(CNN)There aren’t many NFL information Tom Brady hasn’t set, however on Sunday the 43-year-old managed to seek out one other one to interrupt and once more etch his title into the historical past books.
When Brady and his Tampa Bay Buccaneers took to the sphere in Las Vegas, he trailed Drew Brees by three profession touchdowns. The New Orleans Saints’ quarterback threw a pair of touchdowns earlier within the day to stretch his profession tally to 558, growing his lead over Brady’s 555.
But when Brady’s 20-year profession has advised us something, it is that he thrives beneath stress.
Because the Buccaneers offense caught fireplace throughout their 45-20 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders, the previous New England Patriots quarterback threw 4 touchdowns — he additionally ran in one other — to maneuver forward of Brees on the NFL’s all-time landing cross record.
On third-and-goal with 3:13 remaining, Brady discovered Tyler Johnson behind the tip zone for the 559th landing cross of his profession.
Having moved from the Patriots within the offseason, Brady has thrown 18 touchdowns in his first six video games away from head coach Invoice Belichick.
The win was the Buccaneers’ third of the season, transferring them above the Saints and to the highest the NFC South division.
“We’re 5-2, we’re at a good place, we’re not fairly on the midway level within the 12 months,” Brady later said.
“We have got loads of soccer left. We will want everyone and we’ll want everyone’s greatest and we’ll count on everyone’s greatest and we’ll attempt to meet the problem each week.”
Whereas Brady has thrived since transferring to Florida, his former crew, the Patriots, have discovered life tough.
Having received two of their first three video games, the Patriots have now misplaced their final three straight.
On Sunday, in a remarkably one-sided affair, they suffered their worst ever house loss beneath legendary coach Belichick, dropping 33-6 to the San Francisco 49ers, thanks largely to new quarterback Cam Newton’s three interceptions.