Saints' Brees breaks passing-yards record

Associated Press
FILE - This Oct. 21, 1984 fiile phoro shows Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino looking for an open receiver during second quarter NFL action against the New England Patriots, in Foxboro, Mass. Marino figures his NFL passing yardage record is doomed to fall soon. He set the record of 5,084 yards in 1984, and frankly, he's surprised it still stands. (AP Photo/David Tenenbaum, File)

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The New Orleans quarterback broke Dan Marino's 27-year-old record with a game to spare Dec. 26 in a win over Atlanta. Brees now has 5,087 yards; Marino had 5,084 in 1984.

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