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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

Loss of Clark puts Colts in tight spot

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Colts are likely to use a TE-by-committee approach to replace All-Pro Dallas Clark.

Colts announce that TE Clark will have surgery, go on I.R.

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
The Colts announced Friday that TE Dallas Clark will have wrist surgery next week and will be placed on the injured reserve list.

Colts' offense decimated by injuries

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Colts continue to receive bad news on the injury front on the offensive side of the ball.

Manning will earn MVP stripes if he keeps Colts afloat

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The news keeps getting worse for the Colts on the injury front, but if Peyton Manning can keep the team afloat he deserves to be the league's MVP.

Colts WR Collie underwent thumb surgery

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The Colts announced that WR Austin Collie underwent thumb surgery and that there is no set time for his return to action.

Polian: Clark's wrist injury is 'uncommon'

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Colts president Bill Polian said TE Dallas Clark will be out indefinitely with an "uncommon" wrist injury.

Reports: Colts TE Clark has wrist injury

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
According to multiple web reports on Wednesday evening, Colts TE Dallas Clark will be sidelined indefinitely with a wrist injury.

Colts suspend P McAfee one game after public intoxication arrest

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Colts president Bill Polian released a statement on Wednesday announcing that P Pat McAfee has been suspended for one game after McAfee's arrest early Wednesday morning for public intoxication.

Angerer impressive in first start for Colts

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
Rookie LB Pat Angerer earned high marks from teammate Gary Brackett and the coaching staff in his first NFL start.

Colts P McAfee arrested for public intoxication

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
Colts P Pat McAfee was arrested early Wednesday morning for public intoxication after being found soaking wet and shirtless near in a canal located in a popular nightlife district in Indianapolis.

Fumbles lead to Moore's release from Colts

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Indianapolis Star reports the Colts have cut WR-RS Kenny Moore, who fumbled twice in the team's Week Six win over the Redskins.

Redskins' defense missed opportunities against Colts

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The Redskins can point directly to (at least) two missed interceptions, along with a few other defensive missteps, as the reason they could not beat the Colts.

Colts need Addai, others to get healthy during bye

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
If the Colts can get RB Joseph Addai and a few others healthy during the bye week, they could be gearing up for one of their patented runs.

NBC wins ratings battle vs. playoff baseball

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Colts-Redskins game drew a 13.2 overnight TV rating, as NBC's number continue to go up while airing against playoff baseball.

Manning throws for over 300 yards in Colts win over Redskins

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns Sunday night, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a 27-24 win over the Washington Redskins.

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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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