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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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Players

Tracy Porter
CB #22
Height:
5-11
Weight:
188
Age:
27
College:
Indiana
Hometown:
Port Allen, LA
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
67
SCK
1.5
FF
0
INT
2

Transactions:

  • Selected by the New Orleans Saints in second round (40th overall) of 2008 NFL Draft.
  • Signed with the Denver Broncos as an unrestricted free agent on March 23, 2012.
  • Signed with the Oakland Raiders as unrestricted free agent on April 3, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 15, 2014.

Transactions:

  • Selected by the New Orleans Saints in second round (40th overall) of 2008 NFL Draft.
  • Signed with the Denver Broncos as an unrestricted free agent on March 23, 2012.
  • Signed with the Oakland Raiders as unrestricted free agent on April 3, 2013.
  • Signed with the Washington Redskins as an unrestricted free agent on March 15, 2014.

 

PRO

  • Former Super Bowl XLIV hero who joined the Redskins as an unrestricted free agent in March 2014.
  • Enters 2014 having previously appeared in 65 games with 59 starts, recording 283 tackles (228 solo), 51 passes defensed, 10 interceptions (three returned for touchdowns), four forced fumbles and three fumbles recovered and 2.5 sacks.
  • Best known for his 74-yard fourth quarter pick six of Peyton Manning in Super Bowl XLIV that sealed the title for the Saints.
  • Primetime performer who has 12 combined regular season and postseason interceptions entering 2014, 10 of which came in fourth quarters of games.

 

2013 (Raiders)

  • Played in and started all 16 games for the first time in his career in his first season in Oakland.
  • Amassed career highs in total tackles (67), solo tackles (53), sacks (1.5) and matched a career high in passes defensed (12). Also added two interceptions, one of which he returned 43 yards for the third regular season touchdown of his career.
  • Made Raiders debut in Week 1 at IND (9/8), registering five tackles (four solo) and an eight-yard sack of Andrew Luck.
  • Had a season-high three passes defensed vs. JAX (9/15).
  • Secured his first interception as a member of the Raiders vs. PIT (10/27), picking off Ben Roethlisberger in Raider territory in the fourth quarter.
  • Vs. NYG (11/10), picked off Giants quarterback Eli Manning and returned it 43 yards for a touchdown.

 

2012 (Broncos)

  • Played in six games with four starts, registering 21 tackles (16 solo) and six passes defensed, including an interception he returned 43 yards for a touchdown.
  • Started four of the team’s first five games, all at right corner, before an illness sidelined him for nine straight contests.
  • Returned to play in Week 16 but sustained a concussion and missed the final three contests, including the team’s playoff loss vs. BAL.
  • In his Denver debut, garnered AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors after icing Denver’s Game 1 triumph vs. PIT (9/9), picking off Ben Roethlisberger and scoring on a 43- yard return. Also tied for second on the team’s single-game franchise list by matching a career high with five passes defensed.
  • Initially suffered a seizure during the preseason and began feeling symptoms apparently related to the incident prior to Denver’s Week 6 game at San Diego.

 

2011 (Saints)

  • Started 11 of 14 games in his final campaign with the Saints, helping the team to its second 13-3 division-winning season in three years and a third straight playoff berth.
  • Totaled 63 tackles (54 solo), one interception, eight passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
  • Also started both postseason games.
  • Forced a Michael Turner fumble, which flew out of bounds, in the third quarter at ATL (11/13).
  • Racked up a career-high 14 tackles (11 solo) at NYG (11/28), one on which he forced a third-quarter fumble recovered by New Orleans to set up a Saints touchdown two plays later.
  • Helped seal a 31-17 win vs. DET (12/4) by intercepting Matthew Stafford with under three minutes remaining.

 

2010 (Saints)

  • Registered 63 tackles (48 solo) in 12 games, all starts, as well as one interception, nine passes defensed and one fumble recovery, helping New Orleans to the postseason.
  • Also returned punts (two returns for 6 yards) for the first time since college.
  • Underwent knee surgery and missed games 5-8 before returning to the lineup.
  • Preserved a fourth-quarter Saints lead in eventual 25-22 win on Monday Night Football by intercepting Alex Smith at the New Orleans 10-yard line at SF (9/20).

