From teammates to fellow NFL greats, from world-class musicians to world leaders, just about everybody had plenty of kind words for Saints quarterback Drew Brees Monday night.

The congratulations followed on social media just moments after Brees became the NFL's all-time leading passer on a 62-yard touchdown throw in the second quarter of the Saints' big win against the Washington Redskins, putting him past Peyton Manning for the most career yards.

Here's a brief compilation of what people had to say about the new passing king:Β 

Current teammates



Rest of the NFL

Other athletes



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