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Drew Brees becomes 4th NFL quarterback to hit 500 passing touchdowns

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Surprise, surprise. Drew Brees is in the record books again.

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has become the NFL’s fourth quarterback to eclipse 500 passing touchdowns. It came in Week 7’s Sunday road game against the Baltimore Ravens, as Brees connected with Benjamin Watson with less than two minutes to go in the first half to help give the Saints a 7-3 lead.

The game itself has been quite interesting, as the two teams have been back and forth. The Saints went for a 20-play drive to open the game, which included several 4th Down attempts. Unfortunately, the option play to Alvin Kamara resulted in a fumble.

NFL’s All-Time Passing Touchdown Leaders

  • Peyton Manning - 539
  • Brett Favre - 508
  • Tom Brady - 504
  • Drew Brees - 500

Brees previously became the NFL’s all-time leading passer against the Washington Redskins in Week 5, and could have got the record in a blowout victory. However, he still finished with a stellar outing.