Saints' Brees breaks passing-yards record

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) throws a touchdown pass to wide receiver Robert Meachem in the third quarter as Atlanta Falcons' Brent Grimes defends, during an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Dec. 26, 2011. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

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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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