• Michael Thomas (WR) #13

    Michael Thomas
    Team:New Orleans
    Ht / Wt:6'3" / 212 lb.
    College:Ohio State
    Age:23
    Born:March 3, 1993
    Drafted:2016 / Rd. 2 (47)
    Draft Team:NO
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    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    92 1,137 9 0 0 0
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    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: February 20, 2017

    Michael Thomas's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Thomas's current ADP is 2.08, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 8th pick of the 2nd round, and 20th selection overall.

    He was drafted 311 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 13th and a low of 29th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Michael Thomas:

    Draft #DateFormatThomas's Draft Pick
    3981611 2/20/2017 Standard 18th
    3981606 2/20/2017 Standard 20th
    3981581 2/20/2017 Standard 25th
    3981577 2/20/2017 Standard 20th
    3981572 2/20/2017 Standard 24th
    3981533 2/20/2017 Standard 22nd
    3981505 2/20/2017 Standard 18th
    3981501 2/20/2017 Standard 19th
    3981498 2/20/2017 Standard 22nd

    Players drafted after Michael Thomas:

    Carlos Hyde RB SF 2.09
    Rob Gronkowski TE NE 2.10
    Mark Ingram RB NO 2.12
    Amari Cooper WR OAK 3.01
    CJ Anderson RB DEN 3.01
    Davante Adams WR GB 3.02
    DeAndre Hopkins WR HOU 3.02
    Adrian Peterson RB MIN 3.03
    Tom Brady QB NE 3.03
    Keenan Allen WR SD 3.05
    Latavius Murray RB OAK 3.06
    Spencer Ware RB SEA 3.08
    Brandin Cooks WR NO 3.09
    Thomas Rawls RB SEA 3.09
    LeGarrette Blount RB NE 3.10
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    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Michael Thomas.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 14 Foot Out
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    Michael Thomas Biography

    Last updated: February 7, 2017

     

    Childhood and high school

    Michael Thomas, who is was born on march 3, 1993 in Los Angeles, California. He attended high school at Woodland hills. One of his biggest highlights was during his senior year, where he led the state with one thousand six hundred fifty six yards. That same year, he also scored twenty one touchdowns.

    College

    Thomas began his college football career at Ohio State in 2012 where he played in eleven games, but he only ran twenty two yards. He was redshirted his scheduled sophomore year, and he began his second season of play in 2014 as a backup. However, he wouldn't have to wait long before he was promoted to a starting position to go on to end the season with nine touchdowns and the team lead

    in receptions with fifty four for seven hundred ninety nine yards. In January 2016, he announced his intent to enter the 2016 NFL Draft. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints a few months later.

    NFL Draft

    Despite a projection of being picked in round two or three during the NFL Combine, there was a of forward thinking optimism regarding his NFL career. His height, weight, and speed made him perfect for the position. He also had a strong vertical push that would intimidate even the strongest of cornerbacks. However, the agents also noted that he would be easily intimidated by the more aggressive cornerbacks.

    2016 NFL season

    Thomas was drafted for his rookie NFL season with the New Orleans Saints on April 29, 2016 when he signed a four year contract with $2.6o million guaranteed salary. He started in the 2016 season against Oakland Raiders. The season ended on a good note with him setting team records in for a rookie in touchdowns, receiving yards, and receptions.

    In fact, Thomas has had such a successful first season that many are questioning why he was not higher up in the draft picks. He quickly learned to work well with the quarterback. Aside from the season ending records, another highlight during the season was running one hundred fifty four yards against the 2017 Super Bowl qualifiers, Atlanta Falcons.

    Another question many are asking is why Thomas was not on the Pro Bowl roster. The lack of promotion is being chalked up to politics.

    Personal Life

    He is the nephew of NFL receiver Keyshawn Johnson. Beginning in his college career, Houston Texans star, DeAndre Hopkins mentored him. Follow Michael Thomas on Twitter here.

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    Player Comparison

    Who should you draft?

    Carlos Hyde or Michael Thomas

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    Adrian Peterson or Michael Thomas

    Michael Thomas or Tom Brady

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    Latavius Murray or Michael Thomas

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    Brandin Cooks or Michael Thomas

    Michael Thomas or Thomas Rawls

    LeGarrette Blount or Michael Thomas

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