Joey Porter

#55LB,
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 248
Born:
College: Colorado State
Birth Place: Bakersfield, California
Draft: 1999 3rd round (12th pick) by the
  • Video shows Joey Porter grabbing wrists of police officer
    NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk

    Video shows Joey Porter grabbing wrists of police officer

    Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter avoided felony charges last month when the local prosecutor decided that the evidence didn’t support a conclusion that Porter “attempt[ed] by physical menace to put [a police officer] while in the performance of duty, in fear of imminent serious bodily injury.” With the entire case now resolved via a glorified parking ticket (i.e., a $300 citation), the video of Porter’s altercation outside of a Pittsburgh club has emerged. Posted at Deadspin, the video shows Porter arguing with a man who was keeping Porter out of the club. The officer eventually arrives, asking aloud what’s going on (and gesturing in a way that reminded me of Joe Pesci), generally being