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    Saints: Chris Simms gets called out over Michael Thomas diss

    View: https://twitter.com/camjordan94/status/1052706089773486080 By Roy Anderson | WhoDatDish Who Dats are used to Drew Brees getting overlooked by the media, but now, on Pro Football Talk, Chris Simms chose to diss Michael Thomas. We talked about it yesterday, and maybe too frequently, to...
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    Underhill: Saints starting to look like contenders after win over Redskins; here's what's changed

    Micheal Thomas - Advocate staff photo by LESLIE GAMBONI By Nick Underhill | The Advocate Michael Thomas wanted to set a tone. National stage. All eyes on the Saints. He wanted to let everyone know he and his teammates were ready to do whatever it took to win the game, even if it meant...
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    Saints receiver Michael Thomas smashing records as he tries to make up for sudden ball-security issues

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate Michael Thomas put a title to his third NFL season on his Twitter account earlier this week. No Record Is Safe Tour, Vol. 3. The first two stops on the tour have lived up to the advanced billing. One week after setting a franchise record against Tampa Bay...
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    Remember when other teams passed on Michael Thomas in the draft? So does Thomas.

    By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune After New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas hauled in a franchise record 16 passes in a losing effort against the Buccaneers last week, the response was not quite as apathetic as a shrug, but it was close to that. "When the ball is in...
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    Michael Thomas, Ted Ginn Jr. back at Saints practice

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate Three New Orleans Saints who were not spotted at practice on Wednesday were back on Thursday. Wide receivers Michael Thomas (illness) and Ted Ginn Jr. (knee) both returned to practice, and left tackle Terron Armstead (knee) was there for the start of...
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    Michael Thomas on catch record in Saints' loss: 'Can't take anything positive' from this game

    By Joel A. Erickson | The Advocate A record-setting performance got lost among all of Tampa Bay’s offensive fireworks Sunday. Or at least it was lost on the man who set it. Unstoppable except for a pair of mistakes of his own making, Michael Thomas served as the engine that kept the New...
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    Michael Thomas sets Saints' single-game receptions record

    By Josh Katzenstein, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas had a historic individual performance Sunday (Sept. 9), but he was in no mood to gloat after a 48-40 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. "You can't take anything...
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    Michael Thomas is succeeding by making everything seem 'the same'

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate Maybe the key to Michael Thomas' success is always being the same. People like to use that phrase, "the same," when discussing the things about him that make the Saints wide receiver great and unique. And it’s not meant that he does everything the same as...
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    Whether it turns into something or not, Saints are evaluating all options at wide receiver

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate CARSON CITY, Calif. — It looked done. Maybe done is too strong of a word, but it was close. Until Saturday night, no one had ever considered the possibility that someone other than Michael Thomas, Cam Meredith, Ted Ginn Jr. or Tre’Quan Smith would lock down one...
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    Meet practice Mike Thomas, same as game day Mike Thomas for Saints. 'He always comes with wrath'

    By Luke Johnson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Pick a New Orleans Saints practice, any practice, and watch No. 13. Watch the singular effort devoted to every repetition, no matter if it is a walk-through or a head-to-head matchup against the Saints' top corner. Watch the way he punctuates...
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    Saints training camp Day 24: Michael Thomas, J.T. Barrett have standout moments during Saturday's session

    By Nick Underhill | The Advocate Dress code: Shorts and shells Attendance: CB Arthur Maulet, S Rickey Jefferson, DE Alex Okafor, G Andrus Peat and TE Michael Hoomanawanui missed practice. Overview: The Saints practiced in the late afternoon inside of the indoor facility. The practice mostly...
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    Michael Thomas a physical presence at receiver for New Orleans Saints

    John DeShazier | Senior Writer - NewOrleansSaints.com A wise, learned observer saw the one-on-one drill between receivers and defensive backs during New Orleans Saints training camp, and jokingly remarked, “That’s birds fighting.” Hilarious, and possibly true, about 98 percent of the time...
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    PFF: Saints have a top 10 receiving corps

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The team at Pro Football Focus do a great job evaluating every snap for every player, so they’re as good a judge as any to rank the NFL’s receiving units. And wouldn’t you know it, they think the New Orleans Saints have one of pro football’s top 10 pass-catching...
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    Michael Thomas, Taysom Hill shine: What happened at Saints training camp Day 8

    By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune The New Orleans Saints offense ruled the day on Thursday. After days of defensive domination, Drew Brees and Co. finally got even during red-zone drills. Brees connected with Michael Thomas for a touchdown on a beautiful fade pattern against...
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    3 Saints players who should be put on ice until kickoff

    By John Sigler | Saintswire The New Orleans Saints have built a very good roster for the 2018 season. Training camp practices have been intense contests between the offense and defense, with multiple players standing out in big ways. These few players are so good, in fact, that they should be...
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    Michael Thomas beats Marshon Lattimore, other camp highlights

    By James Parks Thursday found the New Orleans Saints back on the practice field. Albeit, without a few notable players on the field. Wide receiver Cameron Meredith, rookie defensive end Marcus Davenport, and tight end Benjamin Watson were among those who were not on the field with the rest of...
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    Top 5 Saints position battles for 2018 training camp

    By Josh Katzenstein Meritocracy is a word coaches frequently use during NFL training camps. Every position is an open competition, and the best players will play, the coaches say. New Orleans Saints coaches and scouts will begin their month-long process of determining their best players when...
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    Saints riding youth movement that eases pressure on Drew Brees

    By Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff Writer For the New Orleans Saints to contend for the playoffs this season, here are the five most important players who can help make that happen: Drew Brees, quarterback: This one's pretty obvious. Quarterback is the most important position on the field for any...
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    Saints wide receiver 'Can't Guard Mike' keeps living up to name

    By Mike Triplett | ESPN Staff writer METAIRIE, La. -- Trivia question: Who holds the NFL record for most receptions over the first two years of his career? All right, the headline of this story probably gave it away. But file that one away to stump your buddies who aren't the most die-hard New...
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    Saints have a lot of options at wide receiver, but have to find best way to use them

    By Nick Underhill The Saints need to figure out how to use all of their weapons this summer. It’s a nice change from last year when Michael Thomas was lining up all over the field, and Ted Ginn Jr. was the only other high-powered receiver Drew Brees had to target. But after signing Cam...


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