Steelers CB Patrick Peterson on Joey Porter Jr.’s 1st INT: ‘It doesn’t really count’

On Saturday night, the pittsburgh steelers Beat the buffalo bills 27-15 in week two of the NFL preseason. The game was filled with highlights from the Steelers of Jaylen Warren‘s 62-yard touchdown run in the first quarter to rookie outside linebacker nick herbig‘s strip sack in the second half.

Another big highlight was the interception made by rookie cornerback Joey Porter Jr. in his NFL debut. Porter was criticized by draft experts for having only one interception in his entire college career.

Porter was emotional after the interception, running into the end zone to celebrate with his defensive teammates and even brought the ball to his father, Joey Porter Sr. in the stands.

But during the game, the veteran cornerback patrick peterson I had none of that. He was being interviewed on the sidelines after he canceled the night and he wanted to make sure everyone knew he was happy for Porter, but since it happened in the preseason, he doesn’t count.

Peterson has been a tremendous asset to the Steelers since signing as a free agent. Not only a Hall of Fame resume in the starting lineup, but also as a great mentor to youngsters. By the way, Peterson also has 34 career interceptions for him and a season-high seven in 2012.

The story originally appeared on Steelers Wire

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