Social media explodes following Drew Brees’ smashing of the NFL passing record – (The Advocate -Saints News) Saints News

From teammates to fellow NFL greats, from world-class musicians to world leaders, just about everybody had plenty of kind words for Saints quarterback Drew Brees Monday night.The congratulations followed on social media just moments after Brees became the NFL’s all-time leading passer on a 62-yard touchdown throw in the second quarter of the Saints’ big win against the Washington Redskins, putting him past Peyton Manning for the most career yards.Here’s a brief compilation of what people had to say about the new passing king: Current teammates Congrats brutha @drewbrees 🤟🏾🤟🏾🤟🏾— Alvin Kamara (@A_kamara6) October 9, 2018Hey NOLA, school cancelled today, work too.It’s “#Drewsday”, October 9, 2018. Celebrate the 🐐 accordingly. ⚜️— Benjamin Watson (@BenjaminSWatson) October 9, 2018Honored to witness the greatest QB EVER!!— Craig Robertson (@C__Robertson) October 9, 2018Former Saints Ok, I cried a bit tonight.— Scott Fujita (@sfujita55) October 9, 2018Congratulations buddy!! Truly the best to ever do it. So happy for you @drewbrees & what a pleasure it was getting to be your teammate for 5 years!— Chase Daniel (@ChaseDaniel) October 9, 2018Salute @drewbrees greatest competitor and hands down best QB I’ve ever played with! #WhoDat— Reggie Bush (@ReggieBush) October 9, 2018Congrats @drewbrees on making history, once again!! Proud to have been a small part in this record! Nobody more deserving. 🐐— Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) October 9, 2018Hey guys, @drewbrees is a prime example of NEVER QUITTING till you reach the TOP. 🐐Sincerely, Willie #takenotes ⚜️ #DrewBrees #WhoDatNation #nola #neworleans #saints @Saints @ProFootballHOF @NFL @nflnetwork #breakrecords— Willie Roaf (@Willie_Roaf) October 9, 2018Rest of the NFLDrew… you have inspired me. Grateful for you for doing it for the “Short Guys.” @DrewBrees— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) October 9, 2018Congrats @drewbrees on the record last night! Great friend, role model, and better leader! Keep inspiring brother! 💯— Deshaun Watson (@deshaunwatson) October 9, 2018Cancel school tomorrow?! @drewbrees set the @NFL ‘s all-time passing yards record. I salute you, man. #LikeManningSaid | #nfl #milehighsalute | #drewbrees I #recordbreaker | #respect @nflnetwork | @Broncos— Terrell Davis (@Terrell_Davis) October 9, 2018Respect, @drewbrees.— Washington Redskins (@Redskins) October 9, 2018Congrats to my guy @drewbrees !! #GoatStatus 🐐— Patrick Peterson /P2 (@P2) October 9, 2018NEW ORLEANS DESERVES IT, Drew You are a GOAT!!! 504 Hero— Tyrann Mathieu (@Mathieu_Era) October 9, 2018Lotta damn yards @drewbrees congratulations!! #buildyourlegend— Charles Woodson (@CharlesWoodson) October 9, 2018Congratulations @drewbrees, One of the greatest to ever play the game!— Vic Beasley (@VicBeasley3) October 9, 2018Other athletesSalute @drewbrees!! Congrats on the achievement/milestone. Sheesh that’s a lot of passing yards!! 🙏🏾🏈👑— LeBron James (@KingJames) October 9, 2018Congratulations to @Saints @drewbrees the @NFL new all-time passing leader! In 2010 I presented him with the @SInow Sportsman of the year award. Well done Drew!— TheBillRussell (@RealBillRussell) October 9, 2018Congratulations to @Saints quarterback @drewbrees for becoming the NFL’s all-time passing leader! He beat the previous record of 71,940 yards. What a game! You deserve it.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) October 9, 2018Great day to be a Boilermaker while witnessing history!!! Congrats @drewbrees on the milestone!!! #BoilerUp #Purdue— ETwaun Moore (@ETwaun55) October 9, 2018This is awesome!! G.I.G @JoelOsteen Please grad transfer to #thefaU next year @drewbrees Better weather 🤷‍♂️🏈🔥⛳️🏸🏄‍♀️🏄🏿🏖— Lane Kiffin (@Lane_Kiffin) October 9, 2018Congratulations to the @NFL’s Career Passing Yards Leader, @drewbrees! @Saints #BoilerUp #WhoDat— Purdue Football (@BoilerFootball) October 9, 2018Celebrities Way to go @drewbrees!!! Amazing achievement for an amazing guy!— Tim McGraw (@TheTimMcGraw) October 9, 2018Drewwwwwwww! Congrats xox @drewbrees @Saints— Hoda Kotb (@hodakotb) October 9, 2018Congrats to our friend @drewbrees on making NFL history last night!! #legend— Little Big Town (@littlebigtown) October 9, 2018I ❤️ @DrewBrees.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) October 9, 2018Congrats to @drewbrees and the New Orleans @Saints for breaking Peyton Manning’s record and becoming the @NFL’s all-time passing leader! #saints #DrewBrees #CongratsDrewBrees— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) October 9, 2018PoliticiansCongratulations to Drew Brees on the all time passing record. Always a class act.— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 9, 2018More of that BREES of hope I was talking about. I’ll always remember being there when @drewbrees set the record for career passing yards. Congrats Drew! Who Dat! @Saints— John Bel Edwards (@LouisianaGov) October 9, 2018BIG NIGHT in the Superdome as @drewbrees prepares to break the @NFL’s all-time passing record en route to a @Saints win against the Redskins on #MNF!#GoSaints #WhoDat— Rep. Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) October 9, 2018Congratulations to @drewbrees on achieving the NFL’s all time passing record! Thank you for representing the city of New Orleans and making all of the #WhoDatNation proud.— Rep Cedric Richmond (@RepRichmond) October 9, 2018Congratulations to @drewbrees NFL’s all-time passing leader! #AllTimeGreat #WhoDat— Bill Cassidy, M.D. (@BillCassidy) October 9, 2018.@SenJohnKennedy on Drew Brees’ record-breaking night: “Not only is he a leader on the field, he also is a tremendous force of good off the field in Louisiana and New Orleans.”— Heard on the Hill (@HeardontheHill) October 9, 2018“Nothing’s given,everything’s earned.God has equipped us for great works.”What @drewbrees told his boys when he got the record and what he tells his kids every night. #WhoDat— Gov. Bobby Jindal (@BobbyJindal) October 9, 2018Congratulations @drewbrees on this amazing achievement! The @Saints and our entire state are lucky to have you! #WhoDat #DrewDat— AG Jeff Landry (@AGJeffLandry) October 9, 2018Wow what a night! Congrats @drewbrees — truly a legend!— Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser (@BillyNungesser) October 9, 2018

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