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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 18:46:58 -0800
Detroit Lions RB Joique Bell is expected to return kicks in Week 17 after WR Stefan Logan was removed from that role. WR Mike Thomas could return punts if Logan is not used in that role either.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012 14:21:08 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas played in just 17 snaps in Week 14, and he wasn't thrown to a single time. However, he had two carries for 25 yards.
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 10:38:19 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas participated in 17 of the 84 offensive snaps in the team's Week 14 game.
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 11:35:18 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas is expected to be the team's No. 2 wide receiver moving forward after the team lost WR Ryan Broyles (knee) to a knee issue in Week 13.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 10:48:37 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson said he expects WRs Ryan Broyles and Mike Thomas to remain as the second and third receivers in light of the discipline to WR Titus Young.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 17:57:33 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Ryan Broyles posted six receptions for 126 yards in the Week 12 start against the Houston Texans. He and WR Mike Thomas were used in a three-receiver set to open the game. Thomas chipped in with two grabs, 17 yards and a touchdown.
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:34:52 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas and WR Brian Robiskie stayed after practice Monday, Nov. 19, along with WR Ryan Broyles, to work with backup QB Shaun Hill running routes and getting better acclimated to the offense. "It's a way to get new guys who come in throughout the year to get them reps and get me reps too and teach the offense at the same time," Hill said. All three are expected to see an increase in playing time with WR Titus Young to be inactive in Week 12 due to disciplinary reasons.
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:25:09 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Mike Thomas is expected to start at outside receiver against the Houston Texans in the team's Week 12 game Thursday, Nov. 22, with WR Ryan Broyles starting in the slot.
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 18:08:52 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Titus Young played 68 of his team's 72 offensive snaps in Week 11 against the Green Bay Packers, but he was benched late in the game and expected to be inactive in Week 12 Thursday, Nov. 22. WR Ryan Broyles played 31 snaps, and WR Mike Thomas played four snaps in the loss.
Fantasy Tip: Broyles will likely slide up to the starting WR spot opposite Calvin Johnson, with Thomas serving as the team's third wideout. While moving up the ladder is likely good news for their long-term fantasy value, a matchup with the Houston Texans on a short week is not particularly great news, even though their defense was trashed through the air in Week 11 by the Jacksonville Jaguars of all teams.
Fri, 02 Nov 2012 08:40:38 -0700
Detroit Lions RB Stefan Logan was fielding punts in practice Friday, Nov. 2. WR Mike Thomas was working solely with the wide receivers.
Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:46:07 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Jacksonville Jaguars received a 2014 fifth-round draft choice from the Detroit Lions for WR Mike Thomas.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 18:18:54 -0700
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew and WR Mike Thomas briefly discussed the receiver's role Tuesday, Oct. 30, after his acquisition from the Jacksonville Jaguars. "I'm pretty sure I'll be out there running around doing something," Thomas said. He can play out of the slot, out of the backfield in a RB Jahvid Best-type role and return punts and kicks.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 18:18:17 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Detroit Lions traded a mid-round 2013 NFL Draft pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars for WR Mike Thomas.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:49:40 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars received a mid-round draft pick from the Detroit Lions Tuesday, Oct. 30, in exchange for WR Mike Thomas.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 13:43:06 -0700
The Detroit Lions acquired WR Mike Thomas from the Jacksonville Jaguars Tuesday, Oct. 30. It's unknown at this time what Jacksonville received in return for Thomas.
Wed, 17 Oct 2012 09:19:20 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey said he would like to see more productive punt returns which is why WR Micheal Spurlock and CB Aaron Ross are options for the job. WR Mike Thomas has been the punt returner but has only averaged seven yards per return.
Sun, 07 Oct 2012 18:06:46 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts had two grabs for a team-leading 43 yards in Week 5 against the Chicago Bears. WR Justin Blackmon checked in with 40 yards on three catches, while WR Kevin Elliott had 17 yards on two snares. WR Mike Thomas checked in with four receptions, but he totaled just 15 yards.
