Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterback Tom Brady Breaks His Own Record

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has amassed countless astonishing records over his singular career, and he added yet another in Week 18. Or at least he would have if it wasn't one he already owned. With his 13 first-half completions against the Atlanta Falcons, Brady set an all-time record for completions in a season for the second consecutive year. Blaine Gabbert has currently taken over at quarterback, so Brady's day appears to be over. The Buccaneers have already clinched the NFC South and are locked into the conference's fourth seed, so they'll wisely focus on staying healthy for the rest of today's game. Brady ends his season with 490 completions, five more than his record 485 in 2021. 

Brady's ownership of the record is due in large part to the league's expansion to a 17-game season in 2021, but it also speaks to the incredible offensive burden he's capable of handling even at 45 years old. He led the league in passing yardage (5316) and touchdowns (43) in 2021, and his 4610 yards entering today ranked second in the league behind only Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes this season. 
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