Chargers sign Walton, promote Burwell from practice squad

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Chargers have signed veteran center J.D. Walton and promoted tackle Tyreek Burwell from the team's practice squad. The moves were necessary due to a number of injuries to offensive linemen in Sunday's loss at Minnesota. Walton started all 16 games at center for the New York Giants in 2014. He played for the Denver Broncos when their offensive coordinator...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles Worked Out Centers J.D. Walton & Lemuel Jeanpierre

The Philadelphia Eagles recently worked out free agents centers J.D. Walton and Lemuel Jeanpierre, according to Howard Balzer. Walton, 28, is a former third-round pick of the Broncos back in 2010. He spent three years with the team before be was waived and later claimed by the Redskins. The Giants wound up signing him to a two-year, $5 … The post Eagles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins release center J.D. Walton

Per Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, a league source has said that the Miami Dolphins have released veteran center J.D. Walton, who was signed back in March 19th. Walton's release saves the Dolphins $775,000 and creates $250,000 in dead money according to Overthecap.Walton, who was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the third round back in the 2010 NFL draft, has started every...
Via PhinManiacs
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins sign center J.D. Walton to a one-year deal

Almost immediately after his visit, the Miami Dolphins have signed veteran center J.D. Walton to a one-year deal in hopes of adding some much-needed depth to the offensive line.J.D. Walton, who has played mainly center but can also play guard, is being looked at as a reserve, according to Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post. Waldon is 27 years old and started for the New York...
Via PhinManiacs
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins are hosting QB Tarvaris Jackson and OL J.D. Walton

In addition to hosting wide receiver Michael Crabtree on a free agent visit, the Miami Dolphins will also host quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and offensive lineman J.D. Walton. It was originally reported by us and others that Crabtree's visit would be yesterday but that has since been clarified.Jackson is an intriguing name because he has the athleticism to scramble out of the pocket...
Via PhinManiacs
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Release C J.D. Walton, Free Up $3M In Cap Space

The New York Giants announced the release of C J.D. Walton on Monday. This move will allow 2014 second-round pick Weston Richburg to take over as the team’s center next season. Walton, 27, signed a two-year, $5 million contract that included $3 million guaranteed with the Giants back in March of last year. He would have made a ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants Sign J.D. Walton

  Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that the Giants have signed former Broncos C J.D. Walton. Walton, 26, bounced around a bit in the past year given that the Broncos waived him back in December of last year and was later claimed by the Redskins. Walton underwent surgery last year for a broken ankle, so it will be interesting to see how he if he’s capable of winning a starting...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Claim Former Broncos Center J.D. Walton off Waivers

The Washington Redskins claimed former Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton off waivers on Wednesday. Walton played two seasons with Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III in college. Walton (6-3, 305 pounds) was drafted by Denver in the 3rd round of the 2010 draft out of Baylor. He has not played since breaking his left ankle in [...]
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins claim RG3's college center off waivers

The Washington Redskins have acquired Robert Griffin III's college center, claiming J.D. Walton off waivers from the Denver Broncos. Griffin and Walton were teammates for two seasons at Baylor before starting their NFL careers. Walton was a third-round pick by the Broncos in 2010 and started 36 games, but he's been sidelined since Week 4 of last season because of a severe ankle...
Via Associated Press
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins Claim C J.D. Walton Off Waivers From The Broncos

Mike Klis reports that the Washington Redskins have claimed C J.D. Walton off of waivers from the Denver Broncos. Denver released Walton on Tuesday, which was a bit of a surprising move given that they once saw him as a long-term option at center. That was of course before he suffered a broken ankle back in 2012 and would later have a setback this summer. Since then, the Broncos...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

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