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Dennis Allen: Chris Olave pick, Michael Thomas return like 'two first-round draft choices' at WR
The Saints spent a first-round pick in last week's draft on a receiver from Ohio State in Chris Olave, instantly improving their pass-catching corps. With Michael Thomas on the mend, they believe they're in line to see double the return.
Saints GM expects Michael Thomas back healthy, but there's 'work to do' to complete WR room
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis noted Thursday that he expects Michael Thomas to return after missing the season due to ankle injury, but the club has work to do to upgrade the corps.
Restructure or release? Ezekiel Elliott, Michael Thomas among eight NFC players to keep an eye on
Is Ezekiel Elliott's massive salary still tenable for the Cowboys? What's the plan with Michael Thomas in New Orleans? Will the Packers cut Za'Darius Smith? Cynthia Frelund spotlights eight NFC players who could be due for a restructure or outright release.
Saints not expected to trade Michael Thomas (ankle), want star WR back for 2022 season
The Saints played the entire 2021 season without star receiver Michael Thomas due to a string of nagging ankle injuries. Despite a slew of ongoing issues, the team fully expects the former All-Pro to return to the lineup in 2022.
Tom Brady retirement reaction: NFL community celebrates legendary QB's career
Tom Brady's lengthy and legendary career is near its end, and players around the NFL, including Julian Edelman and Patrick Mahomes, are paying tribute to the sport's most prolific player.
Cap casualties and trade chips: Ten New Orleans Saints players who could be moved this offseason
With the Saints in need of a new head coach and QB1, as well as major salary-cap relief, New Orleans may be on the brink of overhauling the roster. Nick Shook spotlights 10 Saints players who could be on the move this offseason.
Projecting 2021 NFL playoffs: Who will play in Super Bowl LVI? Win the Lombardi Trophy?
The NFL playoffs are upon us! Who's poised to reach Super Bowl LVI? Who has the best chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy? After crunching the numbers, Cynthia Frelund provides odds for all 14 postseason teams.
Saints WR Michael Thomas to miss rest of season due to setback with ankle injury
Michael Thomas' season is over before it began. The Saints wide receiver announced Wednesday on Twitter that he will not be able to play this season after enduring a setback with his surgically repaired ankle.
Saints WR Michael Thomas dealing with new ankle issue, remains on PUP list
It does not appear likely that Michael Thomas is nearing a return to the New Orleans Saints. The star wide receiver is dealing with a new ankle injury that required a recent meeting with a specialist.
Chargers OC sees 'a lot of similarities' between WR Mike Williams, Saints' Michael Thomas
NFL fans have yet to see Michael Thomas play in 2021. Unless you're a fan of the Chargers that is, in which case you've been witnessing Mike Williams evolve into a threat reminiscent of the Saints' All-Pro receiver.
Top 100 Players of 2021, Nos. 10-1: Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes reigns as No. 1 ranked player
It's that time of year again, when NFL players cast their votes to identify the best in the league heading into the 2021 NFL season.
Saints HC Sean Payton: 'It's disappointing' Michael Thomas' surgery didn't happen sooner
Initial reports suggest Saints WR Michael Thomas is due for a mid-season return. But as general manager Mickey Loomis and coach Sean Payton shared on Wednesday, they believe the star receiver could've been looking at a different road to recovery had a few things been managed differently.
Roundup: Chargers' first-round OT Rashawn Slater agrees to terms on rookie deal
Offensive tackle Rashawn Slater is finally signing his rookie deal. Next up: training camp. The Chargers agreed to terms with Slater on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport reports. The four-year, fully guaranteed deal was reached just as Los Angeles was opening camp.
Saints WR Michael Thomas expected to miss start of 2021 season after undergoing ankle surgery
Michael Thomas' ankle injury from last year is still affecting him this year. The Saints star wideout is expected to miss the beginning of the 2021 season after undergoing surgery in June to repair ligaments in his ankle, Ian Rapoport reports.
State of the 2021 New Orleans Saints: How will Sean Payton navigate life after Drew Brees?
What will the Saints look like without Drew Brees? How will Sean Payton navigate the 2021 season without his gridiron soulmate? Adam Rank explores the state of the franchise, highlighting the most significant players, games and question marks.
Which notable NFL records could fall in 17-game season? Top candidates to make history?
With the NFL officially expanding to 17 games in the 2021 season, NFL Research's Dante Koplowitz-Fleming explores which notable records could fall -- and who might be in line to make history.
2021 NFL free agency guide: Which teams will be spenders? Which players could be traded?
With the NFL's salary cap dropping due to the COVID-19 pandemic, free agency feels more unpredictable than ever before. Not to fret! Gregg Rosenthal provides a big-picture guide explaining which teams could be spenders, which players might be traded and much, much more.
Redrafting the 2016 NFL Draft: Rams take Dak Prescott No. 1 overall
With the benefit of five years' hindsight, Adam Rank redrafts the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. Which original fourth-round pick jumps all the way up to No. 1 overall?
