He picked up the record on his second pass of the game. He hit running back Ronnie Hillman for a four-yard reception.
He was just three years shy of picking up this record against his former team, the Indianapolis Colts. Instead of doing it at the place Manning is created in building in Lucas Oil Stadium, he does it at his new home.
Manning broke the record midway through his 18th season – and what may be his final season. This includes the 2011 season with the Colts, in which he wasn’t able to play following neck surgery.
The 38-year-old Brady is about 3,000 yards behind Brees. The 36-year-old has 59,005 after the Week 10 contest with the Washington Redskins.
The 209-yards were the lowest he had all season. But if he can play at a high level for several more years, he could be the biggest threat to Manning’s new record.