The (latest) Brees record: Reliving it on social media

Drew Brees Saints
Posted at 4:51 PM, Dec 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-17 17:51:44-05

Last night, Saints QB Drew Brees set yet another record during the team's win over the Colts.

With a five-yard pass to Josh Hill, Brees broke Peyton Manning's career touchdown record with 540. It's gotten less press, but he also set the NFL record for a single-game completion performance of 96.7 in a game with more than 20 attempts.

Brees also holds the NFL records for career pass completions, career completion percentage, career passing yards and is second in career pass attempts.

Predictably, there is a lot of social media buzz today about his accomplishments.

Here's a video of the Monday night pass that set the most recent record, posted by NFL Films:

Brees, as he often does, took to Instagram to thank the fans:

"I am so grateful for New Orleans and the #whodatnation. We have shared many amazing moments together, and last night was very special. Thank you for being part of this journey. We are not done yet!"

You can watch Brees' post-game presser in this video; it starts about 20 minutes in:

So far, Manning hasn't addressed the actual breaking of the record, but last year he did mention it: