|Porter expected to play in opener|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 03 September 2007 11:35|
Porter underwent arthroscopic surgery Aug. 7 and missed much of training camp. He returned to practice on a limited basis last week and has gradually increased his workload.
``He had a nice practice today,'' coach Cam Cameron said Monday. ``It looks like he's ready to play.''
Porter said he still has swelling in the knee, but is eager to play after missing all four exhibitions games.
``Sitting and watching makes you want to get out and play,'' he said. ``I sat and watched enough. I'm gearing myself up to where I'm going to play on Sunday.''
A three-time Pro Bowl linebacker, Porter received a guaranteed $20 million in March to sign with Miami after spending his first eight NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers.