Hall of Fame gets Brees' record-setting football
October 9, 2012
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CANTON, Ohio (AP) - The Pro Football Hall of Fame has received the football Drew Brees threw to eclipsed Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record of 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass.
Brees broke the record with a 40-yard pass to Devery Henderson during a 31-24 victory over San Diego on Sunday night, marking Brees' 48th straight game with a scoring pass, a streak that began on Oct. 18 2009 in a victory over the New York Giants.
Before Brees began closing in the mark late last season, no quarterback had come within 10 games of it. New England's Tom Brady currently has the third-longest streak, which also is active and reached 37 last Sunday.
Hall of Fame President Steve Perry says the hall appreciates the chance to preserve Brees' accomplishment.
The Associated Press News Service
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