Michael Thomas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Is Michael Thomas worth $22M a year? Here's why WR might force Saints to pay up.

    Yardbarker "In the depths of the off-season, it’s usually quarterback contracts that set NFL discourse aflame. This year, sure enough there are those, what with the looming Dak Prescott-Cowboys deal and the freakout sure to follow. But every so often a non-QB makes an intriguing case. Right now,..." June 28

  • Saints’ Michael Thomas Reduces Asking Price

    Pro Football Rumors "The Saints and Michael Thomas seem to be making some progress on contract talks, as Jeff Duncan of The Times-Picayune tweets. Thomas’ camp has lowered its asking price to $22MM/year, though they remain about $4MM apart in terms of average annual value. Nothing is imminent,..." June 21

  • Report: Michael Thomas looking for $22 million a year

    Pro Football Talk "A report earlier this week indicated that the Saints and wide receiver Michael Thomas still had a sizable gapto bridge in talks about a new contract and there’s now word on exactly how big a gap exists between the two sides. Jeff Duncan of NOLA.com had the initial report..." June 21

  • New Deal With Michael Thomas Expected To Be Done By Training Camp

    Inquisitr "The New Orleans Saints have already taken care of one priority this offseason by locking up defensive end Cam Jordan. Now, they are going to work on the offensive side of the ball and are looking to soon extend the deal of wide receiver Michael Thomas. A number of reports have been going..." June 21

  • Michael Thomas, Saints reportedly ‘far apart’ in contract talks

    Sportsnaut "Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints are trying to hammer out a long-term contract extension, but the two sides are not close to making it happen. Jeff Duncan of NOLA.com reported Wednesday that “nothing is imminent” on this front, noting “the sides remain far..." June 19

  • Saints to make Michael Thomas highest-paid WR in NFL?

    Larry Brown Sports "The New Orleans Saints confirmed this week that they have begun discussing a possible contract extension with Michael Thomas, and it sounds like they are prepared to make a massive commitment to him. ESPN’s Dianna Russini reports that the Saints are “comfortable”..." June 18

  • Julio Jones, Michael Thomas could boost Amari Cooper’s next contract

    Alabama "It didn’t seem as though wide receiver Amari Cooper met with reporters during the Dallas Cowboys’ offseason program without fielding questions about his contract situation, including his final press appearance during mandatory minicamp last week. Cooper had no..." June 18

  • Saints have had “some conversations” with Michael Thomas on new deal

    USA Today "New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis rarely makes media appearances, but he recently had a guest spot on Mad Dog Sports Radio on Sirius XM Radio with host Adam Schein. Loomis hit on a few different points including the recent contract extension with defensive end Cameron Jordan, the..." June 17

  • What Michael Thomas’ extension with Saints could mean for Steelers’ JuJu Smith-Schuster

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "As a former second-round pick still on his rookie contract who has become a 100-catch centerpiece of an offense, the New Orleans Saints’ Michael Thomas has plenty in common with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ JuJu Smith-Schuster. As such, how likely contract-extension..." May 24

  • Michael Thomas: To pay or not to pay?

    Canal Street Chronicles "When it comes to getting paid in the NFL, the quarterback position has long been king. A player’s value to their franchise can most easily be quantified by the contract they earn following the completion of their rookie contract. Of the 23 highest paid players in the NFL, all but six are..." April 10

  • Do the Saints’ recent free agent additions hurt their chances at retaining Michael Thomas?

    Canal Street Chronicles "The Saints have been very active during the 2019 free agency period. So far, they’ve signed defensive tackles Malcom Brown and Mario Edwards, running back Latavius Murray, offensive lineman Nick Easton, return specialist Marcus Sherels, and tight..." April 02

  • Saints robbed, literally? Game-worn Michael Thomas, Zach Ertz gear stolen after NFC title game

    The Advocate "After the NFC title game, a more literal Saints theft occurred.  A game-worn Michael Thomas jersey, along with a game-worn and signed jersey and gloves from Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz were stolen from a bag on Jan. 20 about 6 p.m. The time and date..." February 23

  • Saints’ Michael Thomas signs with new agent

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Michael Thomas signed with Andrew Kessler of Athletes First, giving the New Orleans Saints wideout a new agent with the same agency. Thomas split from his former agent, David Mulugheta, in November over what he said at the time was a “difference of..." February 22

  • Saints WR Michael Thomas calls Super Bowl LIII a ‘lie’

    TMZ "Saints superstar Michael Thomas is STILL salty over the way his team's season ended ... posting a pic on social media Wednesday calling next week's Big Game, "Super Bowl LIE." The entire city of New Orleans has been up in arms since the refs blew a potentially..." January 23