Michael Thomas (ankle) not yet ruled out for MNF

According to NFL.com, head coach Sean Payton stated that superstar wide receiver Michael Thomas has not yet been ruled out for Monday Night Football against the Las Vegas Raiders.

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Michael Thomas is dealing with a high ankle sprain, and according to well-placed insiders like Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero, despite Thomas' desire to play through the injury, he is expected to miss several weeks. We have seen some miraculous returns from injury, but the Saints may choose to play it safe with their superstar, and choose to protect him from himself. Allowing him to play runs the risk of Thomas aggravating the injury, or even worse, injuring himself elsewhere due to compensating for the ankle pain, and could spell disaster for the Saints likely last ride with Drew Brees.

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