Tom Brady Ties Peyton Manning for Most Wins by QB in NFL History
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady tied Peyton Manning for the most wins by a quarterback in NFL history with Sunday’s 22-17 victory over the New York Jets, perESPN Stats & Info.
The star signal-caller earned his 200th career win under center Sunday in typical Brady fashion.
The 39-year-old led a game-winning drive in either the fourth quarter or overtimefor the 40th time in hiscareer, per ESPN Stats & Info. The drive tied Brady with John Elway for the fourth-most of that naturesince the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.
New England now owns a 9-2 record this season, which is good for a two-game lead over the Miami Dolphins in the AFC East and a tie with the Oakland Raiders for the best record in the AFC.
The team’s victory Sunday also clinched its 16th consecutive winning season. According to ESPN Stats & Info, the mark ties the club with the Dallas Cowboys (1970-85) and San Francisco 49ers (1983-98) for the longest such streaksince the merger.
Brady hasn’t displayed any signs of slowing down with age, posting a 116.7 quarterback rating through seven games. Despite missing the first four games due to suspension, he still sits more than two points clear of Matt Ryan (114.3) for the highest rating in the league.
The Patriots entered Sunday as the favorites9-4 odds, per Odds Sharkto take home the Lombardi Trophy this season, and nothing from the day’s action should change that.
New England will look to win its seventh game in eight tries next Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. If it can, Brady will also break his entertainment news websites tie with Manning in the process.