The NFL’s 10 Most Impressive Rookies Halfway Through The Preseason

7. Michael Thomas – New Orleans Saints

Earlier this offseason, reports surfaced that couldn’t stop raving about Michael Thomas. If the first preseason game served as any indication, it wasn’t just smoke and mirrors. The former Ohio State Buckeye had 67 yards on 4 catches in his first game, and has made one-handed catches look routine. As a much-needed big target for Brees, Thomas appears to be a perfect fit for the Saints’ offense opposite speedster Brandin Cooks.