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  Rams | Mike Thomas lands on IR    Tue Sep 18, 07:32 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas (undisclosed) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Sept. 18.

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  Rams | Two moves made by Rams    Mon Sep 17, 06:38 PM

Free-agent PK Sam Ficken (Rams) was re-signed by the Los Angeles Rams Monday, Sept. 17. WR Mike Thomas (groin) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list in a corresponding move.

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  Rams | Week 2 Los Angeles Rams inactives    Sun Sep 16, 02:41 PM

The Los Angeles Rams have declared LB Mark Barron, DT Sebastian Joseph, DT Tanzel Smart, QB Brandon Allen, WR Mike Thomas, DE Trevon Young and RB John Kelly inactive for Week 2.

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  Rams | Thursday practice report for Rams    Thu Sep 13, 08:01 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas (hip) and LB Mark Barron (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

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  Rams | Rams injury report for Wednesday    Wed Sep 12, 09:01 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas (hip) and LB Mark Barron (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas likely to miss a couple of weeks    Tue Sep 11, 09:48 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas (groin) suffered a groin injury in Week 1 against the Oakland Raiders that is expected to keep him out of action for a couple of weeks.

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  Saints | Mike Thomas has monster game    Sun Sep 9, 04:54 PM

New Orleans Saints WR Mike Thomas caught 16 passes for 180 yards and one touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 1.

Footballguys view: Thomas looked unstoppable, and he gobbled up targets after the Saints fell behind. If the defense is this bad, Thomas could lead the league in receptions. He'll be a very strong play against former college teammate Denzel Ward and the Browns next week.

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  Rams | Week 18 Inactives    Sat Jan 6, 06:49 PM

The Los Angeles Rams have declared OG Aaron Neary, LB Cameron Lynch, OT Cornelius Lucas, LB Garrett Sickels, RB Justin Davis, RB Lance Dunbar, WR Mike Thomas inactive for Week 18.

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  Rams | Wild Card injury report for Rams    Thu Jan 4, 05:03 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Jan. 4, and is listed as doubtful for the Wild Card playoff game. LB Mark Barron (Achilles'), WR Pharoh Cooper (shoulder) and S Blake Countess (concussion) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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  Rams | Wednesday practice report for Rams    Wed Jan 3, 07:44 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Pharoh Cooper (shoulder) and WR Mike Thomas (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jan. 3. LB Mark Barron (Achilles') and S Blake Countess (concussion) were limited during practice.

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  Rams | Week 17 game recap for Rams    Sun Dec 31, 07:51 PM

Los Angeles Rams QB Sean Mannion completed 20-of-34 passes for 169 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 17 against the San Francisco 49ers, in for the resting QB Jared Goff. RB Malcolm Brown ran 14 times for 54 yards with RB Todd Gurley resting, while RB Lance Dunbar scored a touchdown while running six times for 20 yards. WR Mike Thomas posted three grabs for 75 yards, while WR Pharoh Cooper posted two grabs and 30 yards.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas leaves early    Sun Dec 31, 05:32 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas (ankle) suffered an ankle injury in Week 17 and is considered questionable to return.

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  Rams | Week 10 inactives for Rams    Sun Nov 12, 02:41 PM

The Los Angeles Rams have declared QB Brandon Allen, OT Cornelius Lucas, TE Derek Carrier, RB Justin Davis, RB Malcolm Brown, WR Mike Thomas, DL Robert Quinn inactive for Week 10.

Footballguys view: Lance Dunbar is active after missing all of camp and the first half of the season and he's the backup to Todd Gurley today.

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  Rams | Week 9 inactives for LAR    Sun Nov 5, 11:51 AM

The Los Angeles Rams have declared QB Brandon Allen, RB Justin Davis, OT Andrew Donnal, DB Isaiah N. Johnson, OT Cornelius Lucas, LB Ejuan Price, WR Mike Thomas inactive for Week 9.

