Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 11/6/14
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees made history Sunday night by throwing a 40-yard touchdown pass to Devery Henderson, snapping Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass.

Brees has thrown a touchdown pass in 48 consecutive games.  

Unitas' record of 47 stood for 52 years, setting the mark from 1956-60.

Joe Unitas was in the stands Sunday night at the Superdome to watch Brees break his father's record.

"My father always said that records were meant to be broken," Joe said in a letter to Brees earlier this month.     

 

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