2021 NFL Draft Guide Player Profiles: Michael Thomas
Published: Jul 06, 2021, 2:55 PM EDT
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After leading the league in catches in 2018, and then leading in catches and yards in 2019, Michael Thomas didn’t have the same 2020 season as years prior. A high ankle sprain in Week 1 kept him out for seven games, and he missed practice time in weeks following. He was limited to seven games (Started 5), and caught 40 of 55 targets for 438 yards and zero touchdowns. After back-to-back seasons of an 80+ percent catch rate, that mark fell to 72.7 percent in 2020. Drew Brees has retired, and Thomas will have either Taysom Hill or Jameis Winston throwing him the rock. Does that inspire enough confidence for you in the first two rounds of your draft? Let’s examine.
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