Saints’ Michael Thomas becomes highest paid wide receiver in NFL history

Saints’ Michael Thomas becomes highest paid wide receiver in NFL history
Michael Thomas watches on during a Saints home game

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WLOX) - Michael Thomas with the New Orleans Saints has inked an $100 million deal, making him the highest paid wide receiver in NFL history.

The NFL tweeted Wednesday morning that Thomas had signed a five-year, $100 million extension with $61 million in guarantees.

Thomas holds the NFL record for the most receptions by a player through his first three seasons with 321. He also led the league in receptions in the 2018 season.

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