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  Rams | Week 7 inactives for LAR    Sun Oct 22, 11:43 AM

The Los Angeles Rams have declared QB Brandon Allen, FS Cody Davis, RB Justin Davis, OT Andrew Donnal, OT Cornelius Lucas, LB Ejuan Price, WR Mike Thomas inactive for Week 7.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas added to roster    Mon Oct 9, 04:15 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas was added to the active roster Monday, Oct. 9. The teams also waived SS Mo Alexander.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas eligible to return    Tue Oct 3, 07:19 AM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas is eligible to return in Week 5 from his suspension for PED use. Coach Sean McVay said Thomas would be added to the roster and the team would go with seven wide receivers.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas activated from PUP list    Mon Aug 7, 05:32 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas (undisclosed) was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, Aug. 7.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas placed on PUP list    Fri Jul 28, 09:50 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas (undisclosed) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list Friday, July 28.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas suspended four games    Fri Jul 14, 04:17 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas has been suspended for the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the NFL's policy of performance enhancing drugs.

Footballguys view: With the addition of Cooper Kupp and Josh Reynolds in the 2017 NFL draft, Thomas may not make the final roster. A sixth-round pick out of Southern Miss in 2016, Thomas had only three catches for 37 yards in 15 games as a rookie.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas has found his niche     Sun Jun 18, 08:20 PM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas has 'found a role for himself,' according to QB Jared Goff. 'He's one of our faster receivers and can stretch the defense,' Goff said. 'I think he enjoys that role and understands that he's going to be an over-the-top guy.'

Footballguys view: A sixth-round pick out of Southern Miss in 2016, Thomas spent most of his rookie season playing on special teams. Thomas is a grinder with the speed to take the top off the defense. He's buried on the Rams depth chart but we're monitoring his progress in super deep dynasty leagues.

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  Rams | Mike Thomas eyeing big role    Sat Jun 10, 12:18 AM

Los Angeles Rams WR Mike Thomas has been seeing most of the first-team reps in place of WR Tavon Austin (wrist) during OTAs, and Thomas said he believes the coaching staff understands the potential he brings to the offense.

Footballguys view: A sixth-round pick out of Southern Miss in 2016, Thomas is known as a great competitor. He can make plays against larger cornerbacks with his body control, concentration and aggressiveness as a pass-catcher. We'll see where he ends up on the depth chart when Austin is back and healthy.

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  Rams | Friday injury report for Los Angeles    Fri Dec 30, 06:22 PM

Los Angeles Rams OT Rob Havenstein (ankle) and CB Lamarcus Joyner (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 30, and are listed as doubtful for Week 17. WR Mike Thomas (hip) fully participated in practice and is listed as questionable. SS Mo Alexander (concussion) fully participated in practice and is not on the injury report.

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  Rams | Rams injury report for Thursday    Thu Dec 29, 07:48 PM

Los Angeles Rams CB Lamarcus Joyner (ankle) and OL Rob Havenstein (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 29. Meanwhile, S Mo Alexander (concussion) and WR Mike Thomas (hip) were limited participants.

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  Rams | Wednesday's practice report for L.A.    Wed Dec 28, 09:48 PM

Los Angeles Rams OT Rob Havenstein (ankle) and DB Lamarcus Joyner (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 28. SS Mo Alexander (concussion) and WR Mike Thomas (hip) were listed as limited participants.

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  Rams | L.A. inactives for Week 16    Sat Dec 24, 03:17 PM

Los Angeles Rams SS Mo Alexander, CB Lamarcus Joyner (ankle), QB Case Keenum, DE Matt Longacre, OG Greg Robinson, WR Mike Thomas (hip) and OG Cody Wichmann are inactive for the Week 16 game against the San Francisco 49ers.

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  Rams | Thursday practice report for Los Angeles    Thu Dec 22, 09:49 PM

Los Angeles Rams CB Lamarcus Joyner (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 22. SS Mo Alexander (concussion), WR Bradley Marquez (knee) and WR Mike Thomas (hip) were limited participants, and CB Michael Jordan (concussion) and CB E.J. Gaines (thigh) were full participants.

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  Texans | Mike Thomas cut    Sun Aug 31, 10:08 PM

The Houston Texans released WR Mike Thomas Sunday, Aug. 31.

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  Texans | Six signed to futures contracts    Tue Dec 31, 12:06 AM

The Houston Texans signed WR Andy Cruse, CB Loyce Means, WR Uzoma Nwachukwu, WR Rico Richardson, FS Steven Terrell and WR Mike Thomas to futures contracts Monday, Dec. 30.

