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Record-setting pass comes on a 40-yard touchdown to Devery Henderson in the 1st quarter of Sunday night's game against the Chargers.
He broke the previous record of 47, held by Johnny Unitas (and Brees), that had stood since Unitas originally set it, 11 games into the 1960 season.
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And in other record-setting news, Marques Colston now has 3 touchdown catches on the night, making him the new all-time team leader in touchdown receptions with 51, passing Joe "Hollywood" Horn.