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NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Drew Brees #9 (R) and Mark Brunell #11 of the New Orleans Saints celebrate after their 31-28 overtime win against the Minnesota Vikings during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Drew Brees made history on Sunday night. The Saints quarterback broke Johnny Unitas' record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass. His 40-yard completion against the Chargers to a wide-open Devery Henderson was his 48th consecutive game with a score through the air. In that span of 48 games, the equivalent of three entire NFL seasons, Brees has thrown 115 touchdowns to 15 different players. Brees got to accomplish the record with his suspended head coach Sean Payton in attendance. Saints general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant head coach Joe Vitt were also at the game to watch the...
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