Tracy Porter Injury: Saints Cornerback Carted Off Vs. Bucs

Tracy Porter Injury Update: Porter has been taken to a local hospital with a neck injury, but "early reports are encouraging," according to ESPN's John Clayton.

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Tracy Porter was carted off the field with an injury early in the Saints matchup vs. their NFC South division rival the Buccaneers. On the second play of the game, the New Orleans cornerback collided with Bucs wide receiver Mike Williams on a slant pattern and both players went down.

Porte remained on the ground where he was attended to by the training staff before being brought off the field on a stabilizing board.Williams stayed on the turf for a moment, but was able to walk off the field on his own power.

Here's video of the collision:

Here's some good news from Bucs beat writer Stephen Holder:

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Patrick Robinson will replace Porter at right corner with Leigh Torrence on the field in the nickle package.The Saints now have just three active cornerbacks.

Keep updated on the situation with our comprehensive NFL Week 9 StoryStream. For more on the Saints, check out our blog, Canal Street Chronicles and for more on the Buccaneers, head over to Bucs Nation.

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