NFL: end of season for pass receivers Michael Thomas and Rashod Bateman

NFL: end of season for pass receivers Michael Thomas and Rashod Bateman

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas’ season is over according to team head coach Dennis Allen.

Last week, Thomas missed his fifth straight game with a foot injury sustained in Week 3 of play.

Rookie Chris Olave will continue to act as a favorite target for Saints quarterbacks, while Alvin Kamara will continue to be the face of offense.

Thomas hasn’t played a full season since 2019, when he had 1,725 ​​passing yards and nine touchdowns to earn MVP of the season.

Since then, the 29-year-old receiver has played just seven games where he has rushed for 438 yards on 40 receptions.

Thomas was trying to make a comeback this season after missing all of 2021.

Bateman operated on one foot

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has announced that wide receiver Rashod Bateman’s season is over.

Bateman has had foot surgery that will keep him out for the remainder of the schedule.

This season, Bateman has caught 15 passes for 285 yards and two touchdowns.

Initially, Harbaugh hoped the Minnesota product would only be missing “a few weeks.” »

Due to Bateman’s injury, Harbaugh said veteran DeSean Jackson, who is currently on the Ravens’ practice roster, may play in Monday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints.

The Ravens (5-3) have won three of their last four games and sit top of the AFC North division.

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