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Joey Porter

Joseph "Joey" Eugene Porter (born March 22, 1977) is a former American football linebacker who played for thirteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Colorado State, he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 1999 NFL Draft. A four-time Pro Bowl selection, Porter earned a Super Bowl ring with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL. He played for the Miami Dolphins from 2007 to 2009 and the Arizona Cardinals from 2010 to 2011. Porter's prep career took place at Foothill High School in Bakersfield, California. He was a two-time All-Conference selection as wide receiver and running back for the Trojans. His senior season, he led the team to a 9–2 mark and a berth in the sectional playoffs, rushing the ball 86 times for 1,086 yards. After his final season at Foothill, he was named to the All-Section and All-State teams. He lettered twice in football, plus twice in basketball. He also played soccer as a youth. After his time at Foothill, Porter was a standout on the football field for the Colorado State Rams. He began his college career as an H-Back and did not see his first action on the defensive line until his junior

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Joey Porter Saved By Video ... Prosecutors Reducing Charges (PHOTO)

Joey Porter
Saved By Video Prosecutors Reducing Charges

The eye in the sky saved Joey Porter big time -- officials say they will reduce the charges against the Steelers assistant coach stemming from an incident at a bar after reviewing surveillance… READ MORE >

Joey Porter Arrest Video ... Handcuffed, Jawing at Cops (VIDEO)

Joey Porter
Arrest Video Handcuffed, Jawing at Cops

12:40 PM PT -- Kevin Colbert, General Manager of the Steelers, says the team has placed Porter on leave while they gather more information about his arrest. TMZ Sports has obtained video of… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
Joey Porter Allegedly Attacked Bouncer In Front of Cops

Joey Porter
Allegedly Attacked Bouncer ... In Front of Cops

New details from the Joey Porter arrest ... cops say the Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach roughed up a bouncer at a South Side bar after the game Sunday night ... in a VERY boozy… READ MORE >

- 9 days ago
'Ninja Warrior' Star -- Joey Porter Got Me Cut From NFL Team

'Ninja Warrior' Star
Joey Porter Got Me Cut From NFL Team

"American Ninja Warrior" star Akbar Gbaja-Biamila may have Joey Porter to thank for his budding TV career -- 'cause AGB says it's because of Porter his NFL career was cut short!!!   It's a… READ MORE >

- 496 days ago
Joey Porter is a Degenerate Gambler ... Officials Say [Update]

Joey Porter
Is a Degenerate Gambler ... Officials Say [Update]

3:34 PM PT -- Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... since the arrest, Joey has paid back the debt to the Hard Rock, so the case will be dismissed. A rep for Porter tells us, "It was a… READ MORE >

- 1486 days ago
Joey Porter -- Ex-NFL Star ARRESTED for Bouncing Check in Vegas

Ex-NFL Star Joey Porter
ARRESTED for Bouncing Check

Joey Porter -- a former NFL defensive superstar -- was arrested last week after Las Vegas officials say he wrote a rubber check ... as in, it bounced. The 35-year-old former Super Bowl champ is… READ MORE >

- 1486 days ago
NFL Star's Dogs Kills Neighbor's Dog

NFL Star's Dogs Kills Neighbor's Dog

Four dogs belonging to Arizona Cardinals linebacker Joey Porter reportedly killed a dog belonging to one of his neighbor's ... this according to a local report. The incident went down on July… READ MORE >

- 2020 days ago
NFL Star Joey Porter -- $3,000 Judgment Day

NFL Star Joey Porter -- $3,000 Judgment Day

NFL star Joey Porter took a painful hit last week -- because TMZ has learned, the Cardinals linebacker got nailed with a bill from his swanky homeowner's association ... after allegedly stiffing… READ MORE >

- 2108 days ago
NFL Star Joey Porter -- $25,000 Case of the Craps

NFL Star Joey Porter -- $25,000 Case of the Craps

NFL defensive juggernaut Joey Porter reached high-roller status in Vegas last weekend -- buying into a $25,000 craps game ... and we're told, Peezy completely dominated the table.  Porter… READ MORE >

- 2170 days ago
CHP Investigates NFL Brutality Allegation

CHP Investigates NFL Brutality Allegation

The deputy who arrested NFL star Joey Porter is under investigation for alleged brutality ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.As we previously reported, the Arizona Cardinals linebacker was… READ MORE >

- 2486 days ago

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