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.
NFL Super Wild Card Weekend: One big question for each of the six games
Super Wild Card Weekend is set! So, what's on tap in the opening round of the NFL playoffs? Gregg Rosenthal explores one big question for each postseason showdown on the six-game slate.
Ranking NFL teams most likely to win Super Bowl LV
Who are the true Super Bowl contenders? With the 2020 NFL regular season winding down, Adam Schein ranks the nine teams most likely to hoist the Lombardi Trophy on the evening of Feb. 7 in Tampa, Florida.
Five biggest threats to Chiefs' reign; Matt Ryan era's run its course in Atlanta
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks identifies the five teams most likely to derail the Chiefs' repeat effort. Plus, one franchise that should move on from its longtime QB and some MVP-level respect for a kicker (seriously).
NFL Week 11: Patrick Mahomes good, Tua Tagovailoa bad, Carson Wentz ugly
Fresh off another spectacularly captivating Sunday of action, Adam Schein spotlights the good (Patrick Mahomes), the bad (Tua Tagovailoa) and the ugly (Carson Wentz) across the NFL landscape.
Saints' Michael Thomas says he's 'grown' from practice fight, aims to 'win a championship'
Michael Thomas made his long-awaited return to the field on Sunday night and hopes to turn around what has been a season in turmoil so far for the All-Pro Saints wideout.
Injury roundup: Saints WR Michael Thomas good to go vs. Bucs barring setback
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (ankle/hamstring) should be good to go on Sunday night vs. the Buccaneers, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
Could the Packers add on offense? A look at potential moves as trade deadline looms
The Packers may have the second-highest scoring offense in the NFL, but they still may add a weapon down the stretch. Here's a look at what to watch for as Tuesday's NFL trading deadline approaches.
Saints WR Michael Thomas (ankle/hamstring) will not play Sunday vs. Chicago
Michael Thomas' strange 2020 will continue with another absence Sunday. The Saints star wideout has been ruled out of Sunday's game against Chicago due to lingering injuries.
Saints All-Pro WR Michael Thomas returns to practice
After missing the last several practices due to lingering ankle and hamstring issues, Saints star receiver Michael Thomas made his anticipated return to practice.
Saints place Emmanuel Sanders on reserve/COVID-19 list, rule out Michael Thomas
The Saints are placing wideout Emmanuel Sanders on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Ian Rapoport reported. He will be out vs. the Panthers. So will injured receiver Michael Thomas.
What to watch for in Saints-Raiders on 'Monday Night Football'
The time has finally arrived for the Las Vegas Raiders to make their long-awaited debut inside Allegiant Stadium. Their opponent? Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints. Here are three storylines to watch for when the two teams face off on Monday Night Football.
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.
Top catches of the week | Week 13
Watch the top catches of Week 13 during the NFL 2020 season.
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.
Top catches of the week | Week 11
Watch the top catches of Week 11 during the NFL 2020 season.
Taysom Hill rips dart to Michael Thomas for 19 yards
New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill throws a 19-yard pass to wide receiver Michael Thomas.
Taysom Hill rifles 15-yard pass to Michael Thomas
New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill throws a 15-yard pass to wide receiver Michael Thomas.
Michael F. Florio fantasy matchups to watch in Week 11
Check out Michael F. Florio fantasy matchups to watch in Week 11.
49ers vs. Saints highlights | Week 10
Watch the highlights of the Week 10 matchup versus the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints.