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Michael Thomas and Saints nearing record contract extension

Posted: 11:28 PM, Jun 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-19 00:39:55-04

Wide Receiver Michael Thomas and the Saints are progressing toward a contract extension, according to ESPN.

New Orleans is reportedly comfortable making him the highest pay wide receiver in the NFL, which would be over 18 million a year.

Thomas is coming off a career year, where he had a franchise record 125 receptions and 1,406, on the way to achieving first team All-Pro.

The Saints hope to have the deal done before training camp in August.