Brooks: Luck vs. Kaepernick
Andrew Luck and Colin
Kaepernick are emerging stars. Which QB is better? Bucky Brooks' pick might surprise you. More ...
Portis was pulled over May 5 for allegedly speeding when a Washington State Patrol officer reported noticing "a strong odor of intoxicants coming from the vehicle." Portis reportedly sported "watery, bloodshot eyes" and admitted to downing tequila before taking the wheel.
This week, Pete Carroll's Seahawks came under fire after defensive end Bruce Irvin's suspension for performance-enhancing substance use. Irvin's suspension marked the seventh Seattle player to test positive for a banned substance since 2011.
Portis, 26, gave the Seahawks an athletic backup behind quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Brady Quinn, but he was no lock to make the roster even before his Cinco de Mayo mishap. Jerrod Johnson will step into the third QB spot for now, but don't be surprised if the Seahawks go on the hunt for a more reliable third option.