Posted March 23, 2012 on AP on Fox
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The defensive back who once helped deny Peyton Manning his second Super Bowl title now wants to help the veteran quarterback hoist another trophy. Tracy Porter picked off a Manning pass in the Super Bowl two years ago and raced 74 yards for a touchdown, sealing the win for the New Orleans Saints. That solidified Porter's legacy as a playmaker. But the ensuing bounty scandal might just ultimately tarnish his tenure with the Saints. Porter is looking to turn the page on the controversy in New Orleans and start fresh in the Mile High City, even if he maintains the Saints were simply playing the game. The choice of the word ''bounty'' still perturbs Porter. ''The thing that I will say about it is the whole label of `bounty' is absurd,'' Porter said Friday in an introductory conference call after signing with Denver. ''There's definitely no bounty on any player out there in the game. We were just playing football. For that term to ...
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