The best receiver in football officially will miss time with a high ankle sprain.
Saints receiver Michael Thomas, who has played in all but one of his prior 65 regular-season games, has been ruled out for Monday night’s visit to christen the new Raiders stadium.
Running back Latavius Murray rolled up on Thomas’ lower leg during garbage time of Sunday’s win over the Buccaneers. After the game, Thomas was walking in the locker room without a limp — but he was avoiding the training staff. In time, it became clear that Thomas did indeed suffer an injury, and that he’d need some time off to...