ESPN’s Katherine Terrell reported Tuesday night time that New Orleans Saints three-time Pro Bowl huge receiver Michael Thomas can be beginning coaching camp on the Physically Unable to Perform record (PUP), however ought to return ” soon.” On Wednesday, the 29-year-old made his method again onto the Saints apply area and appeared to be displaying indicators of restoration from his ankle damage that may make followers within the “The Big Easy” rejoice.
First-year head coach Dennis Allen mentioned in late-May that it was “certainly our plan” to have Thomas prepared for coaching camp. Then one week in the past, it was reported that New Orleans was optimistic that the previous two-time All-Pro wideout can be cleared throughout camp.
Thomas was broadly considered as one of many premier gamers within the sport at his place when he final suited up throughout the 2020 season. He appeared in 48 straight regular-season video games throughout his second, third and fourth years within the league from 2017-19, however Thomas was restricted to seven contests in 2020 because of the ankle ailment, which value him all of 2021.
A second-round decide in 2016, Thomas has 510 profession receptions for five,950 receiving yards and 32 touchdowns on 657 targets in 70 regular-season video games. He put up 4 straight 1,000-yard seasons from 2016-2019 and led the NFL in receptions (149), receiving yards (1,725) and receiving yards per sport (107.8) in 2019 on his solution to incomes that season’s AP Offensive Player of the Year award.