New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees became the fourth quarterback in NFL history to pass for 60,000 career yards in New Orleans' 35-27 home loss to Detroit.


Drew Brees passed for 341 yards and three touchdowns against Detroit on Monday Night Football, bringing his career total to 60,168 passing yards.

Brees joins PEYTON MANNING (71,871), BRETT FAVRE (71,838) and Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (61,361) as the only players in NFL history with at least 60,000 career passing yards.

‚ÄčThe NFL Quarterbacks with the most career passing yards in NFL history:

Peyton Manning* (1998-present) 71,871 Yards

Brett Favre (1991-2010) 71,838 Yards

Dan Marino (1983-1999) 61,361 Yards

Drew Brees* (2001-present) 60,168 Yards

Tom Brady* (2000-present) 57,663 Yards


Brees, who has 4,135 passing yards this season, became the first player in NFL history to have 10 consecutive 4,000-yard seasons.


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