Five NFL stars who SHOULD be traded this offseason
The offseason has only just begun, but we've already seen high-profile players on the move. Who could be next? Adam Rank identifies five stars who SHOULD be traded.
Buccaneers defense holds Saints WR Michael Thomas to zero catches
Much of the discussion following the Saints' loss will be about Drew Brees' struggles. However, some of New Orleans' best players didn't step up to aid the 42-year-old QB.
NFL Divisional Round X-factors: Who could fuel a Super Bowl run?
Who could end up being the critical piece in a Super Bowl run? Heading into the Divisional Round, Cynthia Frelund identifies X-factors for all eight teams remaining in the chase for the Lombardi Trophy.
New Orleans Saints poised for deep run with offensive firepower finally intact
The Saints finally got a glimpse of what they could be with the return of several key offensive playmakers in Sunday's wild-card win over the Bears. Jeffri Chadiha discusses New Orleans' potential for a deep run now that the team's finally whole.
Notable injuries, news from Sunday's Super Wild Card Weekend games
Injuries and news we're monitoring around the league on this Super Wild Card Weekend Sunday.
NFL playoff percentages: Who will reach Super Bowl LV? Hoist the Lombardi Trophy?
The NFL playoffs are upon us! Who's poised to reach Super Bowl LV? Who has the best chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy? After crunching the numbers, Cynthia Frelund provides odds for all 14 postseason teams.
DK Metcalf outruns Michael Thomas and Treylon Burks | Simulcam
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf runs faster than New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas and Arkansas Razorbacks wide receiver Treylon Burks in the Simulcam at the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine.
Potential trades for Saints players following Payton's exit | 'NFL Total Access'
Potential trades for New Orleans Saints players following head coach Sean Payton's exit during 'NFL Total Access'.
Micahel Thomas will not play remainder of season with ankle-injury setback
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Micahel Thomas will not play this season with ankle setback.
Rapoport: Biggest names who could return from PUP list, including Stephon Gilmore and Michael Thomas
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport discusses the biggest names who could return from PUP list, including Carolina Panthers cornerback Stephon Gilmore and New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas.
McGinest: Alvin Kamara 'basically disappears' when Taysom Hill plays QB
The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses expectations for the New Orleans Saints offense.
2021 Top 10 fantasy wide receivers
Marcas Grant counts down his top 10 wide receivers for this upcoming fantasy football season. Find out which players he projects are ready to breakout in 2021, who's sliding down the charts, and which pass-catcher claims the top spot.
Baldinger, Wyche: Four players returning from injury to watch in '21
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger and Steve Wyche highlight four players returning from injury to watch in 2021.
'NFL GameDay Morning': Bold predictions for Divisional Round Sunday
'NFL GameDay Morning' makes their bold predictions for Divisional Round Sunday.
Game Theory: Why Travis Kelce has the best chance to score a TD on Divisional Round Sunday
Game Theory: Cynthia Frelund breaks down why Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has the best chance to score a touchdown on Divisional Round Sunday.
Bears vs. Saints highlights | Super Wild Card Weekend
Watch the highlights from the Super Wild Card Weekend matchup between the Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints.
Every Michael Thomas catch from his return to action | Super Wild Card Weekend
Watch every catch by New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas from his return to action against the Chicago Bears on Super Wild Card Weekend.
Drew Brees dials long distance to Michael Thomas for 38-yard pickup
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees dials long distance to wide receiver Michael Thomas for 38-yard pickup.
Tashaun Gipson looks like Kam Chancellor on powerful PBU
Chicago Bears safety Tashaun Gipson looks like former Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor on powerful PBU.
Slime Zone! Michael Thomas surges in for Saints TD
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas becomes the first player to enter the Nickelodeon's "Slime Zone" on this touchdown catch against the Chicago Bears on Super Wild Card Weekend.
Rapoport: Alvin Kamara, Michael Thomas cleared to play vs. Bears
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara and wide receiver Michael Thomas have been cleared to play vs. the Chicago Bears.
'NFL GameDay Morning': Bold predictions for Sunday of Super Wild Card Weekend
The 'NFL GameDay Morning' make their bold predictions for Sunday of Super Wild Card Weekend.
Rapoport: Michael Thomas nearing return from injury for Saints
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport shares that New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas is nearing a return from a high ankle sprain injury.
Taysom Hill rips third-down strike to Michael Thomas for 22 yards
New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill rips third-down strike to Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas for 22 yards.
Taysom Hill's 18-yard frozen rope hits Michael Thomas on the dot
New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill's 18-yard frozen rope hits Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas on the dot.
Palmer: One thing Saints 'have to fix' following Week 13, per Sean Payton
NFL Network's James Palmer breaks down the New Orleans Saints Week 13 win against the Atlanta Falcons.
Can't-Miss Play: Michael Thomas makes toe-tap catch of year bid
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas makes toe-tap catch of year bid.
Saints vs. Broncos highlights | Week 12
Watch the highlights of the Week 12 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the Denver Broncos.