Another year, another shot at history for Drew Brees.
The New Orleans Saints quarterback is on pace to break the NFL record for completion percentage in a single season, which has stood for nearly 30 years.
Heading into Sunday's regular-season finale at Carolina, Brees has completed 70.62 percent of his passes (363 of 514). The league mark of 70.55 percent was set by Cincinnati's Ken Anderson in 1982.
When asked about it Thursday, Brees knew the number down to the decimal point.
"I know it because when I was a rookie quarterback in San Diego, I looked up all the records," Brees said. "I just wanted to know 'em. And so I knew 'em all by heart there for a while.