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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 Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Raiders are off to woeful starts, and the Chargers are 2-0 for the first time since 2006.

Bush leads Dolphins to first win in Philbin era

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns Sunday, and the Dolphins won a home opener for the first time since 2005 by beating the Raiders 35-13.

Raiders make roster moves before Dolphins game

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Raiders have placed WR Jacoby Ford on season-ending injured reserve and CB Ron Bartell on the reserved/injured list.

Key matchup: Raiders RB Darren McFadden vs. Dolphins front seven

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
In Friday’s key matchup, respective team strengths will be facing off in a big game for two struggling teams, the Raiders and Dolphins.

Raiders WR Ford to undergo surgery on foot

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Jacoby Ford will undergo surgery on his left foot and is expected to be out for “a significant amount of time,” head coach Dennis Allen said.

AFC West Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers and the Chargers get off on the right foot with a win over the Raiders. We take a spin around the AFC West after Week One.

Raiders sign FB Reece to extension

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced a contract extension with FB Marcel Reece on Tuesday.

McClain sets out to prove Raiders can rely on him

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Raiders expect MLB Rolando McClain to be more of a leader and a more effective defender in his third season.

Report: Steelers to sign CB Van Dyke

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Former Raiders CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will sign with the Steelers, according to Pro Football Talk.

Raiders sign WR Hagan

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The Raiders announced Thursday that they have signed veteran free-agent WR Derek Hagan.

Raiders cut CB Van Dyke, sign Hanson

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Raiders have completely restarted at cornerback.

Raiders claim three off waivers

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders have claimed DB Phillip Adams, LB Keenan Clayton and OT Willie Smith off waivers.

WR Parrish agrees to terms with Raiders

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Hours after being released by the Chargers, WR Roscoe Parrish agreed to terms with the Raiders, Pro Football Talk first reported.

Raiders reduce roster to 75

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Raiders have reduced the team's active roster to the maximum of 75 players in advance of the NFL's Monday deadline.

Raiders show concern for C Wisniewski

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said C Stefen Wisniewski needs more reps and falls further behind with each day of practice he misses.

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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