Tom Brady now has one NFL record all to himself
Tom Brady was a man on a mission in Sunday’s win over the Los Angeles Chargers.
Now with Tampa Bay, Brady put on a vintage performance in securing the comeback win for the Buccaneers. He threw for 369 yards and five touchdowns while utilizing nine different receivers throughout the game.
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In his performance, Brady set one unique NFL record. According to CBS Sports, he became the first quarterback in the history of the NFL age 41 or older to throw for five touchdowns in a game:
Players age 41 or older to throw 5 TDs in a game in NFL history:
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— CBS Sports HQ (@CBSSportsHQ) October 4, 2020
One player, Drew Brees, would be the most likely challenger to match or break that record this season. Brees is currently 41-years-old, so he could join Brady’s mark with a five-touchdown game of his own this season. He had one five-touchdown game in 2019.
For now, this unique mark belongs all to Brady.