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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

Seahawks agree with TE Miller

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have agreed to a deal with PFW's best free agent still available, former Raiders TE Zach Miller.

Raiders re-structure Wimbley's deal

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
According to a report, the Raiders have rescinded the franchise tag on OLB Kamerion Wimbley and instead signed him to a five-year contract worth $48 million.

Huff's return gives Raiders greater flexibility

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
By re-signing FS Michael Huff, the Raiders will be able to use a unique formation on defense this season.

Moss' career arc, legacy unique

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 2 p.m. ET
Randy Moss' career didn't lack for brilliant moments, but controversy followed him at times.

Report: Randy Moss will retire

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
WR Randy Moss will retire, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday.

Raiders WR Ford to miss time with broken hand

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford could miss a few weeks of training camp due to a broken left hand, the team's head coach, Hue Jackson, told reporters on Sunday.

Report: Raiders re-sign S Huff

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The Raiders have lost CB Nnamdi Asomugha and OG Robert Gallery this offseason, but were able to re-sign S Michael Huff.

Raiders sign backup QB Edwards

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
Trent Edwards, who played for both the Bills and Jaguars last season, has agreed to a one-year contract with the Raiders.

Raiders go with Barnes over Gaither

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders have re-signed Khalif Barnes, giving the veteran offensive lineman a one-year contract.

Raiders reach deal with most of their draft class

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Raiders have signed most of their 2011 draft choices and they should be on the field for the team's first practice of the year.

QB Gradkowski agrees to sign with Bengals

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Former Raiders QB Bruce Gradkowski has agreed to sign with the Bengals, his agent Rick Smith announced on Twitter.

Wimbley deal could cost Raiders

Posted July 23, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
Raiders OLB Kamerion Wimbley had a breakout season in 2010, but the team's decision to give him the franchise tag could be a huge hit to the rest of the roster.

McClain, Routt key to Raiders' pass defense

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
MLB Rolando McClain and CB Stanford Routt have to improve their coverage skills for the Raiders to maintain their ranking as one of the NFL's top pass defenses.

QB Collins retires after 16 seasons

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Kerry Collins announced his retirement on Thursday. His career lasted 16 seasons with five different teams.

Raiders will make offensive free agents top priority

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Raiders might lose a lot of talent in free agency, but they are hoping to hold on to their two top offensive players set to hit the market: TE Zach Miller and RB Michael Bush.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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