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Michael Thomas
ADP: 50.11
Bye: 1
Experience: 8
Age: 31.3
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 212
40 Time: 4.57
Speed Score: 99.90

SPARQx (Rank): 114.50 (80%)
Burst Score (Rank): 122.50 (56%)
Agility Score (Rank): 10.93 (84%)
Catch Radius (Rank): 10.17 (79%)

Injury PredictorMichael Thomas's Injury Guide

Medium Risk

Chance of Injury in 2024


% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game


1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2024




Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable

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Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Mar 15, 2015 Non-NFL Inguinal Groin Sports Hernia Thomas dealt with a nagging groin injury through the January playoffs and then had sports hernia surgery. He was ready to start the 2015 season.
Dec 4, 2016 NFL Pedal Foot Sprain Thomas missed Week 14 with an unspecified foot injury suffered sometime in Week 13. (He played that whole game.)
Sep 13, 2020 NFL Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3 Thomas suffered a high-ankle sprain during Week 1's win over the Buccaneers. He missed a couple of weeks due to this injury
Oct 21, 2020 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Thomas sustained a hamstring injury in practice ahead of Week 7 game. He missed two games because of this injury
Dec 16, 2020 NFL Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3 Thomas missed the final three games of the regular season because of his lingering ankle injury. He didn't play in the 2021 season after a setback in his rehab
Aug 21, 2022 NFL Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Thomas returned in time for Week 1.
Sep 25, 2022 NFL Pedal Toe Dislocation Thomas went down in Week 3. He was placed on IR ahead of Week 9.
Nov 12, 2023 NFL Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Thomas suffered a knee injury on the Saints' first drive of Week 10 vs. the Vikings.

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Michael Thomas, WR UNS

4:10pm EST 11/21/23

Michael Thomas to IR

The Saints placed WR Michael Thomas on IR with his knee injury. He's out for at least the next four games, which makes Week 16 his earliest possible return date. Thomas would be tough to trust in fantasy lineups at that point. He can be dropped from redraft rosters. His absence should leave WRs Rashid Shaheed and rookie A.T. Perry in full-time roles. See where those guys sit in the Week 12 WR rankings.

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Saints HC Dennis Allen said Monday that WR Michael Thomas (knee) will miss some time. Allen wouldn’t share if Thomas will land on injured reserve. Through 10 games, the career-long Saint has racked up 39 catches, 448 yards, and 1 score. Thomas can be dropped in shallow to standard-sized formats, but he’s worth holding elsewhere in case he only misses a game or two. From Week 13 on, New Orleans’ WR strength of schedule looks slightly positive. Rashid Shaheed figures to benefit most while Thomas is out.

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Saints HC Dennis Allen called WR Michael Thomas' knee injury "fairly significant." He added that the injury isn't believed to be season-ending but that Thomas is getting a second opinion. The Saints have a Week 11 bye, but it sounds like we should expect Thomas to miss multiple games beyond that. He's droppable in most redraft fantasy leagues. Rookie WR A.T. Perry replaced Thomas in the Week 11 loss to the Vikings, catching two of four targets for 38 yards and a score. He's worth a look on the waiver wire in deep leagues. WRs Chris Olave and Rashid Shaheed should also pick up more work with Thomas out.

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