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Report: Joey Porter Arrested After Altercation Outside Pittsburgh Bar [Update]

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Steelers assistant coach and former All-Pro linebacker Joey Porter is in trouble with the law after being arrested outside a South Side Pittsburgh bar hours after his team’s playoff win over the Miami Dolphins, according to police.

Porter was reportedly placed into a police car after an altercation with law enforcement arising from security guards at The Flats bar calling cops about an “unruly customer” around 9:30 p.m. Sunday night.


The Steelers told Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reporter Joe Rutter that they are “still gathering information” about the incident.


Update (11:36 p.m.): Here’s the KDKA story from its 11pm newscast:

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