It was an absolute need.
For the New Orleans Saints, a good football team, the gap between its top wide receiver and the second leading wide receiver on the squad was the largest in the NFL in 2019.
That gap has been mitigated with the eminent signing of Emmanuel Sanders to a two-year contract.
Michael Thomas is brilliant, at the top of his game and at the top of the league, among the top five receivers in the league by any measurable.
Thomas caught an NFL record...