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Saints News, 8/12/16: Michael Thomas Steals the Show Again in Preseason Opener

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Saints' second round pick Michael Thomas impressed as he has all offseason in his first preseason game, catching four passes for 67 yards. The OSU alum has turned heads throughout training camp, and that trend was not bucked in his first taste of live game action.

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