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 06:19:07 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas will likely start in the team's Week 5 game in place of WR Laurent Robinson (concussion).
Sun, 30 Sep 2012 20:35:51 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon had team-highs with six receptions and 48 yards in the Week 4 loss against the Cincinnati Bengals. WR Laurent Robinson was held to just one catch for 19 yards, while WR Mike Thomas had nine yards on his only grab, and WR Cecil Shorts posted just one catch for eight yards. Kevin Elliott also etched his name onto the stat sheet with a five-yard snare.
Sun, 12 Aug 2012 18:30:41 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars are expected to use WRs Justin Blackmon and Laurent Robinson as their starting wide receivers, with WR Mike Thomas working from the slot. WRs Kevin Elliott, Brian Robiskie and Cecil Shorts are expected to be the backups.
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 11:13:19 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas has struggled during training camp and has fallen behind WR Cecil Shorts on the depth chart. Shorts has been working with the first-team offense but has been filling in for WR Justin Blackmon while he holds out.
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 10:15:14 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WRs Cecil Shorts, Mike Thomas Mike X. Brown and Charles Gilbert and CB Aaron Ross were working at punt returners during practice Thursday, Aug. 2.
Sun, 17 Jun 2012 17:36:21 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WRs Justin Blackmon and Mike Thomas are battling for the No. 2 wide receiver job behind WR Laurent Robinson on the depth chart, as it stands right now. Blackmon is trying to overcome his DUI arrest, but he has showed tremendous athleticism during the offseason. Head coach Mike Mularkey has also praised the versatility of Thomas. Those two appear poised to battle all throughout training camp for a starting job. Thomas also has the most experience as a punt returner, so that helps his standing on the roster.
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:33:08 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert said throwing to elite receivers is easy because of their talent level, which is one of the reasons he is excited the team selected rookie WR Justin Blackmon in the first round. Gabbert said he and Blackmon are the same age and went through the same situation, so it will be easy for them to relate to each other. He added Blackmon's transition to the NFL will be helped by the likes of veteran WRs Mike Thomas, Laurent Robinson and Lee Evans.
Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:08:19 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas could be move to the slot if the team is able to pick up a few wide receivers through free agency and the 2012 NFL Draft.
Fri, 23 Dec 2011 15:37:39 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars FB Greg Jones (hamstring), WR Mike Thomas (concussion) and DT Tyson Alualu (undisclosed) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 16 and are expected to play.
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 13:01:14 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas (concussion) and TE Marcedes Lewis (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 22.
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 11:57:52 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas (concussion) has passed his concussion test, and head coach Mel Tucker said Thomas has "a shot" to play in Week 16 against the Tennessee Titans. He returned to practice Thursday, Dec. 22, but is expected to be a game-time decision.
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 14:48:21 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WRs Cecil Shorts (hamstring) and Mike Thomas (concussion), TE Marcedes Lewis (hamstring), OT Guy Whimper (knee) and DE Matt Roth (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 21.
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 19:16:11 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WRs Cecil Shorts (hamstring) and Mike Thomas (concussion) were at practice Saturday, Dec. 17, and they were on stationary bikes and not on the field.
Thu, 15 Dec 2011 16:29:04 -0800
The Jacksonville Jaguars have declared WR Cecil Shorts, QB Dan LeFevour, RB Deji Karim, C John Estes, DL Matt Roth, WR Mike Thomas, CB Robert McClain inactive for Week 15.
Wed, 14 Dec 2011 13:14:11 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WRs Cecil Shorts (hamstring) and Mike Thomas (concussion) and DE Matt Roth (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 14, and have been ruled out for Week 15.
Tue, 13 Dec 2011 13:38:44 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars DL Matt Roth (concussion), PK Josh Scobee (groin), WR Cecil Shorts (hamstring) and WR Mike Thomas (concussion) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 13.
