Peyton Manning has broken the record for most touchdown passes in N.F.L. history.
With three touchdown passes in the first half of the Denver Broncos’ game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night, Manning has 509 for his career, one more than Brett Favre.
The chart above compares Manning with his counterparts in league history, spanning more than 250 quarterbacks with at least 30 career touchdown passes since 1930. The whole history of the N.F.L. is right there, and you can quickly see how much the passing game has advanced over the years.