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Breaking News - Fresh off a trip to the Super Bowl, Delanie Walker cashes in, signing a four-year deal with the Tennessee Titans.
NFL Impact - Delanie is one of the NFL’s best blocking players. He is also a phenomenal special teams player. The 49ers used him in all types of packages and positions and he could be one of the most underrated players in the NFL when talking to the casual fan. To the “professional” football observer, Delanie was an invaluable tool for the Niners and they will miss him.
He often played at TE and Full Back with regularity and made everyone else’s jobs easier, including Frank Gore. Somewhere, Gore is crying himself to sleep tonight. On the flip-side, Jake Locker and Chris Johnson should be doing backflips on this news.
This likely means that the Titans are done trying to hold onto brooding free agent Jared Cook. Cook had been a priority for the Titans and was most likely a target for the franchise tag. But with Cook battling to be labeled a wide receiver, t...
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Free agent tight end Delanie Walker has agreed to a four-year deal with the Tennessee Titans.Walker is expected to take over for Titans free agent TE Jared Cook. Walker will help out the Titans run game more than their pass game.With the depature of Walker the 49ers will look to the draft for another TE.In other free agent news:Dashon Goldson is meeting with the Buccaneers.Ricky...
I really didn’t think anyone would sign Delanie Walker other than the 49ers. Because of his specific role in their system, he was more valuable to them as a 2nd tight end than to anyone else. Apparently the Titans disagreed as they outbid the 49ers for him and will pay him like a starter, giving him 4 years, 17.5 million with 8.6 million guaranteed. He’s a very good blocker,...
The Tennessee Titans came out of gate firing today as they’ve reach agreements with both tight end Delanie Walker and guard Andy Levitre.
The deal for Andy Levitre with the #Titans is for 6 years, and worth $46.8 million.
— Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) March 12, 2013
Tians and 49ers TE Delanie Walker reached agreement in a principle on a four-year deal.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A person familiar with the situation says the Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with Buffalo guard Andy Levitre and San Francisco tight end Delanie Walker to open free agency.
The person spoke to The Associated Press Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the deals both are pending the players passing physicals.
Levitre will help plug a big...
The Titans signed a tight end, but he’s nowhere close to the talent they expect to lose. Adam Schefter is reporting that versatile h-back/tight end Delanie Walker has agreed to terms on a 4 year deal with Tennessee.
Tennessee signed former 49ers TE Delanie Walker to a 4-year, 17.5 million deal that included $8.6 million guaranteed.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12...
Tight end Delanie Walker has reached an agreement in principle on a four-year deal with the Tennessee Titans.Fantasy Spin:Walker served a variety of roles for San Franciscom including blocking tight end and fullback. His signing could be a signal that Tennessee won't bring back free agent Jared Cook.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Titans have in fact reached agreement in a principle with free agent TE Delanie Walker on a four-year deal.
Walker was expected to draw a good deal of interest, but clearly the Titans had an aggressive plan in place as they’re already reported to have signed G Andy Levitre as well.
We have him listed as the No. 49 best available player...
Per Adam Schefter, 49ers free agent tight end Delanie Walker has agreed on a contract with the Titans. The Tennessean’s Jim Wyatt reports the same.
The deal is reportedly for four years.
Though behind Vernon Davis on the depth chart, Walker was valued by the 49ers for his blocking. He also had a career-best 344 receiving yards and three touchdowns last season.
The Tennessee Titans started free agency with a bang and continue to shoot off their gun. Not only did they manage to sign the top guard in Free Agency (Andy Levitre) they also were able to sign an up and coming tight end that can not only block but possesses the speed needed to be a difference maker (Delanie Walker).
Day two the Titans signed running back Shonn Greene. Looking...
The Tennessee Titans made a big splash on the opening day of free agency, signing guard Andy Levitre, formerly of the Buffalo Bills, and tight end Delanie Walker, formerly of the San Francisco 49ers, to multi-year contracts. They also re-signed fullback Quinn Johnson.
In my analysis of the free agent guard class, I identified Levitre as "the clear best option." Apparently...
After losing Delanie Walker to the Titans and having Dashon Goldson get wined and dined by the Buccaneers, the 49ers saw their Tuesday draw to a close with losing an actual starter to another team and having his back-up set up a meeting with the same team.
Not the best first day of free agency for the 49ers.
That starter on his way out of San Francisco is nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga...