Saints march to 31-17 Super Bowl victory
(AP) - The New Orleans Saints stymied Peyton Manning, thenintercepted him to seal the Super Bowl, rallying to beat theIndianapolis Colts 31-17 Sunday night.
Tracy Porter intercepted a pass from Manning - of all people -and sprinted 74 yards for a touchdown and a 31-17 lead with 3:12left. Playing in the Super Bowl for the first time, the Saints wenton a 31-7 run after falling behind 10-0 early.
MVP Drew Brees went 32 for 39 for 288 yards for the Saints,tying Tom Brady's Super Bowl record for completions.
Brees went 7 for 7 on the drive that put New Orleans ahead tostay, with the score coming on a 2-yard touchdown pass to JeremyShockey.
Manning's interception was the game's lone turnover, and he wasrolled to the turf trying in vain to tackle Porter.