TAMPA, FL, USA (Associated Press) – Tom Brady became the complete passing leader in NFL history and threw his 700th touchdown pass to the defense of the Super Bowl champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, to defeat them in overtime 33-27 to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.
Brady threw for 363 yards and two touchdowns and scored on a personal carry-on after hitting 7,143 times in a 22-year career, including seven Super Bowl titles.
Tampa Bay won a 58-yard pass from Brady to Prishad Berryman with 5:31 minutes of overtime — Brady’s professional 700 TD pass, subject to the playoffs.
Despite a 21-point lead in the first half, the Buccaneers won (10-3) for the fourth consecutive time and came close to winning their first National League title since 2007.
Brady, who dominated Buffalo and won 17 AFL titles in a two-decade stint with the New England Patriots, improved to 33-3 at the start of his midfield career against the Bills. He broke Drew Brees’ record for most completions in the second quarter and finished with 31 of 46 completes without an objection.
Josh Allen got off to a poor start, but finished with 308 yards pass with two touchdowns for the Bills. In addition, he had 109 rushing yards with a touchdown, and became the fourth player in NFL history to throw for more than 300 yards and sprint for more than 100 in the same game.
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