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 Stats > Michael Thomas  
 
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: 25
WR Rank Tier ADP-12
#6 2 2.03

Season Stats
FF Today 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 16 186 149 1,725 11.6 9 1 -9 -9.0 0 225.6 14.1
2019 (Projected) NO     120 1,388 11.6 8 0 0 - 0 186.8  

2019 Outlook
Depth Chart
Fresh off of signing a new $100 million contract, Thomas looks to follow up his 125-catch performance last year with another elite year in 2019.

Thomas' 321 receptions and 77% catch rate since joining the league in 2016 are the most at the wide receiver position, better than Antonio Brown (311) and DeAndre Hopkins (289). His 80.6 yard per game average ranks sixth over that period, and his 3787 receiving yards places him fifth behind Julio Jones, Brown, Hopkins, and Mike Evans.

The main knock against Thomas is his lack of touchdown production relative to the other elite wide receivers taken in the first two rounds of fantasy drafts. As a direct result of Drew Brees spreading the ball around in the red zone and a hyper-efficient run game, Thomas has yet to post a season of double-digit receiving touchdowns in the NFL.

A closer examination of Thomas' production from last season may indicate positive touchdown regression in 2019. Not only did Thomas lead the league in total catches with 125, but he also led the league with 24 red zone receptions. The fact that he caught 24 passes inside the 20-yard line and only seven of those passes resulted in a touchdown is somewhat of an anomaly. If just three more of those receptions resulted in a touchdown, Thomas would be considered the No.1 ranked WR heading into 2019.

Fan. Tm. Player
WR1WR1 Michael Thomas
WR2WR2 Ted Ginn Jr.
WR3WR3 Tre'Quan Smith
WR4WR4 Austin Carr
WR5WR5 Deonte Harris
WR7WR7 Lil'Jordan Humphrey
Saints Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Saints add Emmanuel Sanders
Two-year, $16 million deal
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Mar 20, 10:00 pm

New Orleans
Emmanuel Sanders had appealing NFC options. Sanders spoke with the Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers, but preferred to wind up with the New Orleans Saints, where he land d a two-year, $16 million deal worth up to $19 million. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: This is a good move for the Saints who have been searching for a viable No.2 receiver for multiple seasons. He'll play second fiddle to Michael Thomas and have to fight for targets with TE Jared Cook, but Sanders will be a worthy middle-round option in 2020 redraft leagues.



2019 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 HOU W 30-28 13 10 123 12.3 0 0 0 - 0 12.3
2 at LAR L 9-27 13 10 89 8.9 0 0 0 - 0 8.9
3 at SEA W 33-27 7 5 54 10.8 1 0 0 - 0 11.4
4 DAL W 12-10 9 9 95 10.6 0 0 0 - 0 9.5
5 TB W 31-24 13 11 182 16.5 2 0 0 - 0 30.2
6 at JAC W 13-6 12 8 89 11.1 0 0 0 - 0 8.9
7 at CHI W 36-25 11 9 131 14.6 0 0 0 - 0 13.1
8 ARI W 31-9 11 11 112 10.2 1 1 -9 -9.0 0 16.3
10 ATL L 9-26 14 13 152 11.7 0 0 0 - 0 15.2
11 at TB W 34-17 11 8 114 14.3 1 0 0 - 0 17.4
12 CAR W 34-31 11 10 101 10.1 1 0 0 - 0 16.1
13 at ATL W 26-18 8 6 48 8.0 0 0 0 - 0 4.8
14 SF L 46-48 15 11 134 12.2 1 0 0 - 0 19.4
15 IND W 34-7 12 12 128 10.7 1 0 0 - 0 18.8
16 at TEN W 38-28 17 12 136 11.3 1 0 0 - 0 19.6
17 at CAR W 42-10 9 4 37 9.3 0 0 0 - 0 3.7
WC MIN L 20-26 8 7 70 10.0 0 0 0 - 0 7.0
WC = Wild-Card

2018 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 TB L 40-48 17 16 180 11.3 1 0 0 - 0 24.0
2 CLE W 21-18 13 12 89 7.4 2 0 0 - 0 20.9
3 at ATL W 43-37 10 10 129 12.9 0 0 0 - 0 12.9
4 at NYG W 33-18 4 4 47 11.8 0 0 0 - 0 4.7
5 WAS W 43-19 5 4 74 18.5 0 0 0 - 0 7.4
7 at BAL W 24-23 9 7 69 9.9 1 0 0 - 0 12.9
8 at MIN W 30-20 6 5 81 16.2 0 0 0 - 0 8.1
9 LAR W 45-35 15 12 211 17.6 1 0 0 - 0 27.1
10 at CIN W 51-14 8 8 70 8.8 2 0 0 - 0 19.0
11 PHI W 48-7 4 4 92 23.0 1 0 0 - 0 15.2
12 ATL W 31-17 6 4 38 9.5 0 0 0 - 0 3.8
13 at DAL L 10-13 8 5 40 8.0 0 0 0 - 0 4.0
14 at TB W 28-14 13 11 98 8.9 0 0 0 - 0 9.8
15 at CAR W 12-9 9 7 49 7.0 0 0 0 - 0 4.9
16 PIT W 31-28 13 11 109 9.9 1 0 0 - 0 16.9
17 CAR L 14-33 7 5 29 5.8 0 0 0 - 0 2.9
DP PHI W 20-14 16 12 171 14.3 1 0 0 - 0 23.1
CC LAR L 23-26 7 4 36 9.0 0 0 0 - 0 3.6
DP = Divisional Playoff CC = Conference Championship

2017 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  ReceivingRushing Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TDAtt Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at MIN L 19-29 8 5 45 9.0 0 0 0 - 0 4.5
2 NE L 20-36 10 5 89 17.8 0 0 0 - 0 8.9
3 at CAR W 34-13 8 7 87 12.4 1 0 0 - 0 14.7
4 at MIA W 20-0 11 8 89 11.1 1 0 0 - 0 14.9
6 DET W 52-38 6 3 11 3.7 0 0 0 - 0 1.1
7 at GB W 26-17 11 7 82 11.7 0 0 0 - 0 8.2
8 CHI W 20-12 8 7 77 11.0 0 0 0 - 0 7.7
9 TB W 30-10 11 8 65 8.1 0 0 0 - 0 6.5
10 at BUF W 47-10 10 9 117 13.0 0 0 0 - 0 11.7
11 WAS W 34-31 11 6 91 15.2 0 0 0 - 0 9.1
12 at LAR L 20-26 8 5 52 10.4 0 0 0 - 0 5.2
13 CAR W 31-21 9 5 70 14.0 1 0 0 - 0 13.0
14 at ATL L 17-20 14 10 117 11.7 1 0 0 - 0 17.7
15 NYJ W 31-19 11 9 93 10.3 1 0 0 - 0 15.3
16 ATL W 23-13 5 4 66 16.5 0 0 0 - 0 6.6
17 at TB L 24-31 8 6 94 15.7 0 0 0 - 0 9.4
WC CAR W 31-26 9 8 131 16.4 0 0 0 - 0 13.1
DP at MIN L 24-29 13 7 85 12.1 2 0 0 - 0 20.5
WC = Wild-Card DP = Divisional Playoff

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