Former NFL linebacker Joey Porter was released from jail Monday after squaring a five-figure debt owed to the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas.
Porter was arrested on Friday after being stopped for a traffic violation in Bakersfield, Calif. He was later detained when the officers saw he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest due to a theft and bad check complaint filed earlier this year. According to the Associated Press, Porter was released pending dismissal of the charge after paying the $70,000 he owed to the Hard Rock Casino.
Per the report, Porter had received several IOU markers from the casino in June.
Porter retired from the NFL after 13 years in the league. Porter most recently played for the Arizona Cardinals after spending time with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Miami Dolphins.