The Saints and Michael Thomas agree to a contract that makes the wide out the highest-paid receiver in NFL history. Sources say the deal is worth 100-million dollars over five years. The Voice of the Saints, Zach Streif says it’s obvious Thomas outperformed his rookie deal and a new massive contract was justified…
The Saints are off from training camp today but expect to see Thomas back on the practice field tomorrow with his teammates.
The family of a black man killed last week during an encounter with a West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputy is demanding justice. An autopsy shows 38-year-old Josef Richardson was fatally shot in the back of the neck. Authorities say deputies were serving a warrant at a motel near Port Allen when Richardson was shot. Richardson’s daughter says she does not want her dad’s death to go down as an unsolved crime…
Delhi Senator Francis Thompson is term-limited in the Senate but will attempt to continue his four-decade tenure in the legislature with his announcement that he’s running for the House. He’s one of north Louisiana’s more prominent lawmakers, and the 77-year-old says he’s still got plenty of gas left in the tank to maintain his stay in the Legislature.
Thompson previously served in the Louisiana House from 1975 to 2007.
The LSU football team reports for preseason camp tomorrow with expectations as high as they’ve been in several years. LSU has been plagued by inconsistent play on offense, but Orgeron believes in starting quarterback Joe Burrow and the Tigers return their leading receiver from last season, Justin Jefferson
The media has picked LSU to finish second in the SEC West.