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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

AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC West.

Report: Raiders sign DT Henderson to two-year extension

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
While other teams look to limit their financial obligations to players with a lockout looming, the Raiders continued to spend Thursday, reportedly signing DT John Henderson to a two-year, $8 million deal.

Report: Raiders apply franchise tag to OLB Wimbley

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Raiders reportedly have placed the franchise tag on OLB Kamerion Wimbley, just hours before the window to tag players closed.

Report: Raiders extend CB Routt

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed CB Stanford Routt to a contract extension, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

AFC West 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
Matt Cassel had a sparkling 27-7 touchdown-to-interception ratio in directing the Chiefs to a surprising first-place finish in the AFC West.

Raiders TE Miller in 'wait-and-see mode'

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
With a lockout threatening to delay the start of free agency, Raiders TE Zach Miller told PFW he's in "wait-and-see mode" regarding his future in Oakland.

Report: Raiders re-sign DL Seymour, to franchise TE Miller

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
DL Richard Seymour reportedly has agreed to a multiyear deal with the Raiders, which will allow the team to place the franchise tag on TE Zach Miller.

Woodson hired as Raiders DB coach

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame DB Rod Woodson has been hired by the Raiders as the team's new secondary coach.

Raiders RB Bush arrested for drunk driving

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Michael Bush was arrested early Saturday for drunk driving, according to WLKY.com. He was arrested in Indiana at about 4:30 a.m.

Raiders to franchise DT Seymour

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Raiders are expected to use the franchise tag on DT Richard Seymour, for whom they gave up their first-round draft choice this year.

Raiders hire Biekert as LB coach

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Former Raiders LB Greg Biekert will remain in the silver and black, joining Hue Jackson's staff in Oakland as the team's linebackers coach.

Re-signing Wimbley on Raiders' to-do list

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:24 a.m. ET
OLB Kamerion Wimbley had one of the best seasons of his five-year career after being traded from the Browns to the Raiders for a third-round pick last offseason.

Vikings' Madieu Williams named Walter Payton Man of the Year

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Vikings S Madieu Williams was named the 2010 recipient of the Walter Payton Man of the Year award.

Bresnahan returns to Raiders

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
New Raiders head coach Hue Jackson has added another assistant, naming Chuck Bresnahan the team's defensive coach. It is Bresnahan's second stint with the Raiders.

Raiders hire Wylie to coach O-line

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The Raiders hired veteran coach Bob Wylie to be the team's new offensive line coach. Wylie has been coaching professional football for 18 years.

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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