NFL-Brees reaches 60,000 yards milestone in Saints loss (Reuters)

Dec 21 (Reuters) – – Drew Brees became the fourth NFL quarterback to throw for 60,000 yards during the New Orleans Saints’ 35-27 loss to the Detroit Lions on Monday, reaching the mark with a 27-yard touchdown pass to receiver Brandin Cooks in the third quarter. With 60,168 passing yards, Brees now trails only Peyton Manning (71,871), Brett Favre (71,838) and Dan Marino (61,361), while his 424 touchdown throws are behind Manning (539), Favre (508) and Tom Brady (427).

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