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New Orleans Saints had a record-setting 2019 season

Michael Thomas ends season with 149 catches, best in NFL history

Charlotte, N.C. - The New Orleans Saints had a record-setting season in 2019 while winning the NFC South for a third consecutive season and finishing with a 13-3 record for the second consecutive season, the first time that has happened in franchise history.

Receiver Michael Thomas demolished the NFL's single season-season receptions record of 143, finishing this season with 149 receptions. Those catches resulted in 1,725 yards and nine touchdowns.

Quarterback Drew Brees set the NFL record for career touchdown passes with 547 and single-game completion percentage (29 of 30 for 96.7 percent).

Brees came up nine passes short of setting the record for career pass attempts, Brett Favre (10,169) will hold onto that mark for one more season. Brees also threw for more than 25 touchdown passes for the 14th season, tied for second in NFL history.

With three touchdown passes and zero interceptions on Sunday, Brees became the fourth player with at least three touchdown passes and zero interceptions in four consecutive games in a single season in NFL history.

The team committed just eight turnovers in 2019, two better than the previous NFL record of 10.

Kicker Wil Lutz set the individual franchise record for field goals in a season (32).

Defensive end Cameron Jordan recorded a sack, his 15.5 of the season, a career-high. The hit knocked Panthers quarterback Will Grier out of the game with a foot injury in the second quarter. Grier was replaced by Kyle Allen.

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