CB Tracy Porter Lands In Washington


My previous article mentioned how cornerback Brandon Browner planned for a trip to Washington DC.  Possibly beating Browner to the punch was Tracy Porter, formerly of the Oakland Raiders, who agreed to terms on a contract with the Washington Redskins.  Porter recovered nicely from an injury riddled 2012 campaign to record 67 tackles and 2 interceptions while starting all 16 games.

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Porter was drafted out of Indiana University back in 2008 and played his first four seasons with the New Orleans Saints.  Since then, Porter’s career has been a rather up and down journey as he played in just 6 games in 2012 before being released by the Denver Broncos.  The seven-year veteran excelled in 2013 and will be a nice addition to the Redskins secondary.

Despite Porter’s visit to the New York Giants, Washington swooped in to snag the former Saints Super Bowl hero.  Porter’s work in recent years has flown under the radar, but will provide a sense of stability to a group that saw numerous changes in 2013.

Even with the signing of Porter, the Redskins are believed to continue their pursuit of Browner tonight.  Washington will remain busy throughout the afternoon so tune in to alloverthehill.com for breaking news.