Tom Brady became the leader of completions in NFL history and threw his 700 touchdown delivery, as the defending Super Bowl champs – Buccaneers – beat the Buffalo Bills (33-27) in overtime .
The veteran and award-winning Bucs quarterback threw for 363 yards and two touchdowns, plus he scored on a personal carry, after reaching 7,143 completions in a 22-year career, including seven Super Bowl titles .
Tampa Bay won thanks to a 58-yard pass from Brady to Breshad Perriman , with 5:31 minutes to go in overtime — TB12’s career TD 700, taking into account the Playoffs.
Despite blowing a 21-point lead at halftime, the Buccaneers (10-3) won for the fourth straight time and came close to clinching the first Division South title in the National Conference since 2007.
Brady , who dominated Buffalo and won 17 AL East titles during his two-decade stint with the New England Patriots, improved to 33-3 in his career as a starting quarterback against the Bills . He broke Drew Brees’ record for most completions in the second quarter and finished 31 of 46 with no interception.
Josh Allen got off to a poor start, but finished with 308 yards passing and two touchdowns for the Bills . In addition, he added 109 rushing yards with a touchdown and became the fourth player in NFL history to throw for more than 300 yards and rush for more than 100 in the same game, although it did not help to avoid the backhand.
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