Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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Former NFL loudmouth Joey Porter was released from jail on Monday, three days after being arrested for writing bad checks to the Hard Rock casino in Las Vegas. According to The Bakersfield Californian, Porter was arrested in Bakersfield on a felony warrant from Clark County, Nev., following a traffic stop on Friday. The warrant was for writing $70,000 in bad checks to the casino. TMZ reports that Porter wrote eight checks to the casino between June 30, 2012 and July 1, 2012. Three checks were for $10,000, four were for $5,000, and the final check was for $20,000. The checks were written in exchange for cash and /or gambling chips. The problem arose when the casino attempted to cash the checks and was informed that the bank refused to pay the money because Porter had put a stop payment on them. Porter was facing felony theft and fraud charges, but he reportedly paid the casino back all the money and was released from jail as a result. Porter, who was a four-time Pro Bowl linebacke...
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