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70,000 Yard Passers

70,000 Yard Passers

12/26/2018
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Just four quarterbacks in the history of the NFL have thrown for 70,000 yards or more in their careers.

Tom Brady became the latest quarterback to hit this milestone during Week 15 of the 2018-19 season.

The New England Patriots quarterback passed the 70,000-passing yard mark with an 8-yard completion to Rex Burkhead in the third quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Brady needed 141 passing yards in Pittsburgh to reach the milestone. The 41-year-old QB finished with 279 yards and exited the game with 70,138 career passing yards.

He joins elite company in the 70,000 passing yards club: Drew Brees, Peyton Manning and Hall of Fame QB Brett Favre.


NFL Passing Yards Career Leaders

Rank Player Passing Yards
1 Drew Brees 74,437
2 Peyton Manning 71,940
3 Brett Favre 71,838
4 Tom Brady

70,514

 

Italics indicates Hall of Famer
Bold indicates still active

 

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