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Cincinnati Bengals

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Player Updates

November 29, 2020 11:44 AM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Inactive vs. Giants
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (hamstring) is inactive Week 12 against the Giants, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

The stage was set here after Thomas missed Friday's practice and entered the week with a "doubtful" tag. He'll now set his sights on a Week 13 return for a matchup against Miami, though even if he makes it back on the field, it will likely be in a depth role.

November 27, 2020 10:20 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Unlikely to play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (hamstring) is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Giants.

After logging a limited practice Thursday, Thomas took a step back by sitting out of Friday's session, thus making him unlikely to play Sunday. With John Ross (foot) on IR and Auden Tate on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Alex Erickson figures to slot in as the No. 4 wide receiver behind starters Tyler Boyd, Tee Higgins and A.J. Green.

November 26, 2020 10:48 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Makes progress toward return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (hamstring) participated in a limited fashion during Thursday's practice, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports.

Thomas has been dealing with the injury for the past week and was held out of the team's Week 11 contest as a result. He was also a non-participant in Wednesday's practice, so this progress is a good sign for his potential availability in Week 12. If he's able to take the field, Thomas could see an increased role with Auden Tate (COVID-19) unlikely to be available.

November 25, 2020 04:40 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Not practicing Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (hamstring) was a non-participant at Wednesday's practice, Tyler Dragon of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

The 26-year-old was unavailable for Sunday's loss to Washington and continues to deal with the hamstring injury. Thomas likely needs to practice in the next two days to have a chance of suiting up Sunday against the Giants.

November 22, 2020 02:12 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Sitting out Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's game versus Washington, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.

Thomas will miss a game for the first time since the 2018 season. His role on offense has been consistent all year; he's played around 30 percent of the snaps each game, and his absence should open the door for both Auden Tate and Alex Erickson to handle larger roles Sunday, while Tyler Boyd, Tee Higgins and A.J. Green start at wide receiver, per usual.

November 20, 2020 07:28 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Questionable for Week 11
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Bengals list Thomas as questionable with a hamstring injury for Sunday's game against Washington, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.

Thomas was added to the injury report Thursday after practicing on a limited basis, and his questionable designation implies he wasn't able to shake the hamstring issue completely during Friday's practice. If he gains clearance for Sunday, Thomas will be in line for a depth role in Cincinnati's receiving corps, as Tyler Boyd, Tee Higgins and A.J. Green are locked in as the team's clear top-three wideouts.

November 2, 2020 09:28 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Zero targets in Week 8
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas played only six snaps and had zero targets in Sunday's win over the Titans.

Auden Tate had a big day on Sunday, relegating Thomas to a WR5 role for the Bengals. Even with John Ross inactive, Thomas needs a few injuries to move into a role where he's getting more than a handful of snaps.

October 27, 2020 11:20 AM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Two big plays
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas had two catches for 54 yards on three targets in Sunday's loss to the Browns, dropping one ball on the third target.

Thomas isn't going to get the volume necessary to be useful in most fantasy formats -- he has yet to see more than four targets in a game -- but he is at least ahead of John Ross in the Bengals' pecking order.

October 21, 2020 10:00 AM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Snags one pass in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas caught one of three targets for 10 yards in Sunday's 31-27 loss to the Colts.

Thomas continues to operate as the No. 4 receiver behind Tyler Boyd, A.J. Green and rookie Tee Higgins. He's now totaled 11 receptions for 78 yards and a touchdown. Barring an injury to one of the starters, though, Thomas' fantasy value is negligible.

October 13, 2020 04:04 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Loses key fumble
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas caught one pass for six yards in Sunday's loss to the Ravens and lost a fumble on that reception that was returned for a touchdown.

Despite the lost fumble, Thomas might be in line for more opportunities next week against the Colts if A.J. Green's hamstring injury keeps him sidelined.

October 6, 2020 04:08 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Only one target
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas caught his lone target for five yards in Sunday's win over the Jaguars. He was on the field for 25 offensive snaps.

The ascendance of rookie Tee Higgins has limited Thomas's ability to make an impact. Quarterback Joe Burrow has also started throwing more to tight end Drew Sample. Thomas's chances of gaining fantasy relevance now seem to be tied to one of the top three Bengals receivers missing time.

September 30, 2020 07:48 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Targets recede in Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas had two catches for nine yards on two targets in the Week 3 tie against the Eagles. He was on the field for 16 offensive snaps.

Thomas played less and was targeted less frequently than Tee Higgins and even Auden Tate. He had established a connection with Joe Burrow in training camp that revealed itself earlier in the season, especially in Week 2 against the Browns when he scored, but he's a rotation player and not a mainstay right now.

September 18, 2020 01:32 AM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Finds end zone in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas brought in all four of his targets for 31 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals' 35-30 loss to the Browns on Thursday.

Thomas became the second Bengals pass-catcher to haul in a scoring throw from Joe Burrow in the contest, making his grab on a nifty slant pattern with 5:55 remaining to help bring Cincinnati within five points at the time. While Thomas figures to have an uphill battle for targets each week with the quartet of A.J. Green, Tyler Boyd, Tee Higgins and John Ross in front of him on the depth chart, the veteran has a respectable seven looks through two games and could potentially benefit on occasion from the attention heaped on his teammates.

