Michael Thomas

Michael Thomas

WR - NO
Height: 6' 3"Weight: 212 lbsAge: 23College: Ohio StateDrafted: #47 (2nd Rd. by New Orleans)

2017 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
7th easiest for WRs
Draft Rank (ECR) #15
Best / Worst #8 / #21
ADP #16

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Expert Note
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With Cooks out of the equation, Thomas could see a bump from the 121 targets he saw during his rookie season. If he continues at this efficiency or better with 150 targets, he would enter the disscussion as one of the elite receivers in football.

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Michael Thomas looks to build on rookie campaign

Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas told reporter Mike Triplett that he "hit a speed bump" last year when he was sidelined with a foot injury in Week 14, preventing him from breaking records. He went on to say that he wants more yards, catches, missed tackles, and touchdowns in order to "leave my mark in this game."

Fantasy Impact

He said his sights were set on breaking the rookie records, including Anquan Boldin's 101-catch rookie campaign. His 92 receptions came up short, but Thomas wasn't even a full-time player until Week 3. I his 13 games as a starter, his 16-game pace was 101/1,259/11, so he wasn't wrong in his goal-setting. The fact that he went out to workout with Drew Brees this offseason says a lot about his work ethic and not settling on last year's success. Regardless of what some might say, Thomas is an excellent fantasy pick at the end of the first round/beginning of the second round.

Mike Tagliere - 2 weeks ago
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftWR #7WR #3WR #1196
Dynasty WR #8WR #4WR #4424
ConsensusFantraxFFCDWNFLCBS
Overall#16#15#16#16#17#18
Wide Receivers#7#7#7#7#7#8
Projections
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
00094.611928.10.3167.3
Statistics
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Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week15611421.6
Last 3 Weeks1020.710.714.2
Season to Date75.80.68.110.9
Game Log
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OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ ATL15611421.6
Week 16vs. TB98089.8
Week 15@ ARI5211011.2
Week 13vs. DET42054.2
Strength of Schedule
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OppSummary
Next GameBYE
Next 3 GamesMIN, NE, CAR21st easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)ATL, NYJ, ATL18th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--15th easiest remaining opponents