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first_img What an MLB source said about the D-backs’ trade haul for Greinke Comments   Share   The Arizona Cardinals placed veteran linebacker JoeyPorteron the injured reserve list, ending his season and likelyhis two-year stay in the desert.To fill Porter’s roster spot, linebacker Brandon Williamswas elevated from the practice squad. Porter originally signed a three-year deal with theCardinals in March of 2010 with a reputation as one of theleague’s most accomplished pass rushers. In 2010, Porter played in 14 games, registering 50 totaltackles and 5 quarterback sacks, which tied for the 2nd-most on the team. Nevada officials reach out to D-backs on potential relocation D-backs president Derrick Hall: Franchise ‘still focused on Arizona’center_img Porter’s season was cut short by a knee injury in 2011,and he had just 16 total tackles and 1 sack in 6 games.The 13-year veteran is ranked 29th in league history with98 career quarterback sacks.Williams, who replaces Porter on the roster, signed to theCardinals practice squad on November 22, after spendingthe 2010 season with the Dallas Cowboys. Dallas selectedWilliams out of Texas Tech in the 4th round of the 2010NFL Draft. Williams will wear uniform #59. Top Stories Cardinals expect improving Murphy to contribute right awaylast_img

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