Mon, 12 Dec 2011 13:18:04 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas (concussion), WR Cecil Shorts (hamstring), SS Dwight Lowery (shoulder) and LB Matt Roth (concussion) are being listed as day-to-day after the team's Week 14 game. FS Chris Prosinski (undisclosed) also suffered an undisclosed injury.
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 11:16:01 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas (head) suffered a head injury in Week 14 and will not return to the game.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:29:24 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas will face the Houston Texans in Week 8 on the road. Last season, Thomas had his only career 100-yard game against Houston in Week 10 at EverBank Stadium, thanks to a 50-yard last-second touchdown on a ricochet. He finished with eight catches, 149 yards and a score. He has not come close to the century mark this season, posting a season-high 73 yards in Week 4, while tying a career high with eight grabs in Week 1.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 15:45:31 -0700
The addition of Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Sims-Walker allowed WR Mike Thomas to play some snaps in the slot position in Week 7 against the Baltimore Ravens. The team also used Thomas as a punt returner in place of WR Cecil Shorts.
Mon, 24 Oct 2011 22:07:14 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas was held to just one reception for eight yards in Week 7 against the Baltimore Ravens Monday, Oct. 24. After posting 20 receptions over his first four games, Thomas has managed just eight catches over the past three games.
Thu, 06 Oct 2011 09:08:21 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars agreed to a three-year, $18 million extension with WR Mike Thomas Thursday, Oct. 6. Thomas will have $9 million of that guaranteed.
Mon, 03 Oct 2011 14:58:19 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas said the receivers are still trying to gain chemistry with QB Blaine Gabbert. "You could just tell – the not having timing with Gabbert on certain plays – you could just tell on certain plays the chemistry wasn't really there," Thomas said. "At the same time, it's football. You have to be able to make plays. We have to get after it and execute."
Sun, 11 Sep 2011 17:41:03 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas had eight receptions for 55 yards in the Week 1 win against the Tennessee Titans.
Sun, 21 Aug 2011 08:55:31 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars QB David Garrard called out WR Mike Thomas during the team's post-game press conference, saying suggesting Thomas wasn't where he was supposed to be on a play that resulted in a Garrard interception. "My job is to throw it three yards inside the hash and trust that my receiver is going to be there," Garrard said. He also noted that if Thomas didn't feel it was a ball he could catch, he should have knocked it down. The pass was thrown way over Thomas' head.
Sat, 06 Aug 2011 15:41:57 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars are looking for WRs Jason Hill and Mike Thomas to develop in a starting role with the team.
Thu, 04 Aug 2011 07:59:43 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars are not expected to pursue a big-name wide receiver in free agency. One reason is faith in starting WRs Mike Thomas and Jason Hill, but the team also considers RB Maurice Jones-Drew and TE Marcedes Lewis part of the passing game and believe the area will be productive.
Fri, 27 May 2011 14:56:14 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Gene Smith said that WR Mike Thomas likely will be the team's No. 1 wide receiver next season.
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 22:49:49 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Jason Hill might start opposite WR Mike Thomas barring any free agent moves or high draft picks, reports Vito Stellino, of The Florida Times-Union. Hill posted 11 receptions in six games after signing with the Jaguars after a release by the San Francisco 49ers.
Sun, 14 Nov 2010 15:46:59 -0800
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas caught a career-high eight passes for a career-high 149 yards and one touchdown against the Houston Texans in Week 10, reports The Associated Press. His touchdown catch came as time was expiring in the game.
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 08:45:32 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars have had no plays over 30 yards this season, according to CBSSports.com. Their longest plays have been 26-yard passes to WR Mike Thomas and TE Marcedes Lewis.
Sun, 12 Sep 2010 18:21:22 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas led the team with six receptions for 89 yards during Week 1, reports The Associated Press.
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 12:12:33 -0700
Jacksonville Jaguars WR Mike Thomas, during an interview on SIRIUS NFL Radio, said he has been played all of the team's wide receiver spots this year. He noted the team keeps moving him around and he will play anywhere the team wants him to.