Brees makes history in style, Saints thrash Redskins

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They botched coverages - this continues a trend that shows no signs of ending - that led to two pass plays of at least 46 yards. "I didn't know it was going to happen on the first play to Tre'Quan".

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees set the National Football League all-time passing yardage record on Monday, breaking Peyton Manning's old mark on a 62-yard touchdown pass against the Washington Redskins. The two teams will play November 4 in the next game at the Superdome. They didn't even throw to their best target, tight end Jordan Reed, until 5 minutes, 27 seconds remained in the third quarter.

Brees then removed his helmet, saluted fans and exchanged hugs on the sideline with his wife, Brittany, their four kids and Saints coach Sean Payton.

Quarterback Alex Smith struggled against the Saints' defense. The football Smith caught for the record-setting touchdown was given to David Baker, president of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, to take back to Canton, Ohio.

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Although Brees is showing his humility with this huge career mark laying just ahead of him, he has proven throughout his career that he is a generational quarterback. Star running back Alvin Kamara ran for 134 yards, hauling in three touchdowns for New Orleans.

In a victory at Atlanta earlier this season, Brees broke Brett Favre's career record of 6,300 completions.

Redskins: Chris Thompson took a heavy hit from Saints linebacker Craig Robertson and received treatment on the field before getting up and walking to the sideline holding his helmet. They could have bounced back from the 38 yards lost on penalties, but allowed Ingram to establish a steady run game - and of course, Brees' record outing.

Saints: In addition to Lattimore, reserve defensive lineman Taylor Stallworth limped off the field, favoring his right leg.

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