Saints’ superstar receiver Michael Thomas adds another injury to his list of concerns making his availability for Week 7 in question.
It has been a rough season for Saints’ superstar receiver Michael Thomas, to say the least. Thomas played the majority of Week 1 and that is all the action the 2019 Offensive Player of the Year has had in 2020.
He suffered an ankle injury in the Week 1 contest.
It has led him to be sidelined all the way till Week 5 because it was a nagging high-ankle sprain. Then, Thomas was supposed to make an appearance in Week 5 until he was in a fight with Chauncey Gardner-Johnson in practice, resulting in him punching the young safety.
He was subsequently suspended for the Week 5 game as a result. With Week 6 being their bye, we were hoping, going into Week 7 and six weeks since we’ve seen Thomas play, that he will be back in action against the Panthers.
Now, because of breaking news from NOLA.com, we have been informed that Thomas has a new injury — his hamstring. The extent of this new practice-related injury is not known, but it has put the receiver questionable for Week 7.
There was speculation based on a tweet from the receiver that he was continuing to have further complications with his health, we just didn’t know what the problem was or to what extent the problem was plaguing Thomas. He wasn’t seen on the practice field yesterday.
Going forward, the Saints are going to need to keep a close eye on Thomas. This will mark the sixth week in a row where Thomas has either been listed as a did not participate in practice or a limited participant in practice.
This would mean another week of seeing Emmanuel Sanders operate as the No. 1 and Tre’Quan Smith, Bennie Fowler, and Marquez Callaway back him up. Let’s hope this injury is nothing too serious, and he will be back on the field soon. We will keep you updated.