Drew Brees breaks National Football League passing record with 62-yard TD!

09 October, 2018, 13:42 | Author: Malcolm Quinn
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He actually began the evening third on the all-time list and passed Brett Favre (71,838 yards) on Monday, as well.

His wife and kids had moved down to the sidelines in anticipation of the moment, and the game was stopped for the celebration and to hand the ball off to go to Cooperstown.

Brees entered the game needing 201 yards for the record.

Naturally, plenty of sports figures took to social media to congratulate Brees on Monday night. You have got to have the utmost respect for what he's been able to accomplish in his career. However, Saints coach Sean Peyton took a chance on the 6'0ft quarterback and the tandem eventually won a Super Bowl, ironically against Peyton Manning's Indianapolis Colts.

Another historic day in the career of one of the games' best.


Brees now has 1545 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.

Drew Brees has become the NFL's all-time leader in yards passing - and he did it in style.

Brees is in his 18th season out of Purdue. And I gotta tell you, it's been the greatest 1,000 days of my life.

Over his 12 full seasons with the Saints, Brees quarterbacked the team to its first Super Bowl title and another appearance in the NFC championship game, and he has led the National Football League in passing yardage seven times, including from 2014 to 2016. But Brees also would have to outpace New England's Tom Brady, who has 500 TD passes, the only active player with more than Brees in that category. However, he has some competition from 40-year-old Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who threw his 500th touchdown pass Thursday, while Favre is now in second place at 508.

And, the previous record holder Peyton Manning sent him congratulations. How about that? Hey, I love you guys so much.

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