Tom Brady breaks own single-season completions record

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Tom Brady was withdrawn from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' regular-season finale in the first half, but not before he broke one of his own records.

With the Buccaneers locked into the fourth seed in the NFC playoffs, Tampa Bay had nothing to play for going into the Week 18 meeting with the Atlanta Falcons.

Brady, though, still started the game, completing 13 passes before being replaced by Blaine Gabbert with four minutes remaining in the second quarter.

That took him to 490 completions for the campaign, surpassing the mark of 485 he set last season, which many thought to be his last when he retired in March, a decision he reversed 40 days later.

Tampa Bay will have a home game against the fifth seed in the NFC, which will be either the Dallas Cowboys or Philadelphia Eagles, in the Wild Card round next week.