Drew Brees is now the player with the most touchdown passes in the NFL
Breaking records is always a sweet thing and now Drew Brees can confirm this. The New Orleans Saint’s quarterback officially broke Peyton Manning’s record of 539 touchdown passes, becoming the all time number one in this regard. While cooking some free nfl expert picks for you, let’s see what exactly happened.
When the Saints met the Indianapolis Colts, Drew Brees knew that he needs just three touchdown passes in order to break Manning’s record and rewrite history. And he executed the plan. Brees provided two passes in the second quarter, so he already tie Peyton Manning. The decisive historical third pass came in the third quarter when Drew Brees provided Josh Hill and it was all over – the new record was a fact.
The New Orleans Saints beat the Colts with 34-7, but it was all Drew Brees in the press. In a career which is lasting 19 years already, the legendary quarterback now has 540 touchdown passes. He’s surely one of the greatest players the NFL have ever seen. Nobody can argue this.
But what’s more interesting is that the New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady is having 538 touchdown passes in his career so far – just two less than Drew Brees’ new record. Brady already congratulated Brees in social media, but he’s not hiding his own desire to become number one and pass Drew Brees. These two legends are offering us some amazing rivalry right now. Two of the best QB’s in the history of the sport.
With their win over the Colts the New Orleans Saints are now 11-3 in the league. On Sunday they face the Tennessee Titans in another game from the regular season of the NFL. Expect our free nfl expert picks for this fixture as well.