Drew Brees, the face, heart and soul of the New Orleans Saints, takes on Bucs, Tom Brady in NFL playoffs (1 Viewer)

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By Glenn Guilbeau | USA Today

When quarterback Drew Brees signed with the New Orleans Saints as a free agent on March 14, 2006, Archie Manning and Aaron Brooks held 16 club quarterback records between them.

Manning is down to one now, and it may still make him sore: 337 career sacks from 1971-82.

Brooks, who played from 2000-05, is down to two: most passes attempted with 60 against Denver in 2004 and sacks in a season with 50 in 2001.

Brees has just about everything else: 20 franchise passing records to be exact, including career passing yards with 68,010 to Manning’s 21,734 career completions with 6,017 to Manning’s 1,849, career touchdown passes with 491 to Brooks’ 120, career 300-yard passing games with 116 to Brooks’ 10 and career passer rating of 101.52 to 81.1 by Jim Everett (1994-96). ...

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