Found December 28, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
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Saints running back Pierre Thomas missed another practice and is out for the season finale with Carolina.Fantasy Spin:Thomas is a solid all-purpose player who has exceeded 800 yards from scrimmage, but the Saints have plenty of talent in the backfield with Darren Sproles and Mark Ingram.
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