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VANCE WALKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

With Vance Walker, Chiefs got better, and saved money, too

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- As we know, the Chiefs simply didn't have the salary cap space to make a big splash in free agency. That was last year's narrative. But this year they did make a rather shrewd signing when they recently inked former Raiders defensive tackle Vance Walker to a three-year, $13.75 million deal. Walker, if you believe the stats, is a better and cheaper version...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs sign DE Vance Walker

Vance Walker has been one of the most underrated interior defensive linemen in the NFL over the past 2 seasons. He’s been an above average starter in both Atlanta and Oakland over the past 2 seasons, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 17th ranked defensive tackle and 36th ranked defensive tackle in the past 2 seasons respectively. Despite his strong 2012 in Atlanta, he was only...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign former Raiders DT Vance Walker

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs signed former Raiders defensive tackle Vance Walker to a three-year deal Friday, filling one of their needs, and announced the signing of linebacker Frank Zombo. Walker was a seventh-round pick of the Falcons in 2009, and provided valuable depth while appearing in 58 games for them over his first four seasons. He started 15 games for the Raiders last...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs Signing DL Vance Walker

  Pete Dougherty reports that sources have informed him DL Vance Walker is signing with the Kansas City Chiefs. Reports came out on Thursday that the Packers were hoping to meet with Walker, but he had to leave Kansas City in order for this to be a possibility, and it appears as though the Chiefs got the deal finalized. Walker, 26, signed a one-year contract with the Raiders last...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Raiders Have Offer Out To DT Vance Walker

  According to Scott Bair of CSN Bay Area, the Oakland Raiders have an offer out to free agent DT Vance Walker. However, Walker is reportedly “scanning the market” as of right now, according to Bair. Walker, 26, came over from the Falcons last year when he signed a one-year contract. He appeared in 15 games for the Raiders and totaled 40 tackles and three sacks. Pro...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders draft countdown: Jadeveon Clowney

Breaking down the first of five prospects the Raiders need to shoot for in the 2014 NFL Draft: Jadeveon Clowney. In 2013, the Oakland Raiders were a mess on both sides of the ball. While their offense could barely gain a first down, the defense could not stop giving up first downs. Right defensive end Lamarr Houston provided the only consistent pressure. Defensive tackle Vance Walker...
Via isportsweb.com
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders Potential Breakout Player of 2013: Vance Walker

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player (rookies don’t count) for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Oakland Raiders, that player...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: DT Vance Walker

The Raiders most recent free agent addition was, Vance Walker, a former 7th round DT taken by Atlanta in the 2009 draft.  Walker, a long shot to make the roster as a 7th round pick, not only made the roster but worked his way up the Falcons’ depth chart culminating in 9 starts last season after never having more than 2 starts in the 3 years prior. The Raiders will give him...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
March 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons Free Agent Decision: Vance Walker

The Falcons are facing a lot of decisions this off-season and that starts with their 14 unrestricted free agents. We will go through them one by one and decide whether or not the Falcons should re-sign them. A lot of times it's not as easy as it looks as some decisions have more than just roster spot implications. We also have to think about the salary cap as it is expected...
Via Grits Blitz
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons keeping Vance Walker, Joe Zelenka

Falcons defensive tackle Vance 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...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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