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Saints, Michael Thomas Relationship Getting Worse

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The relationship between the New Orleans Saints and All-Pro wide receiver Michael Thomas is reportedly not in a good place, and a trade could eventually become a possibility, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport.

Complicating any potential deal would be Thomas’ health issues, which would delay such a trade. Thomas is likely to begin the 2021 regular season on the PUP list, which would drag out any potential trade discussions.

Additionally, the Saints would be left with $8 million in dead money in 2021 if they were to deal Thomas, and that number skyrockets to $22 million in dead money for the 2022 season, which would be really tough to take on especially with the Saints current cap situation.

Anthony DiMoro is the creator of Sports Rants and the CEO of Elite Rank Media. He is a former Contributor for Forbes and the Huffington Post where he covered sports, social media, and SEO. Anthony formerly hosted the 'Forbes SportsMoney Podcast'.

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