(CNN)Drew Brees now has the most landing passes in NFL historical past.
The New Orleans Saints quarterback arrived in to Monday night’s game against the Indianapolis Colts needing a few landing passes to crack Peyton Manning’s file of 539.
Brees linked on two touchdowns in the second quarter to tie the history. In the third quarter, Brees broke the report on a move to restricted close Josh Hill. Brees now has 540 passing touchdowns in his 19-year vocation. The Saints gained the video game 34-7.
On leading of breaking the record, it was also the tenth anniversary of Tremendous Bowl XLIV, which the Saints won versus the Colts 31-seventeen in February 2010.
“It was particular. Every little thing about tonight,” Brees stated. “We are actively playing the Colts, a team that we received the Super Bowl towards ten many years in the past. The full Super Bowl forty four group was back for the tenth anniversary, and clearly national tv. It just helps make you shake your head. It sort of can make your full lifetime and vocation flash ahead of your eyes since I hardly ever imagined I would have the prospect to be a section of some thing like this.”
Gamers react to Brees’ file
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has 538 career landing passes. He took to Twitter immediately after Brees set the document declaring he’d attempt capture up.
“Congrats drew!! Could not be extra deserving. Passing Peyton in nearly anything is an unbelievable achievement and your information will be rough to beat! But it’s truly worth hoping,” Brady tweeted.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson also tweeted congrats to Brees.
“LEGEND!” Wilson tweeted.
Former Atlanta Falcons cornerback Deion Sanders referred to as Brees the “epitome of excellence.”
The Saints enhanced to eleven-three for the time and will play the Tennessee Titans Sunday.