Despite starting the season 4-2, the New Orleans Saints currently rank 29th in total offense. Missing 3x Pro Bowler and 2019 Offensive Player of the Year Michael Thomas might have something to do with that. The last action he saw was in the 2021 Divisional Round, where he didn’t catch a pass. Thomas has been nursing a Grade 4 ankle injury for some time now and underwent surgery in June. It could still be a few weeks before he returns in the black and gold. His IRC remains High, according to our algorithm, at 46%. With that High IRC comes a Poor HPF. Hang in there Saints fans, his numbers will improve soon, but he isn’t going to be the same player in 2021.
Sam Darnold Will Land on IR and Miss 4-6 Weeks
Darnold was sent for further testing on his injured right shoulder, and scans revealed a scapula fracture. He is going to land on IR and