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Vance Walker

Vance Walker - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 304 lbs.
Birthday 04/26/1987
Birthplace Fort Mill, SC
College Georgia Tech
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 7th round, 1st pick by Falcons

Late INT by Huff seals Raiders win

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Michael Huff intercepted Matt Schaub's pass in the end zone on the final play to secure the Raiders 25-20 win over the Texans.

Pub Pen: Recalling Al Davis' role in Pro Football Weekly

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush recalls his relationship with Al Davis, who in addition to being an NFL legend, played an integral role in the growth of Pro Football Weekly.

Raiders place LB Brown on I.R., promote Tonga

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 2:55 a.m. ET
The Raiders placed LB Ricky Brown on injured reserve Saturday as a result of a concussion he suffered Sept. 25 against the Jets.

Davis family will retain ownership of Raiders

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 2:36 a.m. ET
Al Davis made certain that the Raiders would stay in his family, it was revealed Saturday after the death of the Raiders owner at the age of 82.

Reaction from around the NFL to the passing of Al Davis

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 10:30 p.m. ET
The death of Raiders owner Al Davis impacted people all around the league. Here is some of the reaction from fellow owners and coaches.

Davis definitely one of a kind

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
In over 50 years in pro football, one thing was for sure: Al Davis was going to do things his way. Bay Area columnist Glenn Dickey remembers the Raiders' owner.

Raiders owner Al Davis dead at age 82

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Raiders owner Al Davis, who managed the team for more than 50 years in a variety of roles, has passed away.

Al Davis: 1929-2011

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
It was Al Davis' willingness to buck the establishment that helped turn the NFL into the establishment in sports — the most successful sports league in American history.

Johnson believes Raiders' young corners will improve

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The lockout made things more difficult for the Raiders' rookie cornerbacks, CB Chris Johnson told PFW.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Patriots bounce back with win in Oakland

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Tom Brady bounced back from a four-interception performance by throwing for 226 yards, two touchdowns and committing no turnovers to help the Patriots beat the mistake-prone Raiders 31-19 Sunday.

Patriots-Raiders prediction

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain expects a difficult game for the Patriots on the road in Oakland.

Haynesworth to miss Week Four

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth did not make the trip to Oakland for New England's Week Four game against the Raiders.

Veldheer, O-line keys to Raiders' ground game

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Oakland's offensive line, led by second-year OLT Jared Veldheer, has been instrumental in the team's top-ranked rushing attack.

Patriots-Raiders matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 8:39 p.m. ET
The Patriots' third-down defense has not been able to get off the field since putting up a good performance in Week One.


Posted March 23, 2012
Walker has signed his $1.26 million tender as a restricted free agent.||||||| Walker had 25 tackles with two sacks in his third season with the Falcons in 2011. He also had a forced fumble and fumble recovery while playing in all 16 games as a backup last season. The Falcons would have received a seventh-round draft pick if another team signed Walker and Atlanta did not match the offer.