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Drew Brees Breaks Dan Marino's Record: Twitter Reaction To Saints Star Making History (TWEETS)

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 26: Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints reacts after throwing a nine-yard touchdown pass to running back Darren Sproles #43 and breaks the single-season passing record in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 26, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 26: Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints reacts after throwing a nine-yard touchdown pass to running back Darren Sproles #43 and breaks the single-season passing record in the fourth quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 26, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

When Drew Brees broke Dan Marino's record for yards passing in a single season on Monday night against the Falcons, several folks in the sports world immediately took to Twitter to applaud the Saints' quarterback.

Brees, who went into the game with 4,780 yards, made history in the fourth quarter by throwing a 9-yard touchdown pass to Darren Sproles to break Marino's longstanding mark of 5,084.

The term "classy" was thrown around many times as athletes across all sports gave praise the new record holder for most passing yards in a single season.

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