Ian Thomas
Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 260 Age: 23 Exp: 2 years College: Indiana Drafted: 2018 R4 101,
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Position Rank: 55th
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Posted: 12/13/2019 6:29 pm UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas is slated to start for injured teammate Greg Olsen (concussion) on Sunday, Dec. 15, in Week 15.
Huddle Up: Thomas, surprisingly, is available in too many leagues after he was targeted 10 times -- second on the team to Christian McCaffrey -- and reeled in five of them for 57 yards and a TD as he stepped in for Olsen in Week 14. He's a legit low-end TE1 streamer in a plus-matchup against the Seahawks.
Posted: 12/08/2019 11:09 pm UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas caught five passes for 57 yards and a touchdown on 10 targets at the Atlanta Falcons in Week 14 on Sunday, Dec. 8. He replaced in injured Greg Olsen (concussion) in the starting lineup.
Huddle Up: No Olsen opened the door for the talented Thomas to show up for fantasy purposes. He flashed a few times last year, as well, and he's a quality fantasy option for a touchdown gamble in Week 15 vs. Seattle, should Olsen miss another one.
Posted: 8/12/2019 12:24 am UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas (ribs) was unable to practice Sunday, Aug. 11.
Posted: 8/09/2019 1:14 am UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas (ribs) is questionable to return to the preseason game against the Chicago Bears after suffering a rib injury Thursday, Aug. 8.
Posted: 6/15/2019 12:38 am UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas (leg) hopefully will be ready for the start of training camp, according to head coach Ron Rivera.
Posted: 5/22/2019 10:44 pm UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas (leg) did not participate in practice Wednesday, May 22, because of a sore leg.
Posted: 12/31/2018 5:19 am UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas posted five grabs for 61 yards and a touchdown in the Week 17 game against the New Orleans Saints on seven targets.
Huddle Up: Thomas emerged as a useful fantasy option in deeper leagues down the stretch, taking over for the injured Greg Olsen (foot). If the team moves on from Olsen, Thomas has TE1 potential heading into 2019 since tight end is a big part of Carolina's offense.
Posted: 12/24/2018 8:53 am UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas finished with four grabs, 48 yards and a touchdown on five targets in Week 16 against the Atlanta Falcons.
Huddle Up: Thomas has stepped up since Greg Olsen (foot) went down, and he looks like the heir apparent at the position, perhaps start in 2019 if the Panthers go another way with Olsen.
Posted: 12/18/2018 1:12 pm UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas reeled in two of four targets for 14 receiving yards in the club's Week 15 loss Monday, Dec. 17, versus the New Orleans Saints.
Huddle Up: Thomas appeared to be a sneaky streaming option going into Week 15 after the rookie tight end amassed 14 catches for 123 yards over the previous two weeks. However, it would not work out, and this type of outing indicates Thomas belongs on the waiver wire as the fantasy postseason winds down.
Posted: 12/10/2018 3:44 am UTC
Carolina Panthers TE Ian Thomas posted a game highs with nine receptions and 11 targets in the Week 14 road loss against the Cleveland Browns, finishing with 77 yards.
Huddle Up: Thomas was making the start with Greg Olsen (foot) done for the season and Thomas was a nice security blanket for Cam Newton. He might be the future in Charlotte at the position, and is a decent short-term PPR target if you need help at tight end. The Panthers host the Saints in Week 15 on Monday night.
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