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This week the Atlanta Falcons defense put an end to Drew Brees’ impressive run of 54 games with a touchdown pass. While it is important to take a moment to appreciate the accomplishment (no quarterback outside of Tom Brady has even sniffed 40 games since Johnny Unitas set the mark) we should acknowledge that records are made to be broken; and that Brady is within range...

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