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Tracy Porter

Tracy Porter - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 186 lbs.
Birthday 08/11/1986
Birthplace Port Allen, LA
College Indiana
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 9th pick by Saints

Cardinals survive after Janikowski's miss

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Sebastian Janikowski missed a 32-yard field goal as the game ended to allow Arizona to escape with a 24-23 victory over the Oakland Raiders Sunday in the Cardinals' home opener, a game littered with mistakes on both sides from start ...

McFadden running with new sense of purpose

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
After two disappointing seasons in Oakland, former No. 4 overall draft choice Darren McFadden is picking up yardage after contact to a much greater extent than he had before, according to AFC West Whispers.

Raiders’ Gradkowski can extinguish controversies

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
He wasn't even allowed to compete for the job in training camp and the preseason, but, for a second straight season, the Raiders have turned to QB Bruce Gradkowski to be their starter.

Report: Gradkowski, not Campbell, to start for Raiders

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora is reporting that the Raiders have named Bruce Gradkowski the team's starter for Sunday against the Cardinals in Arizona, over Jason Campbell.

Cable not ready to announce Week Three starter at QB

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable is not ready to jump on the Monday bandwagon of announcing a QB change, but he said he has a good idea of who will start in Week Three.

McFadden finally showing he can be lead back

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
After entering the league with very high hopes and proceeding to disappoint for two consecutive seasons, Darren McFadden finally appears to have figured it out.

Gradkowski replaces Campbell, leads Raiders to comeback victory

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
Bruce Gradkowski replaced an ineffective Jason Campbell after halftime and led the Raiders to three scoring drives and a 16-14 victory over the St. Louis Rams in the home opener on Sunday.

Raiders start second half with Gradkowski at QB

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders began the second half of their game against the Rams with backup QB Bruce Gradkowski under center.

Raiders want to involve McFadden more in passing game

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 12:27 a.m. ET
With TE Zach Miller getting extra attention from defenses, Oakland is trying to make RB Darren McFadden a bigger part of its passing game, according to AFC West Whispers.

Raiders game blacked out

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders will be blacked out on local TV for an eighth consecutive game after failing to sell out the Oakland Coliseum.

Raiders OLT Henderson under scrutiny

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Heading into Mario Henderson's second season as the full-time starter at left tackle, the Raiders were hoping he would become a more consistent pass protector.

Raiders to sign OL Pears, waive WR Figurs

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Reports on Thursday indicated the Raiders will bring back OL Erik Pears and waive WR Yamon Figurs.

Perhaps I picked the wrong sleeper in AFC West

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
I spent much of the offseason believing the Raiders might be the team to watch in the AFC West. After one week, I am starting to think it might be the Chiefs who will surprise.

Big plays mask Raiders' improvement on defense

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
That Raiders-to-the-playoffs bandwagon was getting crowded heading into Week One, but some people are no doubt hopping off after Oakland was humbled by Tennessee on Sunday, 38-13.

Titans, CJ2K hammer Raiders 38-13

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Chris Johnson ran for 142 yards and two touchdowns, Vince Young threw for two TDs and Javon Ringer had a TD, and the Tennessee Titans avoided any comparisons to last year's 0-6 start by routing the Oakland Raiders 38-13 ...

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Posted Oct. 28, 2012
Porter's return to the field lasted only three plays as he left with a concussion in the first quarter Sunday against Cleveland.||||||| Porter was banged up in a collision with Josh Gordon after the Browns receiver caught a pass for a short gain. Porter's mouthpiece appeared to go flying through the air after the hit and he stayed down for a brief moment, before walking toward the bench. He talked to the trainers and then headed into the locker room.
Posted Oct. 26, 2012
Porter missed practice Friday and was still waiting to hear if doctors would clear him to play Sunday against his former team, the New Orleans Saints, after he experienced symptoms similar to those he felt before having a seizure earlier this year.||||||| In the locker room Friday, Porter said he visited doctors Thursday and they told him "everything looked normal," but they want to make sure he's 100 percent healthy before allowing him to play.
Posted Oct. 25, 2012
Porter missed practice Thursday amid growing concern about an unspecified illness that apparently has left him dealing with vertigo.||||||| Porter wasn't allowed to fly to San Diego for the Broncos' last game on Oct. 15 but he returned after the bye week and participated in practices Monday and Wednesday on a limited basis. He missed Thursday's workout and coach John Fox said he was day to day.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
The Denver Broncos' beleaguered defense got a boost Monday with the return of safety Quinton Carter, cornerback Tracy Porter and rookie linebacker Danny Trevathan.||||||| Porter has been out with an illness since Aug. 14.
Posted Nov. 06, 2011
Porter has been taken by stretcher to an ambulance after breaking up a pass on the second play from scrimmage of New Orleans' game against Tampa Bay on Sunday.||||||| Porter was communicating with teammates and gave a thumbs-up as he was carted from the field. Porter lay face down and motionless for several seconds after making a hard, low hit on receiver Mike Williams, who also appeared to hurt his left leg on the play. There was no immediate word from Saints officials on Porter's condition.

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