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Saints-Broncos Injury Reports: Tracy Porter reportedly has had seizures

Tracy Porter (#22) was a fixture in the Saints secondary from 2008-11.Tracy Porter (#22) was a fixture in the Saints secondary from 2008-11.

A Louisiana native and New Orleans Saints legend has had to deal with an unexpected and concerning issue when he left his home state to play for the Denver Broncos.

The former Saints cornerback was listed on the Broncos injury report for the second straight day due to illness. The Denver Post reports Thursday that the decision to limit Porter's workouts stems from recent physical issues that may be connected to a seizure he suffered back in August:

Last Sunday, before the Broncos were to leave for San Diego for a game against the Chargers, Porter was experiencing light-headedness and his heart was racing — symptoms that occurred before he had a seizure in August.

Porter famously returned an interception for a touchdown to help clinch a 31-17 New Orleans victory in Super Bowl XLIV over the Indianapolis Colts and quarterback Peyton Manning, now Porter's teammate with Denver.

Meanwhile, there were no other changes from Wednesday on the injury reports for either the Saints or Broncos. However, Joe Morgan and Daniel Graham have already been ruled out for Sunday night's game by Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt.

Morgan (chest) was limited Thursday while Graham (left knee) did not practice. The loss of Morgan this week comes after the first-year wideout contributed a key 48-yard touchdown on his only catch last Sunday. "I have not be deified so I can't tell you that," said the usually-direct Vitt regarding the long-term status of Morgan. "He's not playing this week and we'll work on that as the week goes along."

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS
Pos Player Injury Wed Thurs Fri Game Status
TE Daniel Graham Knee DNP DNP
RB Darren Sproles N.I.R. DNP DNP
TE Jimmy Graham Ankle LP LP
WR Joe Morgan Chest LP LP
LB David Hawthorne Hamstring LP LP
DENVER BRONCOS
Pos Player Injury Wed Thurs Fri Game Status
CB Tracy Porter Illness LP DNP
S Mike Adams Knee FP FP
LB Chris Harris Ankle FP FP
G Chris Kuper Forearm FP FP
TE Jacob Tamme Hip FP FP
LB Danny Trevathan Thumb FP FP
WR Matt Willis Hamstring FP FP
Limited Participation (LP)=less than 100% of a player's normal reps Bold indicates change in status
Full Participation (FP)=100% of a player's normal reps Doubtful=at least 75% chance will not play
Did Not Participate in Practice (DNP) Questionable-50-50 chance will not play
Probable-virtual certainty will be available for normal duty
 

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