Talk with Cowher coaxed Steelers LB Porter into camp
LATROBE, Pa. -- Pro Bowl linebacker Joey Porter, unhappy with his contract situation, said Thursday he considered not showing up for the Pittsburgh Steelers' training camp until a long talk with coach Bill Cowher persuaded him to report.
Porter is signed through 2007, making $4 million in salary and a
roster bonus this season and $5.2 million in salary plus roster and
signing bonuses next year. But he said he deserves a reworked
contract after helping lead the Steelers ...
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