Defensive Tackle Thomas Out for Up to 2 Months

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Defensive Tackle Hollis Thomas tore his right triceps on Wednesday during pass rushing drills and will miss up to two months. Thomas had an MRI that afternoon and underwent surgery Thursday morning. The Saints may end up putting Thomas on injured reserve but the Times-Picayune speculated that the injury could possibly be career-ending after 13 years in the league.

The loss of the 34 year-old leaves the Saints with veterans Kendrick Clancy, Antwan Lake, Brian Young, Orien Harris and rookie Sedrick Ellis at the position. The Saints website quotes fellow tackle Brian Young as saying “These things happen, though, and while it’s hard to see a teammate and someone as likable as Hollis get hurt, we know we have the talent to keep going. We have some really good depth at the position and a good mix of older players and younger players and I think we’ll be okay.”


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2 Responses to “Defensive Tackle Thomas Out for Up to 2 Months”

  1. Robert says:

    Noooo! Not the Tank?!

    Ellis you better be ready.

  2. DocDerb says:

    I’m quite heartbroken over this. Maybe he will rehab fast…we need him.

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