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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Choupique I'd rather of kept porter than some of the disloyal, whiney fans we have. :/ Those whiney fans don't count towards the cap. The Saints just couldn't afford to pay a nickel or a dime CB ...

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Old 03-22-2012, 08:39 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Choupique View Post
I'd rather of kept porter than some of the disloyal, whiney fans we have. :/

Those whiney fans don't count towards the cap.

The Saints just couldn't afford to pay a nickel or a dime CB $4M/yr - that being said, I hope Porter has a good season with the Broncos, so that he'll be able to get a long term contract come next off-season.
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Old 03-22-2012, 08:43 PM   #12
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Good luck Porter!
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Old 03-22-2012, 08:46 PM   #13
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Overpaid.....and he'll be hurt by week 4....see ya
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:08 PM   #14
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I'll miss him because of the huge plays he made, intercepting Favre and Manning in the playoffs. With all do respect to all the great players on our team that year, without Porter we might not have held on in the Super Bowl, and we may not have even gotten there.

But aside from a decline in his play recently, he has never been able to stay healthy, so while it would have been nice to keep him in some role, it just wouldn't have made much sense financially to pay a backup that kind of money.
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:11 PM   #15
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Wonder if this means one less defensive player suspended half or all of the season???
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:13 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by |Mitch| View Post
I just noticed thats 1 yr/4mil...

overpaid by just a little?
No, by a lot.
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:23 PM   #17
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Hate to see him go.

I hope he has a good season...except for the week we play against him.
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:38 PM   #18
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Thanks Tracy for giving me the Happiest days in my Sports life. You were awesome !!! Good luck out there. 22 to the House Super Bowl win !!!!
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Old 03-22-2012, 09:42 PM   #19
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he did his time here and helped us to a superbowl but in my opinion hes preatty much done. injury prone per hit basis. i had loss confedence in the guy, just my opinion. maybe he'll rebuild his confedence in afl
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22 to the house......sweet. Thanks man.
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