Drew Brees vs Tom Brady Stats

Drew Brees Career Tom Brady
287 Games Played 318
7,142 Completions 7,263
10,551 Pass Attempts 11,317
67.7% Completion % 64.2%
80,358 Passing Yards 84,520
571 Passing Touchdowns 624
5.4% Touchdown Percentage 5.5%
243 Interceptions 203
2.3% Interception Percentage 1.8%
98 Longest Pass 99
7.6 Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.5
7.7 Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.8
11.3 Yards Per Completion 11.6
280.0 Passing Yards Per Game 265.8
98.7 Quarterback Rating 97.3
420 Times Sacked 543
2,991 Yards Lost by Sack 3,416
7.1 Net Yards Per Pass Attempt 6.8
7.1 Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt 7.1
3.8% Sack Percentage 4.6%

In 287 contests in his career, Brees connected on 7,142 of 10,551 tries for a total of 80,358 yards. He averaged 280.0 passing yards per contest with a 98.7 QB rating. Brees passed for 571 touchdowns while tossing 243 interceptions and the longest completion of his career went for 98 yds. He lost a combined 2,991 yds while being sacked 420 different times. His TD rate when attempting a pass was 5.4% and his interception percentage was 2.3%.

During the 318 games in his career, Brady completed 7,263 of 11,317 attempts for 84,520 yds. He accumulated 265.8 yards per game through the air with a 97.3 quarterback rating. Brady passed for 624 TD’s while tossing 203 picks and the longest throw of his career went for 99 yds. He lost a combined 3,416 yds while being sacked 543 different times. His TD percentage was 5.5% and his interception percentage was 1.8%.

Drew Brees (2020) Most Recent Season Tom Brady (2021)
12 Games Played 17
275 Completions 485
390 Pass Attempts 719
70.5% Completion % 67.5%
2,942 Passing Yards 5,316
24 Passing Touchdowns 43
6.2% Touchdown Percentage 6.0%
6 Interceptions 12
1.5% Interception Percentage 1.7%
52 Longest Pass 62
7.5 Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.4
8.1 Adjusted Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.8
10.7 Yards Per Completion 11.0
245.2 Passing Yards Per Game 312.7
106.4 Quarterback Rating 102.1
13 Times Sacked 22
89 Yards Lost by Sack 144
7.1 Net Yards Per Pass Attempt 7.0
7.6 Adjusted Net Yards Per Attempt 7.4
3.3% Sack Percentage 3.1%

Brees completed 275 of his attempted 390 passes in his last season for a completion percentage of 70.5%. His longest completion was for 52 yds and he passed for 245.2 yards per contest. He had a QB rating of 106.4 with a TD percentage of 6.2% and an interception rate of 1.5%. In his last season, Brees threw for a total of 2,942 yards with 24 touchdowns and 6 picks. He was sacked 13 different times for a total of 89 yards lost.

Brady passed for 43 touchdowns in his last season compared to 12 interceptions and his longest pass of the year went for 62 yds. His touchdown percentage was 6.0% and his interception percentage was 1.7%. He lost 144 yds while being the victim of a quarterback sack 22 times. He averaged 312.7 yards per game through the air with a 102.1 quarterback rating. In his 17 games in his final season, Brady connected on 485 of 719 attempts for a total of 5,316 yards.