New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas came in at No. 13 on the NFL Network's list of the Top 100 players for 2019, while teammate Alvin Kamara came in just behind him at No. 14. Kamara earns his second appearance in the top 20 on this list, coming in at No. 20 last year. Thomas jumps 68 spots this year after coming in at number 81 a year ago.
The Network revealed the latest players on the list Tuesday night.
Thomas recorded 125 receptions for 1,405 yards (11.2 avg.) and nine touchdowns, setting single-season team records in receptions and receiving yardage. He became fastest player in team history to reach 3,500 career receiving yards (43 games). He also set an NFL record with 28 receptions in the first two games of a season, surpassing former Atlanta Falcons wideout Andre Rison who had 26 receptions through the first two weeks of the 1994 season.
Thomas earned first-team All-Pro honors by The Associated Press, while the Pro Football Writers of America voted him to their All-NFL team. He was also voted a Pro Bowl starter for the first time.
Kamara played in the first 15 games of the season with 13 starts and led the Saints in rushing with 194 carries for 883 yards (4.6 avg.) with 14 touchdowns and finished second on the team in receiving with 82 grabs for 692 yards and four touchdowns. His career-high 18 total touchdowns tied a team record and ranked second in the NFL.
Kamara's 1,592 total yards from scrimmage ranked seventh in the NFL. Adding 126 kickoff return yards and 82 punt return yards, he finished sixth in the league with 1,800 all-purpose yards.
Thomas and Kamara join Cameron Jordan (#41) and as the second and third Saints players to appear on the NFL Network's Top 100 list this year.