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By Jeff Duncan | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
In honor of Drew Brees turning 40 on Tuesday (Jan. 15), a look at 40 statistics — some well-known, others more arcane — that tell the story of the New Orleans Saints quarterback’s illustrious career:
1 -- Where Brees ranks among quarterbacks in career passing yardage. Brees, of course, broke Peyton Manning’s record in epic fashion, with a 62-yard touchdown strike to Tre’Quan Smith in the Saints’ Week 5 blowout of the Washington Redskins on Monday Night Football.
2 – Division I college football programs that offered Brees a scholarship out of high school: Purdue; and Kentucky.
3 – Starts Brees has missed in 13 seasons with the Saints. He sat out the final games of the 2009 and 2018 seasons to rest for the playoffs. And he missed a Week 3 game in 2015 because of a shoulder injury. ...
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