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Brady Tied Johnny Unitas at 47 Straight Passing TD Games

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    Meh. Who cares? He's just a system quarterback. Peyton Manning is still the better actor. Did you see his Buick commercial? OMG he was so great. The way he alluded to audibles in the NFL...Papa Bear, Papa Bear...so awesome! And he gave me a free pepperoni pizza! What has Tom ever given me?:rolleyes:
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    I do think that Peyton is a good actor and I like that Buick commercial. But hell will have to freeze over before I ever buy a Buick.
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    What's funny is the notion that an NFL QB - not to mention Peyton Manning - drives a friggin Buick. It is amusing, though, and for that reason I hope to see Tom repping the Chevy Aveo.
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    Doesn't Brady already do the Dodge Dart commericals?
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    You guys have it wrong. The festivities will come next week when he passes Unitas. The fireworks crews are already hard at work planning the show.

    Yeah, but he's not a good enough actor to actually climb into one as if that's what he drives.
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    didnt manning just miss an entire year, how has he thrown td's in 22 straight games?
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    22 straight games that he's played in?
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    I wanna see big Vince in a fiat 500.
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    that makes this record much less impressive.
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    Not for Brady. I'm pretty sure he's actually done it in 47 straight regular-season games.
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    Due to the differences in the 2 eras Unitas's record stands apart, no offense to TFB who will break Brees's record while not caring about the record.
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    It's going to be funny when Brady does it next season against New Orleans (you know the NFL will schedule it that way) and Brady just jogs off the field after Brees and the Saints literally stopped the game to celebrate it.
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    Well, the OL may carry him off the field, but that's about it. ;)
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    Seriously, if he actually fit in the car, that would really be a good commercial.
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    You know, this streak did cross my mind as we got into the third quarter of the game against San Fran. At that point it was looking like they wouldn't get any scores. Of the four TDs, one of them was a throwing TD to keep the streak alive.

    With 12:17 left in the fourth quarter Brady kept the streak alive with a TD pass to Aaron Hernandez.

    Of the 47 games, I wonder if that's the latest in the game that he got his first TD pass of the game.
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    This, like every other passing/receiving record being broken these days, is delegitamized by the dramatic change of the NFL becoming a passing league. Unitas' record will always be that much more impressive.

    Not saying it is easy, just a little less impressive in today's NFL.

    Props to TB though.
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    Wtf NOW the sports world doesnt care about this record anymore?! You have to wonder if NO et al thought Brees was gonna go on forever, and how perilous the streak really was with TB in the hunt.

    Also agreed that Johnny Us record is much much much more impressive in era context.
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    Yes the passing game is just so heavily favored in today's NFL, Polian saw to that. Brees and Stafford both may end up with back to back 5000 yard seasons, hell they might break Marino's old record again. Both of those teams have bottom of the league rushing offenses so you can almost expect the passing yards but look at Brady, he'll likely top 4800 passing yards with a top 10 running game.
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    This streak is actually in jeopardy this week.

    If my math is correct the last game Brady didn't have a TD pass was in the 2009 finale at Houston. I recall Darius Butler had a pick six and Fred Taylor had a rushing TD (I can't remember who accounted for their other TD). I recall this being a lame duck game for the Pats as they had nothing ot benefit from winning and even put in Brian Hoyer at points in the game.

    If the Texans win at one the Pats will have little to play for, and thus would could see Brady in for only a series or two. WIth limited playing time, this would put the streak in serious jeopardy.
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    I don't know, call me crazy but I think Brady wants that record and being so close to it now he either plays until he gets a TD pass or doesn't play at all.
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    Agreed. I don't think he'll sit the whole game no matter what. Strike early and take it from there.
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    Unless things get ridiculously out of hand, he won't come out in the first half.
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    No. The latest 1st TD pass in a game for Brady in the streak was earlier this season vs ARI. He connected with Gronk for the TD with 2:49 remaining in the 4th quarter.

    In fact, that is the 2nd latest(tied, 12/29/02 vs MIA) 1st TD pass of a game in Brady's career. You all remember which was the latest: the 1st MNF of the 2009 season, and the McKelvin fumble. In that instance, Brady got his 1st TD pass with 2:10 remaining in the 4th.
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    Did you know that he threw for 349 in the 1958 championship against the Giants? Astounding. That's a 450 yard, possibly 500 yard game today during a SB. There were no garbage yards either. I think that game went to OT.

    The other thing he did was invent a two minute passing offense to tie that game.

    This is why I don't like all this GOAT talk as if the eras can be blended evenly and fairly. Tom Brady is in the GOAT discussion and that should suffice. The GOAT is not a single man. The GOAT is a panel of men who may be equaled but can never be surpassed.
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    True of course, but "who's the best" conversations will always rage regardless, as long as there are bars, sports radio, and online boards like this.
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    Brady's the G.O.A.T.. He's one player, not a panel.
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    Nice digging on those stats. That's right that Arizona of all teams almost ended his streak (and at HOME!).
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