Saints extensive receiver Michael Thomas picked a struggle with Dolphins cross catcher DeVante Parker on social media Monday afternoon that led to a heated alternate between NFL gamers.
Thomas entered the fray after Parker responded to an “NFL on Fox” Instagram graphic asking whether or not it might be more durable to make a catch when guarded by Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore or break up a cross when masking Thomas. Parker picked the primary, clearly pleased with his eight-catch, 137-yard displaying in opposition to Gilmore in December. He did not point out Thomas in his response.
Thomas, although, got here in sizzling, writing, “Go run some numbers up. Then you may speak I lapped you and also you been within the league longer than me first rounder.”
Parker countered by mentioning how typically Thomas will get focused by Drew Brees. Thomas stated Parker ought to blame his mother and father for inferior genes moderately than his QB. Parker stated “stop crying bra.”
The general public bickering continued in that method within the Instagram remark part subsequent to the “NFL on Fox” submit.
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From postseason trolling whereas at residence to going all-out on Twitter in opposition to Josh Norman, Thomas has by no means backed down from a web based feud.
Thomas, to his credit score, has had way more NFL success than Parker or just about some other lively receiver. He has greater than 100 receptions in every of the previous three seasons, together with 149 in 2019.
However it appears doubtless that Parker didn’t intend to begin something along with his preliminary remark, solely participating as soon as Thomas went on the offensive.