Footballguys view: Fantasy owners in super deep dynasty leagues need to keep an eye on "EZ" here. Coming out of Texas A&M, Nwachukwu reminded some in the scouting community of Pierre Garcon (Washington). He has the speed to get on top of the defense in a hurry. Nwachukwu can also make difficult catches look easy, and he can work the sidelines in order to make chain-moving catches.

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  Saints | Mike Thomas works out    Fri Dec 20, 08:36 PM

The New Orleans Saints worked out six players Wednesday, Dec. 18, including free-agent WR Mike Thomas (Cardinals).

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  Seahawks | Work out WRs    Tue Nov 5, 05:12 PM

The Seattle Seahawks worked out free-agent WRs Ramses Barden (Giants), Mike Thomas (Cardinals) and Danny Coale (Colts) Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Footballguys view: Seattle is likely just updating their emergency list here. The team should be getting Percy Harvin (hip) back from his injury soon.

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  Dolphins | Two more WRs worked out    Tue Oct 29, 07:31 PM

The Miami Dolphins worked out free-agent WRs Mohamed Massaquoi (Browns) and Mike Thomas (Cardinals) Tuesday, Oct. 29.

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  Texans | Mike Thomas auditions    Tue Oct 22, 05:27 PM

The Houston Texans invited free-agent WR Mike Thomas (Cardinals) in for a workout Tuesday, Oct. 22.

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  Cardinals | Two Cut    Fri Aug 30, 12:39 PM

The Arizona Cardinals cut WRs Mike Thomas and Dan Buckner Friday, Aug. 30.

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  Cardinals | Had trade talks for Mike Thomas    Wed Aug 21, 08:29 AM

The Arizona Cardinals had trade talks with the Detroit Lions about WR Mike Thomas before they cut him, but his contract ultimately held up talks.

Footballguys view: Thomas has a better shot of making the Cardinals roster. Their WR corps is largely unsettled behind Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Roberts, and Michael Floyd.

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  Cardinals | Sign Mike Thomas    Tue Aug 20, 04:17 PM

The Arizona Cardinals signed WR Mike Thomas (Lions) Tuesday, Aug. 20. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: This says more about the lack of depth on the Cardinals roster than it does Thomas and his skill set. He was released by the Lions on Monday and quickly found a new home in Arizona. Thomas will compete for the WR4/5 job behind Larry Fitzgerald, Andre Roberts, and Michael Floyd.

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  Lions | Mike Thomas cut    Mon Aug 19, 03:34 PM

The Detroit Lions have released WR Mike Thomas.

Footballguys view: The Lions added Thomas last year when they traded a 2014 fifth-round pick to the Jaguars. They decided to cut ties as Thomas was doing little to make a positive impression in training camp.

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  Lions | Mike Thomas' roster spot in jeopardy?    Fri Aug 2, 09:22 PM

Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas has been routinely working with the third unit during training camp, and in one-on-one drills Friday, Aug. 2, he was completely shut down by CB Domonique Johnson. On one play, Thomas was so overmatched that QB Matthew Stafford didn't even throw the ball.

Footballguys view: Whatever the Lions saw in Thomas when they traded for him last year doesn't seem to be there now. He'll be lucky to have a regular job in the NFL again.

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  Lions | WR Thomas more comfortable this year    Sat Jun 8, 08:51 PM

Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas is focused on learning the offense this offseason. "I definitely feel a lot more comfortable with what's going on," Thomas said after an OTA practice last week. "Now it's just about competing and getting the reps in and getting familiar with all the things we do as receivers."

Footballguys view: Thomas was added last year in a trade from the Jaguars before the trade deadline. He did little with the team last year but could be in for a bigger role in 2013. We'll see him get more playing time as the slot receiver if Ryan Broyles comes back slowly from last year's knee injury.

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  Lions | Reggie Bush returns punts in OTAs    Wed May 22, 11:46 PM

Detroit Lions RB Reggie Bush was used as a punt returner during organized team activities (OTAs) Wednesday, May 22. WR Terrence Austin, WR Patrick Edwards, RB Steven Miller, WR Mike Thomas and WR Cody Wilson also took turns returning punts.

