New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas remains with the team despite rumors to the contrary.

Thomas is on the trading block and could be released, according to reports.

"Status quo on PT at the present time," Thomas' agent Lamont Smith wrote on Twitter..

Since speculation began about Thomas on Thursday, Smith wrote: "Can't confirm or deny whether the Saints are shopping PT. I do know that PT's heart is in New Orleans !"

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun