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When did Drew Brees break Dan Marino record?

When did Drew Brees break Dan Marino record?

Drew Brees has broken the NFL record for yards passing in a season, surpassing a mark that had stood since Dan Marino set it in 1984. Brees topped Marino’s record of 5,084 yards with a 9-yard touchdown pass to Darren Sproles on Monday night against the Atlanta Falcons.

What record did Brees break?

In 2018, Brees added his crowning jewel to his trophy case of records: surpassing Brett Farve and Peyton Manning to own the NFL’s most prestigious passing record – most career passing yards by a quarterback. Brees still holds that record and added to his lead ending 2020 with 80,358 career passing yards.

What passing records does Dan Marino still hold?

At the time of his retirement, Marino held more than 40 NFL single-season and career passing records (many of which have since been surpassed), including career passing attempts (8,358), completions (4,967), passing yards (61,361), and touchdown passes (420).

What record did Drew Brees break in 2011?

Drew Brees NFL MVP 2011: Historic Season Deserves Special Recognition. Drew Brees’ record-breaking season deserves special recognition in the form of the 2012 NFL MVP award. The New Orleans Saints quarterback threw for 5,476 yards this season, passing the record set by Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino in 1984.

Who broke Dan Marino’s record passing yards?

QB Drew Brees
New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees broke Dan Marino’s 27-year-old record of 5,084 passing yards in a season in dramatic fashion as he threw a nine-yard touchdown pass to running back Darren Sproles over the middle of the field with 2:51 seconds left in his team’s 45-16 victory on Monday night.

Who caught Drew Brees record breaking?

Tom Brady
One by one, Tom Brady is taking every NFL quarterback career milestone. On a 20-yard pass to Mike Evans during the second quarter of Sunday’s game, Brady broke Drew Brees’ career completions record. Evans’ catch was the 7,143rd completion during Brady’s 22-year career.

Who is better Dan Marino or Brady?

Why Brady is better: As prolific as Marino was as a passer in the regular season, Brady has been more efficient when the stakes are higher. Brady’s postseason passer rating of 87.6 may be tame by his lofty standards, but it’s still better than Marino’s 77.1.

Did Dan Marino have a perfect season?

The Dolphins went 14–0 in the regular season and won all three postseason games to finish 17–0, the only undefeated and untied season in NFL history.

How many games did Brees start?

Drew Brees played in 287 games in his career.

What year did Brett Favre break passing record?

Favre’s 1996 passing touchdown record of 39 single season scores was the record for a long time. He came close a number of times, but couldn’t surpass it.

Who has broken the most records in NFL history?

Jerry Rice (1,549) holds the career record.

Who broke Peyton Manning record?

Drew Brees
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees made NFL history again Monday night. Brees broke Peyton Manning’s career touchdown record with a 5-yard pass to tight end Josh Hill midway through the third quarter against the Indianapolis Colts, giving him 540 for his career.