◼️ The Saints QB set the record with a 62-yard touchdown pass to Tre’Quan Smith at the end of the second quarter against the Redskins.

Drew Brees has done it. The New Orleans Saints quarterback became the NFL’s all-time passing leader Monday, beating Peyton Manning’s previous record of 71,940 yards with a 62-yard touchdown pass to Tre’Quan Smith. end of the second quarter against the Washington Redskins.



Manning’s record lasted since 2015 when the future Hall of Famer overcame Brett Favre’s 71,838-yard mark, which had been in effect since 2007.

Brees previously set an NFL record for the most passes completed in Week 3, beating Favre’s mark of 6,300 when he connected with wide receiver Michael Thomas on a 17-yard pass against the Falcons.

The 39-year-old field marshal entered the game after completing 122 of 161 passes for 1,295 yards and eight touchdowns this season. Brees finished the game with 72,103 yards and the Saints won 43-19.



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