Brady Surpasses Montana for Most TD Passes in Postseason

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is no stranger to the playoffs. Since taking over the starting role at QB he has led his team to 12 playoff appearances. He has only missed the postseason twice in his career.

Brady led his team to a 35-31 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday. He completed 33 of his 50 passing attempts for 367 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for a touchdown. Brady has now surpassed Gold Jacket Joe Montana for the most passing touchdowns in postseason history.

The Patriots QB has amassed 46 passing touchdowns in 27 playoff games. Montana, who played from 1979-1994, compiled 45 passing touchdowns in 23 games. Brett Favre currently ranks third on the all-time postseason TD passing list with 44.

Below is the complete ranking of the most touchdown passes in postseason history.

* denotes players active during 2014 season
Rank Player Team(s) TDs
1 Tom Brady* New England 46
2 Joe Montana San Francisco, Kansas City 45
3 Brett Favre Green Bay, Minnesota 44
4 Peyton Manning* Indianapolis, Denver 38
5 Dan Marino Miami 32
6 Kurt Warner St. Louis, Arizona 31
7 Terry Bradshaw Pittsburgh 30
8 John Elway Denver 27
9 Joe Flacco* Baltimore 25
10T Roger Staubach Dallas 24
10T Donovan McNabb Philadelphia 24
10T Drew Brees* San Diego, New Orleans 24
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