Tom Brady turned the NFL’s main passer as he helped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 19-17 victory at his former facet the New England Patriots.
The 44-year-old quarterback obtained the 68 yards he wanted to move the 80,358-yard milestone set by Drew Brees.
In all, Brady accomplished 22 of 43 passes for 269 yards within the win.
There was late drama as New England nearly took the lead with 55 seconds left just for Nick Folks’s 56-yard subject purpose to come back again off the put up.
Brady helped the Patriots to 6 Tremendous Bowl wins throughout his time with them and was returning to his former residence for the primary time with Tampa, whom he helped to Tremendous Bowl victory in February.
In an emotional return, the Patriots honoured Brady with a one-minute video of his highlights earlier than the sport.
“I’m not tearing up,” he mentioned after the match at Foxborough. “I already went by means of all that. It was my residence for 20 years. I’ve the perfect reminiscences.”
Brady threw no interceptions and now has 80,560 whole passing yards.
“I can throw a bit of bit and I’m glad I’ve had some nice guys to catch it,” added Brady.
“It is is fairly cool. Nothing on this sport could be achieved with out unbelievable team-mates. Guys did a terrific job catching the ball for 22 years.”