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Is Saints WR Michael Thomas the best in the game right now?

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Saints News:

How Michael Thomas is making a mockery of NFL receiving records – The Athletic
The Saints wideout is on pace to have over 200 receptions this season, which would shatter the NFL record of 143.

Giants RB Saquon Barkley presents a unique set of challenges for Saints defense | NOLA.com
Barkley is the only player in the NFL to rank in the top 10 in both rushing and receptions.

Chasing Mark Ingram: Saints star leaning on his football family during exile | NOLA.com

Giants vs. Saints: 5 questions, answers with Canal Street Chronicles - Big Blue View
Let’s learn more about Sunday’s opponent

Saints Receiver Michael Thomas Is Here to Make History, Not to Be Famous | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
NEW ORLEANS — His voice quivers and his words crawl. He rubs his chin. He pauses six...seven...eight seconds at a time, thinking of the perfect words to use. Once those words float into the air, they're vague and overly sanitized...

Can Giants' Eli Manning find some more of Saints' Drew Brees' old quarterback magic? | Politi | NJ.com
Manning and Brees, who have combined to play 471 games in the NFL, face each other on Sunday. Their friendship dates back two decades.

NFL News:

NFL odds, picks for Week 4: Proven computer model loving Colts and Saints - CBSSports.com
SportsLine computer model simulated every Week 4 NFL game 10,000 times with surprising results

Sean Payton: NFL's controversial roughing the passer emphasis needs 'consistency from crew to crew' | Saints | theadvocate.com
The NFL finds itself under fire early in the regular season for its emphasis on roughing the passer, which has produced 34 flags through the first three weeks of this

Hannah Storm, Part Of First All-Female NFL Broadcast Team, Is Set For Kickoff : NPR
On Thursday, Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer will become the first all-women broadcast team to call an NFL game. To critics of the pair, she says it's "myopic" to think that football is only for men.

Titans' leading wide receiver from 2017 no-shows at practice, appears to quit team - CBSSports.com
Rishard Matthews apparently doesn't want to play for the Titans anymore

Aaron Rodgers' practice absence having ill effects - NFL.com
Following an injury in Week 1, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers missing practice time during the week seems to be having a pervasive effect on the rest of the Green Bay offense.

Thursday NFL games to be streamed on Amazon-owned Twitch platform
Thursday's game between the Vikings and Rams will be the first game livestreamed on the Amazon-owned Twitch platform.

Dez Bryant, Eric Reid, Earl Thomas: Best team fits | SI.com
Dez Bryant and Eric Reid are still free agents, while Earl Thomas, after holding out of the Seahawks’ preseason, has been the subject of trade rumors this season. Which teams could most use the services of these players right now?

Tim Benz: Can Steelers-Ravens survive in 'safety first' NFL? | TribLIVE
For about the first dozen years of the new millennium, the Steelers-Ravens rivalry was presented as everything right about the National Football League. Now, in ...

LSU News:

Ole Miss vs. LSU: Who ya got? The Advocate writers make their picks | LSU | theadvocate.com
The Advocate's LSU beat team predicts the outcome of Saturday night's game with Ole Miss ...

College football rankings: LSU leads after four weeks in top 10 based entirely off resumes - CBSSports.com
Sometimes, simple is better; that's our aim with these college football rankings

Where to watch LSU, Tulane commitments in Week 5's prep games | NOLA.com
Here's were the current Tigers and Green Wave commitments are playing this week.

15 years ago, Ole Miss vs. LSU decided the SEC West - Red Cup Rebellion
That time Eli Manning narrowly missed a trip to Atlanta.