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Oakland Raiders cornerback Tracy Porter was none too pleased that the jersey number that was already his was snatched away and given to Charles Woodson.
He cried foul on Twitter when it went down, but now he's softening his stance in a non-Twitter environment, writes Kevin Patra of NFL.com.
"The jersey situation is what it is," Porter said, via CSNBayArea.com. "It got some attention because I spoke out about it. I didn't like the way it was handled, but whatever man. I'm not going to leave camp because my jersey number was switched."
Porter now has number 31, but says he's trying to get number 22, the number he wore prior to signing with the Raiders. He'll have to work that out with it's current owner, running back Taiwan Jones.
Adn he's also still keeping an eye on profiting from the number 24, he joked. "Maybe .5 percent ownership in (Woodson's) winery or something like that. Honestly it's all good. I'm just trying to make it through my sixth NFL training camp."
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The Oakland Raiders announced via Twitter Friday that they signed K Sebastian Janikowski through 2017. The terms of the deal haven’t been released.
K Sebastian Janikowski has signed a four-year contract extension. pic.twitter.com/i2iIHIqVOO – @RAIDERS August 2nd
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