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Vance Walker | Defensive Lineman

Team: Kansas City Chiefs
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/26/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 305
College: Georgia Tech
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Chiefs signed DL Vance Walker to a three-year, $13 million contract.
Walker will replace Tyson Jackson at left end in Kansas City's 3-4 scheme after spending the last five seasons as a 4-3 defensive tackle. He started 15 games in 2013, finishing with 40 tackles and three sacks. Walker should provide his most impact in sub-packages, where he'll have opportunities to rush the passer. He figures to wind up playing around 60 percent of the defensive snaps. Mar 14 - 7:31 PM

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Updating a previous item, DL Vance Walker has not signed with the Chiefs and remains a free agent.

The Green Bay Press-Gazette initially reported Walker agreed to a deal with the Chiefs. Walker's agent denied the report and says Walker will visit the Seahawks on Sunday. Walker was also previously scheduled to visit Green Bay.
Mar 14 - 10:18 AM

Chiefs agreed to terms with DL Vance Walker, formerly of the Raiders.

Walker was scheduled to visit the Packers next but won't make the trip. The soon-to-be 27-year-old can push the pocket some and play the run. He's mainly been a 4-3 defensive tackle but could replace Tyson Jackson at left end in Kansas City's 3-4. Walker started 15 games in 2013, amassing 40 tackles and three sacks.
Mar 14 - 9:24 AM

Free agent DT Vance Walker is visiting the Chiefs Thursday and is scheduled to meet with the Packers after.

Walker, 27 next month, has been a solidly productive interior lineman for the Falcons and Raiders the past two seasons. He plays average to above-average run defense and has eight sacks the past three years. Walker could be an option to replace Tyson Jackson at left end in Kansas City's 3-4 defense.
Mar 13 - 2:18 PM

The Raiders have made free agent DT Vance Walker an offer, but he's "scanning the market."

Playing on a one-year deal last season, Walker was an acceptable run plugger, but isn't worth overpaying. If he's not open to a take-it-or-leave-it offer, the Raiders should let him leave it.
Mar 12 - 1:14 PM

Raiders DT Vance Walker suffered a concussion in Oakland's Week 14 loss to the Jets.

Speaking Monday, coach Dennis Allen hinted Walker's concussion was severe. Playing on a one-year deal, Walker has been a solid run plugger along the Raiders' defensive line, playing 677 snaps. He should be considered week to week, but it sounds like there's a chance he ends up on injured reserve.
Mon, Dec 9, 2013 05:10:00 PM

Raiders signed DT Vance Walker, formerly of the Falcons.

Walker, who turns 26 next month, earned a reputation for solid run stopping in four seasons with Atlanta, and has five sacks over the past two years. The Raiders' roster is so weak that Walker projects as a possible Opening Day starter. Entering Monday, Rotoworld's Evan Silva ranked Walker as the 49th best free agent left on the market. A link to the full article is accessible at the link below.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 05:23:00 PM

Falcons re-signed restricted free agent DT Vance Walker to a one-year, $1.26 million contract.

Originally a seventh-round pick in 2009, Walker recorded 25 tackles, two sacks, and a forced fumble as a solid rotational lineman last season.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 03:38:00 PM

Falcons signed DT Vance Walker off their practice squad.

The Panthers had shown interest in Walker before the Falcons needed him due to Peria Jerry's season-ending injury. Walker will only provide depth.
Mon, Sep 21, 2009 03:35:00 PM

Falcons signed seventh-round DT Vance Walker to an undisclosed contract.

Walker (6'2/304), a first-team All-ACC selection at Georgia Tech, struggled with a bad ankle during Senior Week practices. A slow forty at the Combine pushed him further down the draft boards, but he profiles as a rotational lineman for the Falcons.
Fri, Jun 5, 2009 01:45:00 PM

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