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September 12, 2012

BRONCOS CORNERBACK TRACY PORTER NAMED AFC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos cornerback Tracy Porter will be named AFC Defensive Player of the Week, the National Football League informed the Broncos on Wednesday.

Porter made his Broncos debut in Denver’s 33-19 win against the Steelers on Sunday and helped seal the victory with his 43-yard interception return for a touchdown with 1:58 remaining in the fourth quarter. The play marked his third career game-sealing interception return for a score (see chart below).   

Additionally, Porter finished second on the club with eight solo tackles and totaled the most passes defensed (5) in a single game for the Broncos since cornerback Deltha O’Neal recorded six on Oct. 7, 2001.

The award marks the first conference Defensive Player of the Week recognition of Porter’s career and represents the 23rd AFC Defensive Player of the Week honor in Broncos history. Linebacker Von Miller was the most recent recipient of the award, earning the distinction in Week 11 last season.
 
CORNERBACK TRACY PORTER’S CAREER INTERCEPTIONS RETURNED FOR TOUCHDOWNS
Opp. (Date)
Qtr.
Time
Lead
Int.
Res.
at Mia. (10/25/09)
4
1:53
40-34
54t
W, 46-34
vs. Ind. (2/7/10)*
4
3:12
24-17
74t
W, 31-17
vs. Pit. (9/9/12)
4
1:58
25-19
43t
W, 31-19
*Super Bowl XLIV
 
 
 
 
 


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