Baltimore Colts quarterback John Unitas, here talking with coach Don Shula, held the NFL record with 47 consecutive games with a touchdown pass until Drew Brees broke it Sunday.
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts after completing a touchdown pass Sunday for his 48th consecutive game, breaking Johnny Unitas' NFL record which stood for over 50 years.
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Drew Brees' 48 straight games with a touchdown surpasses Johnny Unitas' record, but it doesn't impress Mike North. With the differences in today's NFL compared to the run-first era of Unitas, Brees' accomplishment dims in comparison. North also contends there are now only three major sports. Guess which one doesn't count any more?