Tom Brady playoff notes

January, 13, 2012
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Closing on 5th place on all-time passing list. Brady has thrown for 4,407 yards in his postseason career. With 104 yards passing against Denver, he would surpass Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino (4,510) for fifth-most postseason passing yards in NFL history.

Top 5 list
1. Brett Favre (1991-2010) -- 5,855
2. Joe Montana (1979-1994) -- 5,772
3. Peyton Manning (1998-present) -- 5,389
4. John Elway (1983-1998) -- 4,964
5. Dan Marino (1983-1999) -- 4,510
6. Tom Brady (2000-present) -- 4,407

Climbing up TD ranks. Brady has thrown 30 playoff touchdown passes. With three against Denver, he could make a big move up the all-time charts, passing Pro Football Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw (30), Kurt Warner (31) and Dan Marino (32) to move into third place.

Top 5 list
1. Joe Montana (1979-1994) -- 45
2. Brett Favre (1991-2010) -- 44
3. Dan Marino (1983-1999) -- 32
4. Kurt Warner (1998-2009) -- 31
5. Terry Bradshaw (1970-1983) -- 30
6. Tom Brady (2000-present) -- 30

Consecutive TD pass streak. Brady has thrown a touchdown pass in 17 consecutive postseason games. In his perfect world, he'll have the opportunity to tie for the all-time record in that category this postseason.

Top 5 list
1. Brett Favre (1991-2010) -- 20
2. Tom Brady (2000-present) -- 17
3. Dan Marino (1983-1999) -- 13
4. Kurt Warner (1998-2009) -- 12
Three tied with 10

Mike Reiss

ESPN New England Patriots reporter

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