Saints Beat: Michael Thomas has 'No.1 receiver potential'

Michael Thomas has No. 1 receiver potential.

Make no mistake: Brandin Cooks is still the best wide receiver on the Saints. But their second-round pick has been the summer darling thus far, consistently making impressive plays at The Greenbrier and adding a couple more in the preseason opener against the Patriots. Michael Thomas' size, ball skills and run-after-catch instincts should help him contribute significantly as a rookie, and he should continue to grow.

Fantasy Impact: 

Thomas is expected to replace Marques Colston's production in the lineup, but he could push Willie Snead (who has also had a good camp) if he continues to shine.

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