Drew Brees is taking home another award.
Wednesday night, the New Orleans Saints quarterback took home the ESPY for the Best Record-Breaking Performance. Brees set the NFL record for most passing yards in league history last season, surpassing Peyton Manning.
More hardware for Drew Brees 🏆
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Brees, a former star at Purdue, was the second ex-B1G player to take home an ESPY award on the night. New York Giants and former Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was the Best Breakthrough Athlete.
For his career, Brees has thrown for over 74,000 yards and 520 touchdowns in an 18-year career. Last year, Brees finished with 3,992 yards and 32 touchdowns. The Saints came one win short of reaching the Super Bowl.
Below is Brees’ speech from the ESPY Awards:
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