Patriots’ Tom Brady reaches 1,000 career rushing yards: 12 stats about TB12’s milestone

There may be nothing left for Tom Brady to accomplish.

The New England Patriots superstar has five Super Bowl rings. He and supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen have amassed the GNP of a small country. He'll walk into the Hall of Fame near-universally labeled as the greatest quarterback who ever lived. Just last week, Brady surpassed Peyton Manning for the most combined passing yards in the regular season and playoffs (and only needs two more TD passes to surpass Manning's mark — 579 — on that combined regular season/playoff front). 

Yet it may all pale to what TB12 managed Sunday afternoon.

The man infamously drafted 199th overall in the 2000 draft — hey, he deserved it after clocking a 5.28 40-yard dash time in that year's scouting combine — finally surpassed his avowed goal of reaching 1,000 career rushing yards, also known as #TB1K, with a 5-yard scamper against the Minnesota Vikings. 

Brady briefly celebrated his, ahem, feat by throwing up the first-down sign after his gallop produced a fresh set of downs.

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