Colts quarterback Peyton Manning often is regarded as one of the smartest men to ever wear a football helmet.
On Sunday night, with a championship in the balance, Manning was outsmarted.
With 3:24 to play, cornerback Tracy Porter intercepted a Manning pass and returned it 74 yards for a game-clinching touchdown. After the final gun sounded, Porter attributed the outcome to “great film study.”
“We knew that on third and short they stack, and they like the outside release for the slant. It was great film study by me, a great jump and a great play,” Porter said.
A Louisiana native, Porter explained that “[w]ords can’t describe how much this means for New Orleans.”
Actually, two words come to mind.