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Drew Brees Surpasses 70,000 Career Passing Yards

NFL: Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

In a divisional rivalry game today, the former Purdue All-Star, Drew Brees, became the 3rd ever NFL player to surpass 70,000 passing yards in the NFL.

Despite having some mediocre to bad teams around him since he was drafted by the Chargers, Drew Brees has earned his place in an elite club today (unlike other “great” quarterbacks who sit back and let the rest of the team do the work, but still take all the credit). Assuming Brees continues to play, there’s a very good chance he could become the NFL’s all-time leading passer:

If you end up reading this article Drew: 1) We love you, and 2) congrats on the milestone and keep making us Boilers proud!