Tom Brady throws 500th touchdown pass, ties record with Favre, Peyton Manning
NFL megastar Tom Brady made historical past Thursday night time via throwing his 500th landing cross, one thing simplest two different quarterbacks within the league have ever finished.
Whilst dealing with off in opposition to the Indianapolis Colts, Brady – a quarterback for the New England Patriots – threw the notable cross to teammate Josh Gordon within the fourth quarter, ESPN reported.
And in an ode to his teammates, Brady after the sport insisted the success used to be no longer a one-person task.
“Such things as that, milestones and so on, there is such a lot of individuals who give a contribution,” Brady mentioned. “I simply call to mind all of the individuals who have in point of fact labored exhausting. A quarterback does not throw them to himself. He wishes other people to catch, and block, and the protection to make performs, and coaches to train. Those are all nice workforce awards. Beautiful cool.”
Gordon’s catch made him the 71st teammate to obtain a landing throw from the quarterback – environment every other file for Brady for probably the most in league historical past, ESPN reported. Gordon used to be happy to have participated within the second and mentioned he expects extra good fortune from Brady.
“To catch any cross from Tom is astounding, let on my own some history-making catch,” Gordon mentioned. “I advised him, ‘Congratulations’ and I do know there are lots of extra from him to return. … So I’m having a look ahead to that and the following historical past level to make from him. I am hoping to be part of it. It used to be superior.”
Along with Brady, simplest Peyton Manning and Brett Farve have controlled the spectacular feat, and Brady is the one quarterback to perform it whilst being a part of one workforce, ESPN reported.