Peyton Manning breaks Tom Brady's TD record

Tossed his 51st touchdown this season. Aaron Wilson

Print This December 22, 2013, 06:26 PM EST

Peyton Manning and the Broncos didn't need to keep passing the ball late in their rout over Houston.

But they kept throwing the ball so Manning could set the single-season touchdown record. Manning did so, when he connected on a deep pass late to Julius Thomas for his 51st touchdown this season.

Manning also threw two touchdowns to Eric Decker and one to Demaryius Thomas in Denver's win.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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