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Saints' Pierre Thomas says NFL running backs still deserve some love

Saints' Pierre Thomas says NFL running backs still deserve some love

As the NFL becomes more of a passing league, Pierre Thomas isn't feeling like the Maytag repairman just yet.

July 14, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Pierre Thomas, stretching

Pierre Thomas, stretching

Saints running back Pierre Thomas stretches during football minicamp May 29 in Metairie, La.

July 14, 2014 6:01 pm
Thomas sends message to youth

Thomas sends message to youth

LANSING | When T.F. South football coach Tom Padjen calls his former player Pierre Thomas a superstar, he stresses that it is not just because he is a star NFL running back for the New Orleans Saints.

June 27, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Pierre Thomas talks concussions, safety in NFL

Pierre Thomas talks concussions, safety in NFL

New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas was back in his hometown of Lansing, Illinois, for his annual youth football camp. He talked with the media about safety issues in the NFL and risk of lingering effects from concussions.

June 24, 2014 7:31 pm
Campers score big at Pierre Thomas camp

Campers score big at Pierre Thomas camp

LANSING | Despite the rain pelting him and the campers, Pierre Thomas stood outside of T.F. South's football stadium Tuesday afternoon and posed for pictures and signed autographs for campers.

June 24, 2014 7:00 pm Video Photos

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NFL star returns home for youth camp

NFL star returns home for youth camp

New Orleans Saints running back and T.F. South alumnus Pierre Thomas returned to his hometown Lansing to coordinate his annual youth football camp.

June 24, 2014 6:36 pm
Drew Brees, Pierre Thomas

Drew Brees, Pierre Thomas

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees hands off to Pierre Thomas in a game against the Seahawks last season.

June 24, 2014 3:28 pm
Bob Padjen, T.F. South defensive coordinator

Bob Padjen, T.F. South defensive coordinator

T.F. South defensive coordinator Bob Padjen, center, will be inducted into the Illinois Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Saturday.

April 08, 2014 10:57 pm
T.F. South freshman football team finishes undefeated

T.F. South freshman football team finishes undefeated

LANSING | When Robert Shell was a senior on the T.F. South football team, there was an emergence of a "super sophomore."

November 04, 2013 10:00 pm
Pierre Thomas scores 2 TDs in Saints' big win

Pierre Thomas scores 2 TDs in Saints' big win

CHICAGO | At 5-foot-11 and 215 pounds, Pierre Thomas looks like a high school running back.

October 06, 2013 6:45 pm Photos

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AL HAMNIK: Saints' star Pierre Thomas has learned to play the media game

AL HAMNIK: Saints' star Pierre Thomas has learned to play the media game

NFL training camps open next week and Twitter world may work up the greatest sweat of all.

July 15, 2013 4:45 pm
NFL star Pierre Thomas gives T.F. South football a new look on the field

NFL star Pierre Thomas gives T.F. South football a new look on the field

LANSING | Poor Tom Padjen. The assistant coaches at T.F. South love making fun of his old-school ways.

July 11, 2013 4:30 pm Photos

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Pierre Thomas confident Blackhawks will win the Stanley Cup

Pierre Thomas confident Blackhawks will win the Stanley Cup

LANSING | One of the Blackhawks' biggest fan can relate to wearing pads, a helmet and a tough-as-nails persona.

June 21, 2013 6:00 pm
Thomas gets kids moving at T.F. South camp

Thomas gets kids moving at T.F. South camp

LANSING | It was a shining moment for 11-year-old Will Melby on Thursday when he caught a touchdown pass from New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas.

June 20, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas talks to the campers at the Pierre Thomas Skills Camp at T.F. South on Thursday.

June 20, 2013 5:58 pm
Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas participating in a football drill with campers at his skills camp at T.F. South on Thursday.

June 20, 2013 6:01 pm
Pierre Thomas

Pierre Thomas

T.F. South Head Football Coach Tom Padjen, left, welcomes Pierre Thomas at T.F. South on Thursday.

June 20, 2013 5:58 pm
AL HAMNIK: No 'drop off' in Pierre Thomas' family support

AL HAMNIK: No 'drop off' in Pierre Thomas' family support

LANSING | Greta Thomas pushed her walker slowly forward, finally stopping across the field from son Pierre as he addressed more than 100 campers perched atop the T.F. South football bleachers.

June 23, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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MLB NOTES: Yanks' Granderson, Ricketts brothers join business venture

MLB NOTES: Yanks' Granderson, Ricketts brothers join business venture

Amateur foodie Curtis Granderson has some old T.F. South connections like New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas and former high-school outfield mate Eddie Mahoney as fellow investors in a Chicago restaurant group.

June 23, 2012 7:45 pm
Thomas emerging for Saints in playoffs

Thomas emerging for Saints in playoffs

NEW ORLEANS | One of Pierre Thomas' teammates referred to him as "an animal" after the Saints' playoff opening triumph over Detroit.

January 10, 2012 3:15 pm
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