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Saints: 3 reasons that Drew Brees is a first-ballot Hall of Famer

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) /
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(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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His Records and Accomplishments

Drew Brees has almost so many records that they become uncountable. He has at least a handful of NFL career and season-long records as well as a plethora of Saints career and season-long records. He holds almost every Saints passing record there is.

Throughout his 15 years in New Orleans, Brees accumulated 12 Pro-Bowl appearances and one All-Pro selection. He was also the 2004 Comeback Player of the Year and the 2006 Walter Payton Man of the Year award winner.

Brees won the 2008 and 2011 AP Offensive Player of the Year and the 2009 Bert Bell Award. During his tenure with New Orleans, Brees threw for over 68,000 passing yards and 491 touchdowns with only 190 interceptions.

Brees holds the Saints’ record for most passing yards, most passing completions, most passing touchdowns, highest completion percentage, most games played, and highest passer rating among a plethora of season records.

Brees also holds the NFL record for most passes completed (7,142), most passing yards (80,358), and total offensive yards (78,119) among other notable NFL “most games with” and “most seasons with” records.

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