• Michael Thomas (WR) #13

    Michael Thomas
    ADP:Round: 2, Pick: 5
    Team:New Orleans
    Ht / Wt:6'3" / 212 lb.
    College:Ohio State
    Born:March 3, 1993
    Drafted:2016 / Rd. 2 (47)
    Draft Team:NO

    Injury Status - Week 17

    Not on injury report



    Michael Thomas Scores Twice in Divisional Round Matchup

    Monday, January 15, 12:51 AM

    New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas had seven receptions for 85 yards and two touchdowns in the divisional round of the playoffs. Thomas was the first to get the Saints on the scoreboard with a 14-yard score in the third quarter and followed it up with a three-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter. He winds up a terrific second NFL season in top form and has proven to be a matchup-proof, high-floor WR in all fantasy leagues.


    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    January 22, 2018

    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 2.05, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 5th pick of the 2nd round, and 16th selection overall.

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


    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    92 1,137 9 0 0 0

    Recent drafts with Michael Thomas:

    Draft #DateFormatThomas's Draft Pick
    4614855 1/22/2018 Standard 21st
    4614823 1/22/2018 Standard 20th
    4614817 1/22/2018 Standard 18th
    4614783 1/22/2018 Standard 15th
    4614757 1/22/2018 Standard 19th
    4614752 1/22/2018 Standard 19th
    4614751 1/22/2018 Standard 20th
    4614730 1/22/2018 Standard 18th
    4614692 1/22/2018 Standard 15th

    Players drafted after Michael Thomas:

    Mark Ingram RB NO 2.05
    Rob Gronkowski TE NE 2.05
    Jordan Howard RB CHI 2.06
    Devonta Freeman RB ATL 2.07
    Leonard Fournette RB JAX 2.07
    Christian McCaffrey RB CAR 2.09
    Tom Brady QB NE 2.10
    Keenan Allen WR LAC 2.11
    Doug Baldwin WR SEA 3.01
    Dez Bryant WR DAL 3.02
    Brandin Cooks WR NE 3.03
    T.Y. Hilton WR IND 3.03
    Aaron Rodgers QB GB 3.04
    Carlos Hyde RB SF 3.05
    DeMarco Murray RB TEN 3.05

    Michael Thomas Biography


    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.


    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.


    Player Comparison

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