Michael Thomas set a rookie record for the Saints.
Michael Thomas just passed Marques Colston for most receiving yards by a rookie in a season in Saints history. The former Ohio State star broke the record on his third catch of the day.
Michael Thomas just broke Marques Colston’s Saints rookie record with 1,054 receiving yards.
— Chris Wesseling (@ChrisWesseling) January 1, 2017
Thomas has five catches for 98 yards and one touchdown so far in the Saints game against the Falcons.
Colston held the record with his 1,038 yard performance in the 2006 season. Ten years later, Thomas now holds the record, and can set a solid mark for years to come.