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...
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...
Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith held his starters out of the team's first live tackling scrimmage in hopes of avoiding injuries on Friday night.
The entire squad worked out in front of 6,000 fans at Peachtree Ridge High School, but when Smith whistled for the hitting and full-speed blocking to begin, the starters went to the sideline.
Smith gave all the players Saturday off...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012
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
Falcons defensive tackle Vance Walker has received and signed a tender offer of $1.26 million according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He was set to become a restricted free agent. Walker, 6-foot-2, 304 pounds, was a seventh round pick (210 overall) out of Georgia Tech in 2009. Source: The Redzone Attached Thumbnails
Atlanta recovered the ball after a Falcons defensive tackle Vance Walker (99) grabbed the arm of Houston Texans quarterback T.J. Yates (13), causing a fumble, in first quarter of an NFL football game on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, in Houston. AP
HOUSTON — T.J. Yates, who played his high school football at Pope High in Marietta, led the Houston Texans to a 17-10 victory over the Atlanta...