FantasySP / NFL / Michael Thomas FantasySP / NFL / Michael Thomas Copyright 2018 5357474 <![CDATA[Michael Thomas caught all eight of his targets for 70 yards]]> Michael Thomas caught all eight of his targets for 70 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's Week 10 win over the Bengals. Thomas got the game started with a 7-yard touchdown on the opening drive and then added a 17-yard strike with two seconds left in the first half to put the Saints up 35-7 at the break. [...]]]> 5357474 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 15:42:13 EDT <![CDATA[Saints' Michael Thomas fined $30,000 for phone celebration]]> Michael Thomas $30,000 for using a cellphone as a prop and having a mobile device in the bench area, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.]]> 5356712 Sat, 10 Nov 2018 19:12:02 EDT ESPN <![CDATA[Saints WR Thomas fined $30,000 for phone celebration]]> Michael Thomas has been fined $30,000 by the NFL for using a phone as a prop for a touchdown celebration in last week's victory over the Rams. Thomas emulated former Saints wideout Joe Horn with his celebration, hiding the phone in the ...]]> 5356709 Sat, 10 Nov 2018 19:12:02 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[NFL fines Michael Thomas $30,000 for cell phone celebration]]> Michael Thomas $30,000 for pulling a phone out from within the goal post padding and celebrating with it after scoring a touchdown on Sunday. Thomas’s celebration was a tribute to former Saints [more]]]> 5356609 Sat, 10 Nov 2018 17:36:01 EDT <![CDATA[Marcus Peters: We’re going to see Sean Payton, Saints again]]> Michael Thomas scored a 72-yard touchdown, icing the Saints’ victory over the Rams, coach Sean Payton said New Orleans got the matchup it wanted on the play. “They were going to travel Marcus [Peters] to him, and that was fine by us,” Payton said, via Josh Katzenstein of the Times-Picayune. “We thought we [more]]]> 5355122 Thu, 08 Nov 2018 19:54:01 EDT <![CDATA[Saints WR Michael Thomas named NFC Offensive Player of the Week]]> Michael Thomas made an unsurprising list on Wednesday, joining five others as Players of the Week. Thomas set the football world on fire with his 72-yard catch and run for the game-winning touchdown over the then-undefeated Los Angeles Rams. That made up a big chunk of his dominant day, with the 25-year old posting 12 catches for 211 yards and the score. That yardage mark set a franchise record for New Orleans.

CONGRATS @Cantguardmike #GoSaints]]> 5353696 Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:18:01 EDT Saints Wire
<![CDATA[Michael Thomas named NFC offensive player of the week]]> Michael Thomas, he won an award. The Saints wide receiver was named NFC offensive player of the week, after a day punctuated with his Joe Horn-inspired flip phone celebration. Thomas caught 12 passes for 211 yards and a touchdown against the Rams, but none of the yards were bigger, or more fun, [more]]]> 5353676 Wed, 07 Nov 2018 9:57:01 EDT CSN NW <![CDATA[Mike Vrabel has a problem with Kevin Byard’s star celebration]]> Michael Thomas went back in time for his touchdown celebration Sunday, and Titans safety Kevin Byard followed Monday night. Byard danced on the midfield star at AT&T Stadium after his end zone interception. He was joined by teammates. 49ers receiver Terrell Owens did the original midfield star celebration in 2000. He promptly was [more]]]> 5353158 Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:54:01 EDT <![CDATA[Michael Vick of all people hated Michael Thomas' phone call]]> Michael Thomas sent the football world into a frenzy on Sunday, when he scored a win-clenching 72-yard touchdown and celebrated with a tribute to former Saints great Joe Horn. Like Horn before him, Thomas retrieved a flip phone he’d hidden beneath one of the goalposts and called someone – possibly Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier, his college teammate and close friend – to break the good news about his big play.

But not everyone approved of the touchdown celebration. One of those upset viewers included former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, who was fined $20,000 for making rude gestures at his own fans following a 2006 loss to the Saints]]> 5352244 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 16:06:01 EDT Saints Wire
<![CDATA[The NFL could learn a thing or two from the CFL on celebrations]]> Michael Thomas' flip phone to place a call to CFL executives and ask how the No Fun League can be less of an ass.]]> 5352072 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 13:33:01 EDT CSN Bay Area <![CDATA[Michael Thomas pays homage to Joe Horn with cellphone celebration]]> Michael Thomas went with a throwback. After Thomas scored in the fourth quarter, he ran over to the goal post and pulled out a cellphone, ...]]> 5351942 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:18:01 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[On Pro Football: It’s the Super Bowl Calling: Saints Get the Edge on the Rams]]> Michael Thomas imitates a famous Joe Horn stunt, and the Saints become the N.F.C. front-runners.]]> 5351879 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 9:06:01 EDT New York Times <![CDATA[1972 Dolphins remain alone as Saints surge past previously unbeaten Rams]]> Michael Thomas , the Saints ' leading receiver answered the call. He even had a flip phone planted in the padding of each goal post, just in case. Thomas caught a late 72-yard touchdown reception and then celebrated with a cellphone in a throwback to...]]> 5351826 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 6:21:02 EDT Sun-Sentinel <![CDATA[ICYMI in NFL Week 9: Saints' Thomas phones home in key win]]> Michael Thomas did with a flip phone. He was just having a bit of fun, paying homage to former Saints receiver Joe Horne's own cell-ebration 15 years ago. Just as Horne did, way back when, Thomas pulled ...]]> 5351814 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 4:12:01 EDT Washington Times <![CDATA[Joe Horn thanks Michael Thomas for cellphone celebration, buys his jersey]]> Michael Thomas to thank "him for doing what most athletes in his position would never do."]]> 5351773 Mon, 05 Nov 2018 0:57:01 EDT espnnflblog