Originally written on Fox Sports Tennessee  |  Last updated 5/14/13

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 13: Tight end Delanie Walker #46 of the San Francisco 49ers during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the Universtity of Phoenix Stadium on September 13, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The 49ers defeated the Cardinals 20-16. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. After spending all seven years of his NFL career with the San Francisco 49ers, tight end Delanie Walker knew change was inevitable. But he admits joining a new team to take the over lead role at the position has felt weird. Its like youre getting a divorce, Walker said with a chuckle. And now you get a new wife. You gotta learn all over again. You are on your best behavior. Walker joining the Titans via free agency was a match not made in heaven, but rather by circumstance. After playing in the shadow of Pro Bowl tight end Vernon Davis, Walker wanted to be the lead man at tight end. Having lost former tight end Jared Cook to the St. Louis Rams through free agency, theTitans needed a lead dance partner at the position. Thus, the marriage between Walker and the Titans when he signed March 14. When I was with the Niners, I played 70 percent of the time, said Walker, who had 21 catches for a career-high 244 yards and three touchdowns last season. Being here and ha...
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