September 14, 2020 06:12 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Picks up 17 yards
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas caught two of three targets for 17 yards in Sunday's 16-13 loss to the Chargers.

Thomas logged 15 offensive snaps -- tied with Auden Tate and rookie second-round pick Tee Higgins -- and was just one of four wide receivers to garner a target in the season opener. This trend likely won't keep up as Higgins gets more comfortable in the NFL.

March 24, 2020 07:08 PM
Bengals' Mike Thomas: Joins Cincinnati receiving corps
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Bengals have signed Thomas, Dave Clark of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

The 2016 sixth-rounder logged just two catches for 14 yards in 16 games with the Rams last season, but he'll provide the Bengals with added wideout/special teams depth. Signing with Cincinnati reunites the 25-year-old with head coach Zac Taylor, who served as the Rams' assistant wide receivers coach in 2017, Thomas' second campaign with Los Angeles.

January 8, 2020 06:52 PM
Rams' Mike Thomas: Totals two catches
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas had two receptions for 14 yards in 16 games this season.

The 25-year-old was limited to playing special teams for most of the season, accruing only 34 offensive snaps all year. Thomas' rookie deal is now completed, and he had 10 catches for 144 yards with one lost fumble in 40 games over his four seasons with the Rams.

December 28, 2019 01:16 AM
Rams' Mike Thomas: Back at practice Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas (illness) practiced in full Friday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Thomas was held out of Thursday's session after falling ill but looks to be set to play Week 17. Thomas is more of a special teams player than anything else, so do not expect him to make much offensive impact during Sunday's season finale.

December 27, 2019 04:32 PM
Rams' Mike Thomas: Too ill to practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas missed Thursday's practice with an illness, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.

There's been no news as to the nature or seriousness of the illness as of yet. Thomas has been primarily a special-teams player this season seeing just seven offensive snaps over the last five weeks.

December 18, 2019 12:36 PM
Rams' Mike Thomas: Brings in pass in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas caught his only target for a five-yard gain during Sunday's 44-21 loss to Dallas.

Thomas' reception was just his second of the season and first since Week 11. The Rams generally keep with three-receiver sets, and with Robert Woods, Cooper Kupp, Brandin Cooks and Josh Reynolds all vying for those snaps, there is seldom much of an opportunity for Thomas to contribute. Given his lack of opportunities and Sunday's matchup against San Francisco, the league's top pass defense, Thomas figures to be a poor fantasy play.

November 19, 2019 03:12 PM
Rams' Mike Thomas: Sees work in three-receiver sets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Thomas played a season-high 20 offensive snaps Sunday in the Rams' 17-7 win over the Bears, finishing with one catch for nine yards on three targets.

After playing almost exclusively on special teams while drawing just one target through the Rams' first 10 games, Thomas saw his profile on offense grow out of necessity with Los Angeles down two of its top three receivers in Brandin Cooks (concussion) and Robert Woods (personal). Coach Sean McVay expressed optimism that Cooks would be back for the Rams' Week 12 game against the Ravens, a development that would leave no room for Thomas in three-receiver sets.

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Game Log
WkDateOpponentResultRECYDSAVGLGTD
1Sun 09/13vs LACL 13-162178.5120
2Thu 09/17@ CLEL 30-354317.8141
3Sun 09/27@ PHIT 23-23294.570
4Sun 10/04vs JACW 33-25155.050
5Sun 10/11@ BALL 3-27166.060
6Sun 10/18@ INDL 27-3111010.0100
7Sun 10/25vs CLEL 34-3725427.0290
8Sun 11/01vs TENW 31-2000--0
10Sun 11/15@ PITL 10-3600-00
11Sun 11/22@ WASL 9-2000--0
12Sun 11/29@ CINL 19-1700--0
Career Receiving Stats
SeasonTeamGGSRECYDSReAvgLGTD20+40+1st
2020CIN901313210.2291207
2019LAR1602147.090001
2018LAR10000.000000
2017LAR8159318.6500114
2016LAR15033712.3160002
Total4912327612.05013114
Career Rushing Stats
SeasonTeamGGSATTYDSRuAvgLGTD20+1st
2020CIN90111.01000
2019LAR160000.00000
2018LAR10000.00000
2017LAR81000.00000
2016LAR150000.00000
Total491111.01000
Career Kick Return Stats
SeasonTeamGRETYDSAVGLGTD
2020CIN900---00
2019LAR1600---00
2018LAR100---00
2017LAR811515.0150
2016LAR15918020.0410
Total491019519.5410
Career Punt Return Stats
SeasonTeamGRETYDSAVGFCLGTD
2020CIN900---000
2019LAR16133.0030
2018LAR100---000
2017LAR800---000
2016LAR1500---000
Total49133.0030
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/189
Birthdate:
08/16/1994
Age:
26
Hometown:
Chicago, IL, USA
School:
Southern Miss
NFL Experience:
5
Awards: