World News – US – Brady eclipses Brees to become all-time touchdown leader


Tom Brady outscored Drew Brees as the all-time NFL touchdown leader passes Sunday as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers routed the Las Vegas Raiders 45-20

Six-time Super Bowl champion Brady threw four touchdowns and ran another as he completed 33 of 45 passes for 369 yards and no interceptions

Brady has now thrown 559 touchdown passes in his career to eclipse Brees, who has 558 Brady hit the goal with a one-yard pass to rookie Tyler Johnson with just over three minutes to go to seal victory

« We’re 5-2, in a decent place, not quite halfway through the year, » said Brady. « We’ve got a lot of football left We’re going to need everyone, and we gonna need everyone’s best and we’ll try to meet the challenge every week « 

Chris Godwin caught nine passes for 88 yards, including a four-yard touchdown pass in the fourth to make it 31-20, and Scotty Miller caught six passes for a career-high 109 yards and a touchdown for the Buccaneers Rob Gronkowski caught five passes for 62 yards and a touchdown

Leonard Fournette returned from a foot injury to run for a record 50 yards on 11 carries in the win

Quarterback Derek Carr completed 24 of 36 passes for 284 yards and two touchdowns Carr was making his 100th career start

In Nashville, Ben Roethlisberger threw two touchdown passes to Diontae Johnson as the Pittsburgh Steelers won the battle of the undefeated teams on Sunday with a 27-24 victory over the Tennessee Titans

Roethlisberger had 32 of 49 passes for 268 yards as the Steelers had a productive first half, led by 20 points in the third quarter and then held on for the win

Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski had the chance to tie the game with a basket with 19 seconds left on the clock, but missed the 45-yard attempt as Tennessee fell to 5-1 this season

Benny Snell also had a touchdown for the Steelers, who are now a perfect 6-0 and are the only undefeated team in the league

Ryan Tannehill completed 18 of 30 passes for 220 yards for the Titans, with kills for Corey Davis and AJ Brown, who had 153 receiving yards

Elsewhere, Baker Mayfield threw five touchdowns and a franchise record of 21 straight passes to propel the Cleveland Browns to a 37-34 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals

Bengals rookie quarterback Joe Burrow also had a big night finishing 35 of 47 for 406 yards with three touchdowns and one interception

Mayfield had to get over a bad start that saw him fail to pass in the first quarter But the third-year quarterback finished 22 of 28 for 297 yards

Mayfield’s only failure after the 21-run came on a spike to stop the clock with 16 seconds left and the Bengals leading 34-31

In the upcoming snap, Mayfield joined rookie Donovan Peoples-Jones on the straight sideline for a winning 24-yard touchdown with 11 seconds left

Myles Garrett had two sacks and set a franchise record with one sack in a sixth straight game

In Phoenix, Zane Gonzalez threw a 48-yard field goal with 15 seconds left in overtime to give the Arizona Cardinals a 37-34 victory over the Seattle Seahawks

It was the first time in the contest that the Cardinals had a head in giving the Seahawks their first loss of the season

The injury-plagued season for the Dallas Cowboys took a turn for the worse when quarterback Andy Dalton was forced to quit his 25-3 loss to the Washington football team in the third quarter due to a concussion

Dalton – who was making his second start in place of starter Dak Prescott who is out for the season after undergoing surgery for a compound fracture in his right ankle – received a vicious blow to the head from linebacker Jon Bostic as ‘he slipped to the turf with 6:22 left to play in the third quarter Bostic was kicked out of the game

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World News – US – Brady eclipses Brees to become a pass all-time touchdown chef


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