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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; The former Saints (and most recently Broncos) cornerback is an unrestricted free agent this offseason. All of his faults considered, Tracy Porter would be a good investment for the New Orleans Saints secondary. Read article: Saints Should Consider Re-Signing Tracy ...

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Old 02-15-2013, 07:57 AM   #1
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The former Saints (and most recently Broncos) cornerback is an unrestricted free agent this offseason. All of his faults considered, Tracy Porter would be a good investment for the New Orleans Saints secondary.

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Old 02-15-2013, 07:59 AM   #2
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Re: Saints Should Consider Re-Signing Tracy Porter

Why? He was benched in Denver and looked awful his last season here. I'm skeptical that he's suddenly gotten better.
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Re: Saints Should Consider Re-Signing Tracy Porter

My main interest would be the vet minimum part.
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Re: Saints Should Consider Re-Signing Tracy Porter

He's not very big or physical but he's fast. Maybe he just didn't fit Denvers scheme. I have no issues brining him back at a reasonable cost.
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My main interest would be the vet minimum part.
I'd be OK with that I guess. Is there a vet sub-minimum?

I'd rather bring in some younger up and comers. Rob Ryan likes man-press CB's that can re-route WR's off the line. I'm not sure Tracy gives us that press part.
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Re: Saints Should Consider Re-Signing Tracy Porter

He was let go for shoddy coverage in 2010 and 2011, then got benched in 2012 by the broncos for the same thing allowing 3 TD's in one game

Why would we re-sign him?
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Re: Saints Should Consider Re-Signing Tracy Porter

He wasn't re-signed for a reason, and I doubt he would fit Ryan's scheme any better than he did GW's during his last season with the Saints.

Thanks for the memories, but no thank you to his future services.


Talk about being a poor open field tackler...
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Old 02-15-2013, 09:12 AM   #8
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Re: Saints Should Consider Re-Signing Tracy Porter

Yeah, thanks for the memories but I would rather develop new, young healthy guys.
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Well... The altitude was a medical concern for him, he discovered... Yeah... As a backup for the min.... Possibilities there.
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Re: Saints Should Consider Re-Signing Tracy Porter

He's always injured
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