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Embed This Michael Thomas

Wide Receiver Age: 25 Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 2 (#47 overall), 2016 College: Ohio State Agent(s):
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  • Current Contract

    Michael Thomas signed a 4 year, $5,118,971 contract with the New Orleans Saints, including a $1,922,888 signing bonus, $2,605,569 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,279,743. In 2018, Thomas will earn a base salary of $915,361, while carrying a cap hit of $1,396,083 and a dead cap value of $961,444.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $5,118,971
    Signing Bonus $1,922,888
    Average Salary $1,279,743
    Total Guarantees $2,605,569
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,605,569
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2016 Contract details by year 23 $450,000 $480,722 $930,722 $2,605,569 $2,511,357($2,511,357)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $2,605,569 2016 Cap Savings: $-1,674,847 Pre-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $1,922,888 2016 Cap Savings: $-992,166 Post-6/1 Release 2016 Dead Cap: $1,163,403 2017 Dead Cap: $1,442,166 2016 Cap Savings: $-232,681 Post-6/1 Trade 2016 Dead Cap: $480,722 2017 Dead Cap: $1,442,166 2016 Cap Savings: $450,000
    2017 Contract details by year 24 $682,681 $480,722 $1,163,403 $1,380,723 $682,681($3,194,038)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $1,380,723 2017 Cap Savings: $-217,320 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $698,042 2017 Cap Savings: $465,361 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $1,163,403 2018 Dead Cap: $217,320 2017 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $480,722 2018 Dead Cap: $217,320 2017 Cap Savings: $682,681
    2018 Contract details by year 25 $915,361 $480,722 $1,396,083 $961,444 $915,361($4,109,399)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $961,444 2018 Cap Savings: $434,639 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $961,444 2018 Cap Savings: $434,639 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $480,722 2019 Dead Cap: $480,722 2018 Cap Savings: $915,361 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $480,722 2019 Dead Cap: $480,722 2018 Cap Savings: $915,361
    2019 Contract details by year 26 $1,148,041 $480,722 $1,628,763 $480,722 $1,148,041($5,257,440)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $480,722 2019 Cap Savings: $1,148,041 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $480,722 2019 Cap Savings: $1,148,041 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $480,722 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,148,041 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $480,722 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $1,148,041
    2020 Free Agent Year 27 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $2.6 million guaranteed (signing bonus + 2017 salary)
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $1,922,888 - - - - $138,469 $2,511,357
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $682,681 - - - - - - $682,681
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $915,361 - - - - - - $915,361
    3 seasons $2,048,042 $1,922,888 - - - - $138,469 $4,109,399
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,148,041 - - - - - - $1,148,041
    $3,196,083 $1,922,888 - - - - $138,469 $5,257,440
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 11/09/2018, $30,000

      Using a prop in a celebration against Los Angeles (LAR)


    • Player contract details by year 10/12/2018, $10,026

      Taunting against Washington (WAS)


    • TOTAL: $40,026

  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Michael Thomas ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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  • Similar Players

    GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops AAV
    A.Thielen, MIN
    Similarity Score: 97.48%
    9 9 9 586 0.964 105 78 947 12.1 105.22222222222223 7 1 3 $465,000
    D.Hopkins, HOU
    Similarity Score: 96.57%
    9 9 9 619 0.994 90 63 894 14.2 99.33333333333333 7 1 0 $16,200,000
    A.Green, CIN
    Similarity Score: 92.92%
    8 8 8 442 0.794 76 45 687 15.3 85.875 6 2 5 $15,000,000
    D.Adams, GB
    Similarity Score: 91.09%
    9 9 9 576 0.934 94 62 787 12.7 87.44444444444444 9 0 4 $14,500,000
    O.Beckham Jr, NYG
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    9 9 9 551 0.955 102 65 858 13.2 95.33333333333333 4 2 3 $18,000,000
     

    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Yds/Gm Rec TD Fum Drops Prod Pts
    2018 NO 9 9 9 539 0.876 87 78 950 12.2 105.56 7 2 3 133
    2017 NO 16 16 14 851 0.819 149 104 1245 12 77.81 5 0 3 154.5
    2016 NO 15 15 12 865 0.752 121 92 1137 12.4 75.80 9 2 4 163.7