Superbowl XLIV
February 8, 2010

Super Bowl XLIV: the New Orleans Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts

Fans of the New Orleans Saints have been asking the same question all week leading up to
Super Bowl XLIV in South Florida:
"'Who Dat' gonna beat dem Saints?" They got their
answer Sunday night. Nobody. The team battled back from an early deficit and punctuated
their victory with an interception return for a touchdown off the usually steady hand of Colts
quarterback Peyton Manning. Manning's counterpart on the Saints, Drew Brees, played
flawlessly in delivering the first title to the beleaguered city. And the eternal party on Bourbon
Street could now add the word "victory" to the celebration. ( 27 photos total)
New Orleans Saints fans kiss after the NFL Super Bowl XLIV football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Miami February 7. The Saints won 31-17.
Pierre Garcon of the Colts catches a touchdown pass in the first quarter.
Dwight Freeney of the Colts pressures Drew Brees of the Saints .
The Saints' Scott Fujita (left) and Roman Harper defend against the Colts' Joseph Addai during the first half.
The Saints' Pierre Thomas is stopped on fourth and goal by the Colts' Clint Session during the first half.
British rock group The Who perform at halftime.
Fans watch The Who perform during the halftime show.
Roger Daltrey (left) and Pete Townsend of The Who perform during halftime.
Saints and Colts players fight for the ball after an onside kick to start the second half.
Pierre Thomas of the Saints leaps into the end zone to score a touchdown in the third quarter.
The Saints' Lance Moore (left) makes the catch on a 2-point conversion
while defended by the Colts' Jacob Lacey during the second half.
The Saints' Tracy Porter reacts after scoring on a 74-yard interception during the second half .
The Colts' Austin Collie catches a pass as the Saints' Scott Fujita (55) and Tracy Porter defend during the second half.
The Colts' Dallas Clark is tackled by the Saints' Scott Shanle (left) and Roman Harper during the second half.
The Saints' Jeremy Shockey reacts after his 2-yard touchdown pass in the second half.
Saints head coach Sean Payton is doused after his team defeated the Colts.
Saints head coach Sean Payton celebrates after his team defeated the Colts.
Reggie Bush of the Saints celebrates with fans in the stands after defeating the Colts.
Saints cheerleaders lie in confetti as they perform their routine after their team defeated the Colts.
Colts quarterback Peyton Manning walks off the field after losing to the Saints, in large part because of an interception that he threw.
Saints fans celebrate on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter in New Orleans after the Saints defeated the Colts 31-17 to
attain their first championship in franchise history.
Colts fans react to the Colts' loss to the Saints as they watch the broadcast at a Super Bowl party at a restaurant in Indianapolis.
Saints fans celebrate after an interception by the Saints' Tracy Porter in the fourth quarter.
New Orleans Saints fans flood Bourbon Street after their team defeated the Colts.
Saints fans watch the game at a bar in New Orleans.
Fans celebrate the Saints' win against the Colts on Bourbon Street in the French Quarter in New Orleans
Saints quarterback Drew Brees kisses his son Baylen after the Saints defeated the Colts.
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