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Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas - #23 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 12/18/1984
Birthplace Chicago, IL
College Illinois
Years played 7

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
105 473 1

Spagnuolo preaches patience with Saints' young corners

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Saints were thin at cornerback in their loss to the 49ers, and youngsters like Johnny Patrick are being relied on more and more.

NFC South Spin cycle: Falcons keep hanging on

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
It will not quiet the skeptics, but the Falcons did ensure this would be their third consecutive double-digit win season on Sunday.

49ers harass Brees, defeat Saints

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
Ahmad Brooks and Donte Whitner returned interceptions for touchdowns, and the 49ers ended the Saints' three-game winning streak, 31-21 on Sunday.

NFC South Spin cycle: Stage set for Falcons-Bucs battle

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Panthers hit a new low, but the rest of the NFC South was victorious Sunday, including the Falcons and Bucs, who will meet next week.

Rivera, Mularkey, Shurmur don't come through in clutch

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Embattled head coaches have something in common: They all make late-game situational mistakes that cost their teams.

NFC South Spin cycle: Saints, Bucs keeping playoff hopes alive

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The talk of an undefeated season is over for the Falcons, but the playoff hopes for the Saints and Buccaneers are still alive coming off Week 10 wins.

Falcons, Lions can't channel slights properly

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
How a team motivates itself can go a long way in determining whether it will achieve success or suffer failure in today's NFL, Eric Edholm writes.

Saints hand Falcons their first loss

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Jimmy Graham caught seven passes for 146 yards and two TDs to help the Saints hand the Falcons their first loss, 31-27, on Sunday.

Saints' situation with Payton mystifies

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
One team insider says the Saints’ still-unsettled contract situation for suspended head coach Sean Payton is best described as a mess.

Key matchup: Falcons QB Matt Ryan vs. Saints pass defense

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
In today's Key Matchup, we take a look at the challenge awaiting the Saints' pass defense in Week 10.

NFC South Spin cycle: Saints defense still needs to tighten up

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
It's all smiles in the NFC South after the Saints, Falcons, Panthers and Buccaneers each earned a victory in Week Nine.

Brees, Robinson spark Saints to victory

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Drew Brees threw two TD passes, one to TE Jimmy Graham, to lead the Saints to a 28-13 win over the reeling Eagles on Monday night.

Report: League voided Saints' contract with Payton

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
The NFL voided the contract extension Saints head coach Sean Payton received in September 2011, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Saints RB Sproles (hand) out for Monday night

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Saints RB Darren Sproles needed surgery on a broken hand and will not play in Monday night’s game against the Eagles.

Saints using scalpel rather than sledgehammer on defense

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Saints are on pace to shatter the record for most yards allowed in a season, but Joe Vitt has shot down the idea of making dramatic changes.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 02, 2012
According to the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Thomas is likely to see more action with Darren Sproles out due to a hand injury.||||||| Mark Ingram, and Chris Ivory could also see more time in the backfield.
Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Thomas needed only nine carries to compile 110 yards during a 35-27 loss to Carolina on Sunday.||||||| Thomas had only 17 yards on four attempts during the season opener against Washington.
Posted Jan. 14, 2012
Thomas has left in the first quarter after taking a hit to the head against the San Francisco 49ers in their NFC divisional round playoff. The team said Thomas would not return.||||||| Thomas caught a pass from Drew Brees on the Saints' opening drive Saturday and absorbed a vicious blow from Donte Whitner just short of the goal line. Whitner jarred the ball loose, and Patrick Willis recovered for the 49ers at their own 2-yard line.
Posted Dec. 29, 2011
Thomas has been fined $12,500 for a uniform violation and a touchdown celebration in which he placed a bow on a football and gave it to a fan.||||||| The fine for the celebration is $7,500. Thomas also violated NFL policies by wearing Christmas-themed green and red tape on his black and gold Saints uniform, and his fine for that is $5,000. Notice of the fines was taped to Thomas' locker by teammates with a big red bow on top as part of a prank.
Posted Dec. 27, 2011
Thomas had pedestrian numbers New Orleans wrapped up the NFC South title with a 45-16 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Monday night.||||||| Thomas carried nine times for 53 yards and had two catches for four.

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