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New Orleans Saints receiver Michael Thomas has second-highest reception total in NFL history

Thomas also has most receiving yards through first four seasons of a career

Nashville, Tenn. - New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas continues his march toward the NFL's single season receptions record. Thomas entered Sunday's game vs. the Tennessee Titans with 133 receptions, the fourth-highest total in NFL history. With his fourth reception Sunday he moved into second place all-time, passing Antonio Brown and Julio Jones. Thomas made his fourth catch with 11:42 to play in the second quarter, a 15-yarder from quarterback Drew Brees.

Thomas, in his fourth season out of Ohio State, is just seven receptions away from passing Marvin Harrison's NFL-record total of 143 catches in 2002.

Thomas needed 58 receiving yards on Sunday to surpass Pro Football Hall of Famer Randy Moss (5,396 yards from 1998-2001) for the most receiving yards through a players first four seasons in NFL history. Thomas entered the Titans game with 5,339 career receiving yards since 2016 when he entered the NFL. He passed that mark early in the third quarter.