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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

Raiders LB Curry still sidelined by injured knees

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:24 p.m. ET
Dennis Allen says Raiders LB Aaron Curry won't be taken off the PUP list until he is able to change direction at full speed.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Five minutes with a legend: Ted Hendricks

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Hall of Famer Ted Hendricks was a disruptive pass rusher and blocked-kick specialist for three Super Bowl champions.

Myers is early leader in Raiders' TE battle

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Brandon Myers is at the top of the Raiders' TE depth chart, but we hear the competition at the position is not over.

Raiders RB Goodson carted off field

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Raiders RB Mike Goodson was taken away from practice by ambulance following a helmet-to-helmet collision with teammate Philip Wheeler.

Patriots OG Gallery retires

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
After eight seasons, OG Robert Gallery has decided to retire, the Patriots announced Saturday.

Raiders sorting out backfield options to complement McFadden

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Raiders are looking for complementary running backs to emerge as they try to fill the void left by Michael Bush’s departure.

Wisniewski resigns from Raiders coaching staff

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
Raiders assistant offensive line coach Steve Wisniewski has resigned his position because of personal reasons.

Ravens add LBs Blackstock, Brown

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Ravens signed veteran LBs Darryl Blackstock and Ricky Brown, and OG Cord Howard the team announced Wednesday.

Ex-player Walker sues NFL over concussions

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Derrick Walker has sued the NFL in federal court, accusing it of not warning him about the risk of football-related concussions.

Raiders WR Heyward-Bey pleads no contest to DUI

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey pled no contest to DUI on Monday, multiple media outlets reported.

Raiders send WR Murphy to Panthers

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
The Raiders traded WR Louis Murphy to the Panthers, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Raiders, S Branch agree to four-year deal

Posted July 14, 2012 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
The Raiders agreed to a four-year deal with S Tyvon Branch, according to CBS Sports and NFL Network.

Ex-Raider faces three new murder charges

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
New murder charges have been filed against former Raiders DE Anthony Wayne Smith.

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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