Peyton Manning’s 509th career touchdown pass to Demaryius Thomas on Sunday Night Football has broken the NFL’s all-time TD passing record.
Manning tied Brett Favre’s record with a 39-yard TD pass to Wes Welker in the first quarter, before hitting Thomas on an 8-yard toss to clinch the record.
— Brett Favre (@Favre4Official) October 20, 2014
Last season No. 18 threw for an NFL record 55 touchdowns, captured the single-season yardage record (5,477), and won his fifth MVP title. (USAToday.com)
What an absolute legend! If you can’t appreciate this, you don’t like football.
Reactions to Peyton’s record-breaking pass on Twitter:
Congrats to the great Peyton Manning! We take him for granted because he’s so consistent but we are witnessing a living legend!
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) October 20, 2014
Peyton Manning sets the NFL record for most career passing touchdowns with his 509th. pic.twitter.com/EfWs2xp0yW
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 20, 2014
What a player he is! Congrats Peyton!
— Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) October 20, 2014
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) October 20, 2014