‘You Have Earned It’ – Drew Brees Congratulates Tom Brady For Breaking His All-Time NFL Record

Published 10/04/2021, 8:30 AM EDT
Oct 3, 2021; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts as he runs off of the field after a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports


During Buccaneers vs Patriots on Sunday night, Tom Brady broke the All-Time NFL yardage record previously set by the legendary Drew Brees. Following which the former New Orleans Saints quarterback took to Instagram to express a gesture of appreciation.

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He is utterly impressed but ‘not shocked’ by the Bucs superstar quarterback is accomplishing at this stage of his career. He applauds the ‘commitment and dedication’ shown by the 44-year-old in the gridiron.

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Drew Brees congratulating Tom Brady on Instagram

Drew himself was an exceptional quarterback back when he used to lead the New Orleans Saints. He won the Super Bowl XLIV in 2009 and was a Pro Bowler 13 times in his career.

He holds many records by his name and one of them was the record of All-Time NFL passing yardage of 80,358 yards, which was broken by none other than Tom Brady during his week 4 clash with the Patriots.

 

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Congratulating Brady on his tremendous achievement, Drew wrote in his caption, “Congratulations @tombrady on breaking the NFL All-Time Yardage Record! We have had some epic battles over the years, but more importantly, have been able to develop a great friendship along the way. Some may be surprised what you are doing at age 44, but I am not. Your commitment and dedication to this game, your team, and to being the very best, are second to none. Very few realize the stress, sacrifice and struggle it takes to play the QB position for so many years. You continue to put greatness on display and bring out the best in those around you. Enjoy the moment as you have earned it!”

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Tremendous Tom!

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Tom Brady has certainly crossed all limits to prove his sporting abilities at this age, which is why it cannot get ignored by legends like Drew Brees, who know how difficult it is to survive in the NFL at this stage of his career.

The tremendous level of effort, dedication and discipline that Tom Brady has displayed has been commendable by all, even from his rivals. And it could literally be said that yes, there is no stopping him.

Oct 3, 2021; Foxboro, MA, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) sits on the team bench during the second half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Paul Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports

As Tom Brady prepares for his next game with the Dolphins, it is to be seen how many more records will break at his hands; and how many more are created out of thin air.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee, an NFL writer for EssentiallySports, has completed his graduation in English and Economics. The previous content marketing intern has a combined passion for both writing and NFL. He is a self-professed geek, who loves to play chess and football in his spare time.

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