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  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Keelan Cole
WR - JAC
Keelan Cole
 
 
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ECR# 7# 100-
Best Rank# 1# 67-
Worst Rank# 15# 134-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total190.551.1-
Avg Game11.93.7-
Avg Projection185.329.0-
    
Schedule 
    
SOS Rank161-
    
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  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Keelan Cole
WR - JAC
Keelan Cole
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. HOU vs. KC
Week 2 at LAR at HOU
Week 3 at SEA vs. TEN
Week 4 vs. DAL at DEN
Week 5 vs. TB at CAR
Week 6 at JAC vs. NO
Week 7 at CHI at CIN
Week 8 vs. ARI vs. NYJ
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. HOU
Week 10 vs. ATLBYE WEEK
Week 11 at TB at IND
Week 12 vs. CAR at TEN
Week 13 at ATL vs. TB
Week 14 vs. SF vs. LAC
Week 15 vs. IND at OAK
Week 16 at TEN at ATL
Week 17 at CAR vs. IND
  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Keelan Cole
WR - JAC
Keelan Cole
Receiving
   
Receptions111.716.6
Rec Yards1,347.9230.7
Rec TDs8.51.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points185.329.0
   
  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Keelan Cole
WR - JAC
Keelan Cole
2018 Points 
Week 122.05.4
Week 218.917.6
Week 312.94.0
Week 44.71.5
Week 57.47.0
Week 62.1
Week 712.92.1
Week 88.1-0.2
Week 927.1
Week 1019.0
Week 1115.2
Week 123.80.0
Week 134.01.6
Week 149.85.5
Week 154.90.0
Week 1616.90.0
Week 172.94.5
  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Keelan Cole
WR - JAC
Keelan Cole
2018 Targets 
Week 1174
Week 2138
Week 3109
Week 443
Week 5510
Week 65
Week 797
Week 863
Week 915
Week 1080
Week 1140
Week 1262
Week 1382
Week 14137
Week 1590
Week 16132
Week 1778
  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Keelan Cole
WR - JAC
Keelan Cole
Expert 
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 According to #ReceptionPerception, Cole has a 69.9% success rate vs. man coverage.
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Three straight top-10 seasons to start your career? Not bad. The Saints are throwing the ball less and less which is why Thomas hasn't contended for the No. 1 spot in the wide receiver rankings, but he's steady and consistent, making him well worth a late first-round selection 
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
MT is about as efficient as they come and plays much of the year indoors with an accurate quarterback. Yeah, he's a top 5 guy. 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Thomas has had an unreal efficiency throughout his career, and he's been incredibly consistent. He's never finished a season with fewer than 1,100 yards, and he had a superb 125 catches last year. With a lengthy contract extension taken care of, it should be business as usual for Thomas this year, and he should put up strong WR1 numbers as usual. 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
Only player in NFL history with 300+ catches over 1st 3 seasons - Had WR-high 85% catch rate on his 147 targets last season (since '92, no other WR with at least 100 targets has eclipsed 80%) 
Sean Koerner
The Action Network
low floor attached to Brees, more weapons around him this year 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
No one was more efficient with the targets they saw than Thomas last season. In fact, no one in NFL history has been that efficient. There is room for more, of course, if New Orleans decides to pepper him with targets, but they also don't throw much so that might just be wishful thinking. 
Kyle Yates
The Fantasy Footballers
Michael Thomas has proven that he has some of the best (if not THE best) hands in the NFL. He's a focal point of the Sean Payton offense and the Saints did little to change that perception this offseason. My only concern is whether or not we've begun to see the beginning of the end of Drew Brees, but whether that's the case or not, Thomas will still be an elite PPR option. 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
I preach safety in the first 4 rounds...and it doesn get any safer than Michael Thomas He has the more receptions over his first 3 seasons than any player in the history of the NFL. And he's first by 33 receptions! He also has the third most fantasy points ever over that stretch of time, behind just Randy Moss and Odell. Over his first three seasons he's averaged 107/1,262/7.67 TD's, including 125.1405/9 last season, which was the 4th highest approximate value of any WR ever Thomas has also been a model of health, missing just one game in his career. This sort of floor/upside combination shouldn't be available in the early second round. Thomas has finished as the WR 7/6/6 over the last three years, but I think this is the year that he finishes in the top 3. And honestly, he could easily end up as the WR 1 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Thomas had 125 receptions for 1,405 yards and 9 touchdowns last season and he should be heavily targeted again in 2019.