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Erik Walden

Erik Walden - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 08/21/1985
Birthplace Dublin, GA
College Middle Tennessee State
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 6th round, 1st pick by Cowboys

Colts place WR Gonzalez on I.R.

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Colts have placed WR Anthony Gonzalez (knee) on injured reserve and have promoted RB Andre Brown from the practice squad.

Colts showing a lot of Hart

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
While no one is sure how long Joe Addai will be out, we hear the Colts couldn't be happier with the way backup RB Mike Hart has picked up the slack.

Colts rookie OG McClendon will be listed as a TE on Sunday

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Colts announced on Friday that rookie OG Jacques McClendon will be active for the first time this season on Sunday against the Eagles. McClendon will wear No. 80 and be listed as a tight end.

Colts beat Texans 30-17, take division lead

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for two touchdowns and Mike Hart ran for a career-high 84 yards as the Colts held on for a 30-17 victory over Houston.

Monday-night inactives

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
The following players are inactive for the Monday-night game between the Texans and Colts.

Irsay says Manning will get new contract after season

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning is due for a contract extension, but according to team owner Jim Irsay, it will have to wait until the season is over.

Colts rookie WR White about to get his chance

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 10:39 p.m. ET
With Austin Collie recovering from thumb surgery and other receivers nicked up, rookie WR Blair White figures to get a fair share of snaps in the Indianapolis offense, according to AFC South Whispers.

Saturday injury report for Texans-Colts

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Eight Monday-night game, Houston at Indianapolis, showing the status of each injured player and to what degree each participated in his team's practices.

Colts RB Addai doubtful; Brown should return

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
The Colts don't expect to have starting RB Joseph Addai for Monday night's game against the Texans.

Lack of depth at DT spot could impact Colts

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
While injuries to high-profile offensive players grabbed most of the headlines during the Colts' bye week, the loss of DT Antonio Johnson, who is out indefinitely after undergoing knee surgery, also could loom large.

Colts make roster moves, put Clark on I.R.

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The Colts made a series of roster moves on Tuesday, including placing All-Pro TE Dallas Clark on injured reserve.

Report: Colts will sign P Kapinos

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Colts will sign P Jeremy Kapinos to punt in the Colts' Week Eight game against the Texans. Starting P Pat McAfee is suspended for the game.

Report: Manning contract extension talks tabled until offseason

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
The Colts will wait until after the 2010 season to discuss a contract extension with QB Peyton Manning, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported Sunday morning.

Report: Colts WR Gonzalez tweaks ankle

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 10:49 a.m. ET
Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez, who has been out since the season opener with a high ankle sprain, recently tweaked the injury, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Colts rookie Angerer shows fine leadership

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Not only did MLB Pat Angerer record some impressive stats during his first start in Week Six, the second-round rookie proved just as adept at directing the Indianapolis defense.

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Posted March 12, 2013
The Colts reached an agreement in principle with Walden on Tuesday.||||||| Walden became a key player for the Packers injury-riddled defense each of the past two seasons and at 6-2, 250 has the ideal size for Pagano's defense. The former sixth-round draft pick had 106 tackles, six sacks, six passes defensed and two interceptions with Green Bay in 2011 and 2012.
Posted July 31, 2012
The NFL has suspended Walden for the regular-season opener for violating the league's personal conduct policy. The league announced the punishment Tuesday and said Walden would not be paid for the Sept. 9 game against San Francisco.||||||| In February, Walden reached a deferred judgment agreement to resolve a disorderly conduct-domestic abuse charge without pleading guilty. Walden spent last Thanksgiving weekend in jail after a dispute with his girlfriend. He agreed to perform 50 hours of community service and continue counseling.
Posted April 23, 2012
The Packers have re-signed outside linebacker Erik Walden.||||||| Walden appeared in 16 games for the Packers last season, with 15 starts. He had three sacks, two passes defensed and a fumble recovery that he returned for a touchdown. He originally signed with the Packers as a free agent in October 2010 and went on to play in nine games with two starts that season, along with another three starts in the postseason.
Posted Nov. 28, 2011
Walden was released from jail Monday after spending the weekend behind bars following his arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. Walden was arrested Friday in Brown County on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend at their apartment near Green Bay. County District Attorney John Zakowski said Walden's girlfriend originally told police they were arguing and he pushed her but she has changed her story to say she hit him first.||||||| No formal charges have been filed, though prosecutors are still investigating. Zakowski said he needs more time to interview others to see if this is a case of miscommunication or if the woman is trying to protect Walden. He is scheduled to return to court Dec. 7.
Posted Nov. 25, 2011
Walden was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony domestic violence/substantial battery and will remain in the Brown County Jail until at least Monday.||||||| Walden allegedly assaulted his live-in girlfriend at the couple's apartment in Lawrence, just outside of Green Bay. Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Brown County Court is closed for the weekend, so while Walden's teammates have the next three days off following the team's 27-15 Thanksgiving Day victory at Detroit, Walden will remain in jail.

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