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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

Hughes provides depth outside for Colts' 'D'

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
Colts' first-round draft pick Jerry Hughes should fill the bill nicely as an extra speedy pass rusher with a big-time burst off the edge.

Colts DT Foster accused of sexual assault

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis hotel worker has alleged in a lawsuit that Colts DT Eric Foster sexually assaulted her before the AFC championship game.

Colts sign RFA DT Johnson

Posted April 17, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
Following in the footsteps of fellow Colts starting DT Daniel Muir, restricted free agent Antonio Johnson has signed his one-year tender of $1.644 million.

Colts RFAs Bullitt, Muir sign contracts

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Indianapolis Star is reporting that key backup S Melvin Bullitt and starting DT Daniel Muir have signed one-year contracts with the Colts.

Colts could sorely miss versatile DL Brock

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Don't be surprised if the Colts spend a relatively high pick in the upcoming draft on a potential replacement for versatile DL Raheem Brock, whose contract was quietly terminated early in the offseason.

Christensen takes charge of Colts' play-calling

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Colts officially announced a substantial makeover of their coaching staff, but specifics on the input and authority of the coaches remain sketchy, with head coach Jim Caldwell yet to go into detail about the changes.

Colts officially announce coaching changes

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
The Colts officially announced the hirings of two coaches on Friday — WR coach Ron Turner and assistant offensive-line coach Ron Prince — in addition to altering the titles of four others on the staff.

Colts officially announce Terry signing

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Colts officially announced the signing Monday morning of free-agent OT Adam Terry. The 6-8, 335-pound Terry adds considerable beef to an offensive line that team president Bill Polian has vowed to make bigger and stronger this offseason.

Eagles bring back WR Baskett

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Eagles have re-signed WR Hank Baskett, who last played with the team in training camp in 2009 before being let go as one of the final cuts.

Lilja release latest unexpected Colts maneuver

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
With insiders still scratching their heads over the hiring of former Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner to a position on the Colts’ coaching staff that has yet to be specifically spelled out, the team continued to raise plenty of eyebrows ...

Eagles sign Marlin Jackson

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed former Colts CB Marlin Jackson to a two-year deal to play free safety.

Giants sign Sorgi to back up Eli

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that QB Jim Sorgi, who has been Peyton Manning’s backup for the past six seasons, now will compete to be the No. 2 behind Eli Manning in New York.

Report: Colts release starting OLG Lilja

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Fox Sports is reporting that the Colts have released OG Ryan Lilja, a sixth-year pro who started every game at left guard last season. 

Colts cut backup QB Sorgi

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Colts have released backup QB Jim Sorgi, according to the Indianapolis Star, who got the news from Sorgi’s agent, Matt Brei.

Brackett signing solidifies low-key Colts

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Colts took care of some significant business early Friday morning, agreeing to a new five-year deal with starting MLB and team leader Gary Brackett.

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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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