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Drew Brees becomes fourth NFL player with 60,000 passing yards

Brees passed milestone on TD pass to Cooks

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees became the fourth player in NFL history to have at least 60,000 career passing yards Monday during a game vs. the Detroit Lions in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Brees enterted the game needing 173 yard to reach the milestone and achieved it with a 27-yard touchdown pass to Brandin Cooks. He joins Brett Favre, Dan Marino and Peyton Manning with at least 60,000 yards.

Brees needed to pass for 206 yards to for 4,000 yards this season, his 10th consecutive season of at least 4,000 yards passing, an NFL record. He accomplished that on the next drive. He also has thrown a touchdown pass in 53 consecutive home games, another NFL record.

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