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Mike Thomas

Mike Thomas - #19 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 8"/ 198 lbs.
Birthday 06/04/1987
Birthplace DeSoto, TX
College Arizona
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 4th round, 7th pick by Jaguars

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
5 28 1

Thomas a logical fit with Lions

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Lions didn’t seem to be in need of a wide receiver, but trading for the Jaguars’ Mike Thomas makes sense on multiple levels.

Jaguars WR Shorts' emergence helped make Thomas expendable

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
With Mike Thomas being shipped to Detroit, the Jaguars are counting on Cecil Shorts to continue his impressive development in Year Two.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Dealing draft picks at deadline risky

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The NFL’s extended trade deadline looms, but teams like the Lions and GM Martin Mayhew should be leery of trading away draft picks for players.

Reports: Jaguars trade WR Thomas to Lions

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
The Lions acquired WR Mike Thomas from the Jaguars, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport first reported.

Jaguars' WR corps a work in progress

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Jaguars have high hopes for their overhauled WR group this season, but it remains very much a work in progress, we hear.

Pressure is on current Jags pass catchers

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
With several wide receivers expected to be added this offseason, the heat will be on the current Jaguars WR corps to produce or else. 

Jaguars give WR Thomas extension

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Jaguars have rewarded promising WR Mike Thomas with a three-year extension, sources tell Pro Football Weekly.

Del Pilar's Digest: Potential breakout receivers

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
Receivers often need 2-3 years before they make an impact. William Del Pilar identifies several third- and fourth-year wideouts who are ready to break out.

A way to find No. 3 fantasy wide receivers

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Slot receivers make up many No. 3 wideouts in the NFL and on fantasy teams. How do you go about finding the best one to consistently score in fantasy?

Insider: Moving Peppers to weak side brilliant

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
An NFL insider praises Bears defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli and head coach Lovie Smith for moving DE Julius Peppers to the weak side and the positive effect it has had on the rest of the team's defense.

Thomas answers Jags' prayers with game-winning TD

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Jaguars WR Mike Thomas has a knack for being in the right place at the right time, something he proved Sunday when he grabbed David Garrard's deflected Hail Mary pass and scored with no time remaining, giving his team ...

Jaguars' Thomas doing a better job avoiding injuries

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
WR Mike Thomas' development in his second season is a by-product of the Jaguars' young receiver learning how to avoid injuries, the way we hear it.

Pair of Mikes revamping Jags' WR corps

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Jacksonville long has been a wasteland for wide receivers. However, the Jaguars' latest starting duo could be about to change that, and fantasy owners should be aware of it.

Q&A with Jaguars WR Mike Thomas

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Jaguars WR Mike Thomas to discuss a variety of topics, including his maturation entering his second season, the ongoing position battle for a starting job, the loss of Torry Holt and a possible career after ...

WR Thomas poised for greater success in second season

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
Coming off a productive season in which he set the Jaguars' franchise record for receptions by a rookie, Mike Thomas believes he is much more prepared to improve upon that production this season.

Receiver not a priority for Jaguars in this year's draft

Posted March 27, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Jaguars find themselves in an unfamiliar position as they prepare for the draft. The way we hear it, the club feels good about the WR position for the first time in years.

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Posted Oct. 30, 2012
Jacksonville traded Thomas to Detroit for an undisclosed draft pick Tuesday. Thomas signed a three-year extension worth $18 million last October that includes $9 million guaranteed.||||||| The Lions lost receiver Nate Burleson for the season last week, so Thomas gives them depth behind Calvin Johnson, Titus Young and rookie Ryan Broyles. Thomas has 13 receptions for 80 yards this season.
Posted Dec. 06, 2010
Thomas caught a team-high four passes for 31 yards in Sunday's 17-6 win over Tennessee.||||||| After scoring in three straight games, Thomas has been held out of the end zone over the previous two weeks and remains a questionable fantasy option as the season winds down.
Posted Oct. 19, 2010
Thomas had a career-high eight receptions for 88 yards in Monday's 30-3 loss to the Titans.||||||| Thomas leads the Jaguars with 29 catches for 346 yards, but isn't getting many looks near the end zone. As a team, Jacksonville has nine touchdown receptions, and Thomas doesn't have one of them.
Posted Oct. 04, 2010
Thomas had five catches for 68 yards in a 31-28 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.||||||| Thomas is not known by the fantasy world but he has good hands and a good rapport with QB David Garrard. He could provide some useful points if healthy.
Posted Sept. 13, 2010
Thomas had six catches for 89 yards in a 24-17 win over Denver on Sunday.||||||| This was a nice debut for the 5-foot-8 Thomas, who had 453 receiving yards as a rookie last year. He's likely nothing more than a depth option at this point, but it may be worth keeping an eye on his production.

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