Some Speculate that Michael Thomas' Protests Last Season May Affect Free Agency

Photo: Michael Thomas Instagram, @Michael31Thomas

Article below by Sam Quinn at Hopefully this speculation is simply that, especially since Thomas, while a dedicated protester, was not the face of the movement.  Historically, those who had more minor roles in the protest movement have not had much of an issue finding employment in the NFL. Update: Thomas has been signed by the NY Giants. 

 Michael Thomas is exactly the sort of free agent that the Pittsburgh Steelers love to pursue. Someone from another team that didn’t have his talents properly utilized. A likely cheap price tag. He even plays a position of need at safety. On paper, the two seem like a match made in heaven. The match wasn’t fully made yet as of Monday, but the two sides took a step in the right direction. According to Mark Kaboly of The Athletic, Thomas visited the Steelers on Monday. He did not sign a contract with the team, but that is not off of the table in the future. Thomas may still be feeling out the market, as are the Steelers.


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