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New Orleans Saints Fact of the Day: October 2, 2014

Drew Brees is close to reaching 40,000 passing yards in the season

New Orleans Saints Fact of the Day for Thursday, October 2, 2014:

Drew Brees has 39,936 passing yards since joining the New Orleans Saints in 2006, the most of any NFL player during that span.

Brees needs 64 passing yards against Tampa Bay to become the sixth quarterback in NFL history with 40,000 passing yards with one franchise. He will play in his 132nd game with New Orleans on Sunday and can surpass DAN MARINO (Miami Dolphins, 153 games) as the fastest quarterback to reach 40,000 passing yards with a team.

Photos of Drew Brees against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, September 24, 2014. Photos by Michael C. Hebert. (New Orleans Saints photos)

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