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Saints’ Michael Thomas up for Week 12’s Pepsi Rookie of the Week

Michael Thomas rebounded in a huge way, and it helped propel the Saints to victory.

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

New Orleans Saints rookie wide receiver Michael Thomas is up for Pepsi Rookie of the Week again. Against the Rams, Thomas hauled in nine receptions on 10 targets for 108 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Michael Thomas, or appropriately @CantGuardMike, sits 14th in the NFL with 789 yards receiving. Thomas is 6th in receiving touchdowns (7), T-7th in receptions (73), and is averaging 12.1 yards per catch. The 73 receptions eclipsed Marques Colston’s 70 in 2006, and he has a real opportunity to pass Reggie Bush’s 88 catches from the same season.

You can vote for Thomas here by clicking here, or tweet Thomas and #NFLROTW from your Twitter account. You have up until Friday at 2 p.m. CST to cast your vote, and the winner will be announced on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and also on

Also, Thomas is more than worthy of a Pro Bowl vote. So, be sure that to take care of that also.