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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

Report: Colts seventh-rounders Conner, Fisher agree to contracts

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Colts have agreed to terms on deals with rookie CB-RS Ray Fisher and rookie LB Kavell Conner, according to a report from The Indianapolis Star.

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 8:41 a.m. ET
In the third installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC South teams.

Colts' Session, Wheeler only going to get better

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
SLB Philip Wheeler and WLB Clint Session made major strides in 2009 in their second and third seasons, respectively. With Session now locked in at his natural position and Wheeler beginning the season a starter, even bigger things are expected ...

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Polian discusses approach to Manning negotiations

Posted July 05, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Speaking over the weekend, Colts president Bill Polian offered some insight as to how he is handling the ongoing contract talks with QB Peyton Manning's agent, Tom Condon, a situation that also faces the Patriots and QB Tom Brady.

Ugoh, Pollak getting second chances with Colts

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, both Tony Ugoh, a second-round pick in 2007, and Mike Pollak, a second-round pick in ’08, feel like they’ve been granted new leases on life in pursuit of possible starting OG berths this coming ...

Colts hoping for much more from DT Moala

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
It appears everybody connected with the Colts is envisioning a much bigger contribution in 2010 from DT Fili Moala, who played very sparingly in his rookie season.

Colts sign FS Bethea to new contract

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Colts have one fewer contract concern to worry about after announcing the signing of restricted free-agent FS Antoine Bethea to a new contract early Friday afternoon.

Focused Peyton will keep Colts atop division

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Despite some chinks in their state-of-the-art armor, the Colts figure to remain on an elite course as long as Peyton Manning continues giving his all. 

Contract issues cloud Colts' minicamp

Posted June 06, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Sources on the scene at the Colts' mandatory minicamp said there was no denying the camp-long concern created by the absences of three Pro Bowlers — WR Reggie Wayne, DE Robert Mathis and FS Antonie Bethea.

Expectations doubled for Colts rookie Fisher

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
No Colts rookie will be counted on more this coming season than seventh-rounder Ray Fisher, who the team hopes will pick up the slack in a shorthanded CB corps, in addition to returning kickoffs.

Colts rookie CB Thomas could miss season

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Friday that rookie CB Kevin Thomas, the team's third-round pick in last month's draft, suffered a knee injury in the team's rookie camp that could cause him to miss the 2010 season.

McClendon could crack Colts' starting O-line

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
We hear the only Colts rookie with a real shot at becoming a starter right away is fourth-round draft pick Jacques McClendon, who is expected to get a shot at competing for one of the starting OG jobs.

2010 draft choices by team: Colts

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2010 NFL draft.

Colts excited about return of Sanders, Gonzalez

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
No matter how successful a draft the Colts have this year, they figure to benefit immensely from the return to action of Bob Sanders and Anthony Gonzalez, two key players who were out with injuries much of last season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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