 

2009 (Saints)

  • Helped Saints to triumph in Super Bowl XLIV, starting 11 of 12 games played during the regular season and all three in the postseason.
  • Recorded 69 tackles (50 solo), four interceptions and two forced fumbles to assist team to NFC South title, then added 19 stops (15 solo), another forced fumble and two more interceptions in the postseason.
  • Overcame a knee injury that forced him out of four games from Weeks 11-14.
  • Intercepted Kevin Kolb deep in Saints territory on the final play of the game at PHI (9/20).
  • Broke up three passes vs. NYG (10/18).
  • Defensed five Chad Henne passes at MIA (10/25), including one tipped into the arms of teammate Darren Sharper en route to a 42-yard touchdown return. Returned an interception of his own for a touchdown, the first of his career, with 1:53 remaining in a 40-34 game to put the game out of reach.
  • Picked off a pass in a second straight game, intercepting Matt Ryan in the fourth quarter to set up a touchdown, the Saints’ final points in a 35-27 win vs. ATL (11/2).
  • Intercepted Josh Freeman in the Saints’ end zone vs. TB (12/27).
  • Played a key role in two fourth-quarter takeaways, helping send the NFC Championship to overtime and sustain New Orleans’ playoff run vs. MIN (1/24). Forced a Bernard Berrian fumble, recovered by Jonathan Vilma, at the Saints’ 10-yard line with Vikings driving for game-tying touchdown. Intercepted Brett Favre with 19 seconds left at the Saints’ 22-yard line with Minnesota in range for a game-winning FG.
  • Sealed the Saints’ Super Bowl XLIV win vs. IND (2/7) by returning a Peyton Manning interception 74 yards for a touchdown with 3:12 remaining, the Saints’ final score in a 31-17 victory.

 

2008 (Saints)

  • Started the Saints’ first five games before a wrist injury landed him on injured reserve, truncating his rookie season.
  • Finished with 32 tackles (26 solo), including his first career sack. Also posted one interception among six passes defensed.
  • Made his NFL debut vs. TB (9/7), starting the season opener and breaking up a pair of passes.
  • Helped Saints to 31-17 win vs. SF (9/28), posting his first NFL sack and interception in the same contest. Sacked J.T. O’Sullivan late in the first half, then picked him off in the Saints’ end zone.
  • Dislocated his wrist and did not return vs. MIN (10/6).
  • Placed on injured reserve on Oct. 7.

 

College

  • Started 43 career games at Indiana from 2004-07 and graduated with 16 interceptions, second in school history behind Tim Wilbur (19, 1978-82).
  • Racked up a school-record 413 interception return yards.
  • Also finished with 212 tackles (175 solo), two forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries.
  • Additionally, returned 35 punts for 477 yards (13.6 avg.), with one TD, becoming the first player in program history to score on a punt, fumble recovery and interception return.
  • Named as a first-team All-Big Ten performer as a senior in 2007, starting every game and posting 83 tackles (63 total), with six interceptions.
  • Majored in recreational sports management.

 

Personal

  • Attended Port Allen (La.) H.S., lining up at quarterback, running back, wide receiver and cornerback in only two years of prep football.
  • Earned first-team all-district and all-state recognition as a senior defensive back, with 11 interceptions (two returned for touchdowns).
  • Also lettered in basketball and track.
  • Following Super Bowl XLIV, hometown temporarily renamed itself Porter Allen, La., then named a street in his honor.
  • Married to his wife, Devyn, has two children, Samari and Synai.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 282 227 55 2.5 0 50 10 182 -- 54 3 4 3
2013 OAK 16 16 67 53 14 1.5 0 12 2 44 22 43 1 0 --
2012 DEN 6 4 21 16 5 0.0 0 6 1 43 43 43 1 0 --
2011 NO 14 11 52 42 10 0.0 -- 9 1 -7 -7 -7 0 2 1
2010 NO 12 12 60 45 15 0.0 -- 6 1 5 5 5 0 0 2
2009 NO 12 11 57 48 9 0.0 0 12 4 72 18 54 1 2 --
2008 NO 5 5 25 23 2 1.0 -- 5 1 25 25 25 0 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @IND L 17-21 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 JAC W 19-9 5 4 1 -- -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @DEN L 21-37 6 5 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 WAS L 14-24 8 5 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 SD W 27-17 8 3 5 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @KC L 7-24 5 5 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 PIT W 21-18 2 1 1 -- -- 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 --
9 PHI L 20-49 4 4 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @NYG L 20-24 3 3 0 -- 0 1 1 43 43 43 1 0 --
11 @HOU W 28-23 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 TEN L 19-23 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @DAL L 24-31 8 7 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @NYJ L 27-37 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 KC L 31-56 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @SD L 13-26 -- 0 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 DEN L 14-34 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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