Tom Brady became the NFL’s all-time leading passer at the home of his former side the New England Patriots in a 19-17 win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The 44-year-old quarterback made the 68 yards he needed to pass the 80,358-yard milestone set by Drew Brees.
YOUR NFL ALL-TIME PASSING YARDS LEADER 🐐 pic.twitter.com/ZMfYWZwuID
— Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@Buccaneers) October 4, 2021
Tampa Bay’s Ryan Succop made four field goals with Ronald Jones the only Buccaneer to find the end zone on an eight-metre run, while the Patriots scored a TD in each half.
Nick Folk’s 56-yard field goal attempt bounced back off the post with less than a minute left, putting the game out of reach.
Meanwhile, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid also made NFL history as his current side defeated his former employers the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.
One of the greatest to ever do it. pic.twitter.com/jnDj5Z6mxu
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) October 3, 2021
Reid became the first coach in the competition to win 100 games with two clubs, including the playoffs, with a 42-30 victory.
After consecutive defeats to the Baltimore Ravens and the Los Angeles Chargers, Patrick Mahomes tossed five touchdown passes to guide the Chiefs to victory.
The Carolina Panthers’ perfect start to the season came to an end when they were defeated 36-28 by the Dallas Cowboys, who were led by four-touchdown quarterback Dak Prescott.
The Indianapolis Colts secured their first win of the campaign as they won 27-17 against the Miami Dolphins, and the New York Giants got off the mark as well with a 27-21 overtime victory against the New Orleans Saints.
The New York Jets also triumphed in overtime for a first win of the season as they overcame the Tennessee Titans 27-24.
— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) October 3, 2021
Kyler Murray threw two touchdown passes as the Arizona Cardinals improved to 4-0 with a 37-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams, while Russell Wilson also had two TDs in the air and rushed for another in a 28-21 win for the Seattle Seahawks over the San Francisco 49ers.
The Baltimore Ravens saw off the Denver Broncos 23-7, which the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17.
Following a 24-14 loss to the Chicago Bears, the Detroit Lions remain winless, while the Buffalo Bills defeated the Houston Texans 40-0 at Highmark Stadium.
The Cleveland Browns defeated the Minnesota Vikings 14-7, while the Washington Redskins won the Atlanta Falcons 34-30.