Oakland Raiders Give CB Tracy Porter Excellent Chance to Rejuvenate Career

April 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Through five NFL seasons, cornerback Tracy Porter has never played a full 16-game regular season slate.
Maybe the 2013 season with the Oakland Raiders will be his first.
The Raiders and Porter agreed to terms on a contract on Tuesday, as reported by ESPN's Josina Anderson. His deal is reportedly worth $2.5 million and should provide Oakland with a veteran presence capable of making a big impact in the secondary each week.
At a closer glance, this deal is about more than just filling a void for a defense that finished 18th in the NFL last season.
Porter said it best himself in a text message to Anderson about his free-agent choice (per the ESPN report): "They presented the best opportunity for me to get my career back on track after what transpired last season with the Denver Broncos."
Getting his career back on track in year No. 6 will be priority No. 1.
In the process, both sides should benefit.
From a career standpoint, Porter has had his fair shar...

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