FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady is the third quarterback in NFL history to surpass 5,000 yards passing in a season.
Brady hit the 5,000-yard milestone with a 39-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Hernandez in the second quarter.
Brees entered this week's games with 5,087 yards this season. Brady was at 4,897, and he had 219 yards in the third quarter.