Drew Brees breaks Unitas' mark
NEW ORLEANS -- Drew Brees set an NFL record Sunday night with touchdown passes in 48 straight games, breaking the mark set by Johnny Unitas a half-century ago.
The record-setting scoring strike, the first of Brees' four touchdown passes in the Saints' 31-24 win over the San Diego Chargers, was a 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson. After the completion, Brees raced to the end zone to greet Henderson, who incidentally wears the same No. 19 that Unitas wore for the Baltimore Colts.
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