw the pads on and go back to being the NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2019).

When he's healthy, he's a beast. The three-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro will go across the middle, make plays on contested balls in traffic, and can run after the catch. He can single-handedly change the way the Saints play offense. The drafting of fellow Ohio State Buckeye Chris Olave, and the signing of veteran free agent Jarvis Landry will certainly cut into some of his targets, but it will also relieve some of the pressure on him to contribute right away while he re-acclimates himself to game conditions.

Two years is a long time to be off a football field, and his boy Drew Brees isn't back there chucking the rock anymore, so I need to see Thomas in action again before I start pushing him up my board. Right now, he's a WR3 for me with obvious unlimited upside. But I wouldn't expect too much too early.

Fan. Tm. Player
WR1WR1 Michael Thomas
WR2WR2 Jarvis Landry
WR3WR3 Chris Olave
WR4WR4 Tre'Quan Smith
WR5WR5 Marquez Callaway
WR6WR6 Deonte Harty
Saints Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Michael Thomas expected to play
Hamstring injury
By: Mike Krueger | Sat Sep 10, 11:32 pm

New Orleans
Saints WR Michael Thomas, listed as questionable for Sunday due to a hamstring injury, is expected to play vs. the Falcons, per source. Falcons WR Drake London, listed as questionable for Sunday due to a knee injury, is expected to play vs. the Saints, per source. WRs back. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Beat reporter have suggested that Thomas has looked good in practice this week so the expectation has been that he will play. How well, how long... those are the big questions that nobody really knows. He's probably more of a Flex or WR3 option given the uncertainty.



2022 Gamelog Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at ATL W 27-26 8 5 57 11.4 2 0 0 - 0 17.7
2 TB L 10-20 9 6 65 10.8 1 0 0 - 0 12.5
3 at CAR L 14-22 5 5 49 9.8 0 0 0 - 0 4.9

2020 Gamelog Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 TB W 34-23 5 3 17 5.7 0 0 0 - 0 1.7
9 at TB W 38-3 6 5 51 10.2 0 0 0 - 0 5.1
10 SF W 27-13 7 2 27 13.5 0 0 0 - 0 2.7
11 ATL W 24-9 12 9 104 11.6 0 0 0 - 0 10.4
12 at DEN W 31-3 6 4 50 12.5 0 1 1 1.0 0 5.1
13 at ATL W 21-16 11 9 105 11.7 0 0 0 - 0 10.5
14 at PHI L 21-24 8 8 84 10.5 0 0 0 - 0 8.4
WC CHI W 21-9 7 5 73 14.6 1 0 0 - 0 13.3
DP TB L 20-30 4 0 0 - 0 0 0 - 0 0.0
WC = Wild-Card DP = Divisional Playoff

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