BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas was able to play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday following his Friday arrest but was injured in the second quarter.
Thomas was listed as active but sustained a knee injury. The Saints announced on X that he was listed as questionable to return at 12:45 p.m. Sunday.
The Kenner Police Department arrested Thomas in connection to a battery incident on Friday, Nov. 10. Police said a construction worker reported that while he was working on a house in the neighborhood, Thomas yelled at him for parking in front of his house. The worker also told police that Thomas threatened him.
According to police, the worker started recording Thomas, who reportedly threw a brick at the worker. Thomas walked up to the worker and knocked his phone out of his hands, police said.
Thomas was released from police custody and charged with simple battery and criminal mischief.
The day after his arrest, Thomas posted a meme on his social media account: “Could y’all stay off my grass, please? Thank you.”