Brees recorded his 500th touchdown pass against Baltimore, becoming the fourth quarterback to reach the milestone.
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Brees threw his 500th career touchdown as the New Orleans Saints beat Baltimore for the first time in 16 years after Justin Tucker missed his first career extra point kick with 24 seconds remaining.Brees, who etched his name in the record books earlier this month by eclipsing Peyton Manning in all-time passing yardage, threw two touchdowns as the Saints escaped with a 24-23 win over the Ravens. Brees recorded his 500th touchdown pass to join Manning, Brett Favre and Tom Brady as the only quarterbacks to reach the milestone. With just 24 seconds left on the clock, the Ravens scored the potential tying touchdown when quarterback Joe Flacco completed a 14-yard pass to receiver John Brown.Elsewhere, Brady ended up throwing for 277 yards and three touchdowns as the New England Patriots earned their first road win of the season by rallying to defeat the Chicago Bears 38-31 .In Philadelphia, Cam Newton tossed a one-yard touchdown pass to Greg Olsen with 82 seconds remaining as the Carolina Panthers stormed back from a 17-point deficit in the fourth to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 21-17 .
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