Found October 02, 2012 on
No Guts, No Glory:
There was at least one bright spot for the Saints in the loss to the Packers on Sunday. During the game, Drew Brees tied NFL great Johnny Unitas’ record of 47 consecutive games with at least one touchdown. Brees now has a chance to break the record that has stood for 52 years this Sunday when the Saints play the Chargers. And all he has to do is do what he does best, throw a touchdown.
To congratulate Brees on tying the record, Johnny Unitas’ son, Joe Unitas sent Brees this letter:
October 2, 2012
New Orleans Saints
5800 Airline Dr.
Metairie, LA 70003
I wanted to take a minute to congratulate you on tying my father’s record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass. I’ve been follow your pursuit of the record since last season. I’m a big fan of yours, and wish you the best Sunday night against San Diego as you try to break the record. My father always said that records were meant to be broken. I know that if he was still with us that he would wish you the bes...
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With Drew Brees in position to break Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass, Unitas' son has sent words of encouragement to the Saints quarterback.
A letter from Joe Unitas, which the Saints posted on a team website, congratulates Brees for tying the record of 47 straight games last weekend in Green Bay.
Joe Unitas says...
Written By,Clifford Santa Monica
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees just tied Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas' once thought to be unbreakable record of throwing a touchdown pass in 47 consecutive NFL games. There's a good chance Brees breaks the record Sunday against his old team, the San Diego Chargersand Unitas' son will be among those rooting for him to do it.
The Saints, via Facebook on Tuesday...
Drew Brees Ties a Long-Time Record Today In Green Bay -
On a 20-yd TD pass to WR Marques Colston, New Orleans Saints Drew Brees has tied Johnny Unitas’ NFL record for most consecutive games with a TD pass at 47! Unitas’ record spanned from 1956-60. 52 years later, Brees has tied it!
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has now thrown a touchdown pass in 47 consecutive NFL games, tying him with Johnny Unitas for the longest streak in NFL history.
Brees threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Marques Colston in the first quarter against the Packers to tie the game at 7 apiece. He looks to break the record at home next week against the San Diego Chargers. Source...
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