Pierre Thomas Poised to Rewrite New Orleans Saints Record Books (Who Dat Dish)
Pierre Thomas is about to rewrite New Orleans Saints record books with a strong showing against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday Night Football.
Katherine Terrell of NOLA.com has all the details:
But Thomas, who ranks No. 5 all-time in Saints rushing touchdowns, is about to enter the top five in another category.
Thomas has quickly shot up the franchise leaders’ list this season, entering at No. 8 with 2,974 rushing yards. If he gains 22 yards against the Atlanta Falcons, he’ll pass Rueben Mayes for the No. 4 spot.
Thomas is the leader of the resurgent Saints rushing game. He’s been a staple of the attack for years and easily a fan favorite, so his rewriting of the record books is both a good thing and not a surprise.
This year Thomas has rushed for over 400 yards and a touchdown. Not impressive on its own — but Thomas is also a hefty contributor through the air with his 51 receptions for 349 yards and three touchdowns.
On Thursday, watch for Thomas to further place himself in the franchise’s illustrious history.
Follow me on Twitter for more NFL news and analysis @Chris_RolingPowered by Sidelines