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Drew Brees' 2015 milestones

Drew Brees increased his mark in the NFL record book this season

A look at some of Drew Brees' top milestones in 2015:

*Pushed his career passing yardage total to 60,903, which ranks fourth in NFL history. He joined Peyton Manning (71,940), Brett Favre (71,838) and Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino (61,361) as the only players in NFL history with at least 60,000 career passing yards.

*Increased his career passing touchdowns total to 428, which is tied with Tom Brady for third most in NFL history.

*Led the league with 4,870 passing yards and became the first player to lead the league in passing yards six times.

*Has seven career 4,500-yard passing seasons, the most in NFL history and recorded his NFL-record sixth consecutive season with at least 4,500 yards.

*Passed for 400 yards twice in 2015, bringing his career total to 13 such performances. He is tied with Marino for the second-most such games in NFL history and one shy of the NFL record held by Manning (14).

*Passed for 323 yards in Week 17, his 96th career 300-yard passing game, the most in NFL history.

*Brees has passed for at least 30 touchdowns in eight consecutive seasons, extending his NFL-record streak.

Photos of Drew Brees from the 2015 season. Photos by Michael C. Hebert. New Orleans Saints photos.