Footballguys view: The Lions have other options and may only use Bush when the game situation is dire and they are in need of a big play.

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  Lions | Joique Bell, Mike Thomas could be returners     Thu Dec 27, 09:46 PM

Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell is expected to return kicks in Week 17 after WR Stefan Logan was removed from that role. WR Mike Thomas could return punts if Logan is not used in that role either.

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  Lions | Mike Thomas hardly sees field    Tue Dec 11, 05:21 PM

Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas played in just 17 snaps in Week 14, and he wasn't thrown to a single time. However, he had two carries for 25 yards.

Footballguys view: Thomas just hasn't been that impressive in limited time with the Lions. Kris Durham was more involved as the secondary WR opposite superstar Calvin Johnson.

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  Lions | Mike Thomas did not receive much playing time     Mon Dec 10, 01:38 PM

Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas participated in 17 of the 84 offensive snaps in the team's Week 14 game.

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  Lions | Mike Thomas should see workload increase    Tue Dec 4, 02:35 PM

Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas is expected to be the team's No. 2 wide receiver moving forward after the team lost WR Ryan Broyles (knee) to a knee issue in Week 13.

Footballguys view: Thomas is now a low end flex play with the bump in playing time. We want to see him produce startable numbers before recommending him for your fantasy lineup.

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  Lions | Calvin Johnson expects Ryan Broyles, Mike Thomas to remain in rotation    Thu Nov 29, 01:48 PM

Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson said he expects WRs Ryan Broyles and Mike Thomas to remain as the second and third receivers in light of the discipline to WR Titus Young.

Footballguys view: Broyles is the better talent and should produce bigger numbers. We like Broyles as a WR3/flex option in week 13, while we see Thomas as more of a desperation flex play. Young can be dropped by fantasy owners now.

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  Lions | Ryan Broyles over the century mark    Thu Nov 22, 08:57 PM

Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles posted six receptions for 126 yards in the Week 12 start against the Houston Texans. He and WR Mike Thomas were used in a three-receiver set to open the game. Thomas chipped in with two grabs, 17 yards and a touchdown.

Footballguys view: Broyles was fantastic on Thanksgiving. Just a little over a year from the major knee injury he suffered in college, Broyles is starting to look like his old self. He's a consideration every week as at least a WR3 or flex play.

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  Lions | Two WRs getting up to speed    Tue Nov 20, 10:34 PM

Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas and WR Brian Robiskie stayed after practice Monday, Nov. 19, along with WR Ryan Broyles, to work with backup QB Shaun Hill running routes and getting better acclimated to the offense. 'It's a way to get new guys who come in throughout the year to get them reps and get me reps too and teach the offense at the same time,' Hill said. All three are expected to see an increase in playing time with WR Titus Young to be inactive in Week 12 due to disciplinary reasons.

Footballguys view: We're not going to recommend Thomas as anything more than a desperation flex play this week until we see him more. Broyles makes for a nice 'what the heck' flex starter against the Texans.

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  Lions | Mike Thomas expected to start    Tue Nov 20, 07:25 PM

Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas is expected to start at outside receiver against the Houston Texans in the team's Week 12 game Thursday, Nov. 22, with WR Ryan Broyles starting in the slot.

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  Lions | Ryan Broyles, Mike Thomas to step up?    Mon Nov 19, 09:08 PM

Detroit Lions WR Titus Young played 68 of his team's 72 offensive snaps in Week 11 against the Green Bay Packers, but he was benched late in the game and expected to be inactive in Week 12 Thursday, Nov. 22. WR Ryan Broyles played 31 snaps, and WR Mike Thomas played four snaps in the loss.

Footballguys view: We're expecting more from Broyles here. Had he not been injured during his final season at Oklahoma there's a good chance he would have been a first-round pick. He's a smooth route runner with strong hands and elusiveness after the catch.

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  Lions | One fielding punts    Fri Nov 2, 11:40 AM

Detroit Lions RB Stefan Logan was fielding punts in practice Friday, Nov. 2. WR Mike Thomas was working solely with the wide receivers.

Footballguys view: Some thought Thomas might be able to return punts as well for the Lions, but right now it seems as though Logan will hang onto the job. The Lions are likely just getting Thomas up to speed as quickly as possible on the offensive side of the ball.

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