Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 10/22/11
When the Indianapolis Colts & New Orleans Saints met in Super Bowl 44, it was one to remember. Drew Brees led the 13-3 Saints into the playoffs as the No. 1 seed, thanks to their high powered offense and great defense. As for the Colts, Peyton Manning helped lead them to their second Super Bowl and the ending is really all people talk about. The Colts were on a drive late in the fourth, trying to tie the game but it was Tracy Porter who picked off Peyton Manning, returned it for six and sealed the first Super Bowl victory for the Saints. Now just two years later, the Colts & Saints are two teams going in different directions, the Saints are once again in contention to make a playoff run and play in the Super Bowl, while the Colts are going in the wrong direction. When the schedule came out back in April, everyone most likely circled this game on their calendar as one of the must see games of the season. Everyone enjoys the Super Bowl rematches during the regular season, but now after six weeks of the season, not so much. There is no Peyton Manning; the Colts [...]
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