Drew Brees Breaks 52 Year NFL Record — Saints Get First Win [VIDEO]
Two NFL records broke in two years. Drew claimed the single season passing record last season breaking Dan Marino's record.
Then last night, Drew Brees broke yet another NFL record that has stood for 52 years. Drew threw a touchdown pass to former LSU Tiger Devery Henderson in the first quarter to break the great Johnny Unitas's 52 year old record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th straight game. Didn't see it? Well here is the historic play!
Drew Brees got suspended coach Sean Payton in the building, broke a prestigious NFL passing record and led New Orleans to a desperately needed first win of the season.
Brees broke Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' half-century-old record by throwing a touchdown pass in his 48th straight game, and the Saints defeated the San Diego Chargers 31-24 on Sunday night.
Brees' 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson eclipsed the mark of 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass Unitas set from 1956-60.Brees said he was honored and humbled to break a record by a player he saw as a pioneer who stood for "everything that's great in this league."