After throwing for 217 yards against the Giants last week, Brees sits at 71,740 yards in his career, third all-time behind Brett Favre and Manning.
Brees completed 26 of 29 passes and threw three touchdown passes, giving him 499 for his career. Brees still needs 41 touchdown passes to surpass Manning's record of 539, something the Saints quarterback could achieve next season if he maintains his current level of play.
Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates with his family after throwing a 62 yard pass to take the all time National Football League passing yards record during the game against the Redskins in New Orleans, Louisiana.Читайте также: Zinedine Zidane agent casts doubt over Manchester United move
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) celebrates after a touchdown during the second quarter against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame took the football, which will go to Canton. Brees posed for pictures on the sideline with his wife, Brittany, and their four children. A few minutes later he connected with Smith on a 35-yard touchdown and when all-everything Taysom Hill scored on a 1-yard run to the right side the rout was on.
The Redskins (2-2) scored 13 points in the first half on field goals of 37 and 53 yards by Dustin Hopkins and a 4-yard run by Alex Smith after Washington recovered a Cameron Meredith fumble late in the first half. He did not touch the ball in the second half. Former Saints receiver Devery Henderson, who caught the pass on which Brees broke Unitas' mark, attended Monday night's game.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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