New Orleans Saints vast receiver Michael Thomas is anticipated to journey with the crew to Minnesota and be within the lineup in opposition to the Vikings on Sunday regardless of his Friday night time arrest, in response to The Related Press.
Thomas, 30, Thomas was charged with easy battery and prison mischief, each misdemeanors, for throwing a brick at a development employee’s truck, shoving him and slapping a cellphone out of his hand.
The development employee, Luis Cifuentes, instructed WDSU that the altercation escalated over the place he parked his truck and that it had been brewing for the previous two weeks.
“He drives up, and I see him get out, and I used to be like, ‘I do not know what he is doing, I am simply apprehensive about my job web site,’ and he walks as much as this huge pile of sand and grabs a brick, and he throws it at my automotive, and the blokes are like, ‘hey, man your truck, your truck!’ ‘Oh, dude, he is truly doing one thing,’ so, I seize my cellphone and I begin recording him, and he grabbed my cellphone and grabbed and pushed me,” Cifuentes mentioned.
Thomas then reportedly tried to interrupt into the residence of Cifuentes’ job web site to delete the video. He was cooperative with police and arrested with out incident, in response to Kenner police Lt. Mark McCormick. They launched the Saints WR later that night time.
Saints primarily mum on Michael Thomas incident
Saints launched a brief assertion saying the crew is “conscious of the incident and we’re gathering data.”
Thomas has struggled with harm in the previous couple of years and solely participated in 10 regular-season video games the previous three seasons.
This season, nonetheless, Thomas has appeared in all 9 of New Orleans’ video games, racking up 439 receiving yards on 38 catches with one landing.
Thomas shouldn’t be the one Saints participant to be arrested this season. Second-year vast receiver Chris Olave additionally obtained into some bother.