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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

Saints place Thomas on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 29, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Saints placed RB Pierre Thomas (knee) on injured reserve on Saturday. 

Ingram just a part of Saints' RB committee

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
While Mark Ingram had a quiet preseason, the Saints are brimming with confidence about their deep arsenal of running backs.

Fantasy Roundtable: Rookie QBs, Saints RBs and more

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
To take Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III? The PFW staff weighs in on this and a handful of other fantasy-football issues in our latest "roundtable" chat.

Thomas leaves game with head injury

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Saints RB Pierre Thomas left the team's divisional round playoff game in the first quarter because of an apparent head injury.  

Fines handed out for Week 16 violations

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett was fined $30,000 for two illegal plays last weekend, and several well-known players were fined for breaking NFL uniform rules.

Maintaining balance the challenge for Saints' offense

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
it didn't take 300-plus passing yards from QB Drew Brees for the Saints to hold a comfortable lead for much of the game in their win over the Buccaneers.

Saints' running game could be set for takeoff

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:46 a.m. ET
Saints head coach Sean Payton may want to consider emphasizing the running game against Carolina in Week Five.

Bears-Saints matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
The Saints will look to establish their running game using a trio of backs vs. the Bears Sunday.

Del Pilar's Digest: Running back sleepers

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 10:56 p.m. ET
With people expecting big things from Ryan Mathews, Chargers RB Mike Tolbert has become tremendously undervalued and is a solid sleeper.

Saints RB Thomas: Odd man out or committee approach in 2011?

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 11:03 p.m. ET
Will RB Pierre Thomas lose his spot in the Saints' backfield with first-round pick Mark Ingram now on the scene? We look at the position from a fantasy perspective.

Room for Thomas in Saints' backfield

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Pierre Thomas started the Saints' first preseason game, but he was outperformed by first-round pick Mark Ingram, who is well on his way to locking up the job as the featured back.

Fantasy outlook: Mark Ingram

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The top-rated back in this year's draft, Mark Ingram, has the potential to be a workhorse in the NFL, but he may not carry a full load in New Orleans, where head coach Sean Payton will be divvying up ...

Saints give Thomas four-year deal

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Saints announce they have signed RB Pierre Thomas to a four-year deal.

Window to win not shut for Saints

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
The Saints will have to make some difficult decisions on personnel before next season and there will probably be more roster turnover between now and next season than the Saints experienced between winning the Super Bowl and the start of ...

Saints won't go all out to keep RB Thomas

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
Oft-injured RB Pierre Thomas will be a free agent in the offseason, and while the Saints would like to have him back, they won't get into a bidding war to retain him, according to NFC South Whispers.

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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