HAMILTON -- The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the team has added import running back Daniel Porter to the practice roster.
Porter, a 5-10, 197-pound native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was named the Edmonton Eskimos Most Outstanding Rookie in 2010 after running for 603 yards and two touchdowns in six games.
The Louisiana Tech product registered 89 rushing yards, 12 receiving yards and three touchdowns this season before he was released on Sept. 12.
Porter arrives in Hamilton following the injury to backup running back Terry Grant.
The Ticats also announced that the team has released non-import defensive back Michael Carter.