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Derek Walker | Defensive Lineman

Team: Chicago Bears
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/16/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 270
College: Illinois
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Bears waived DE Derek Walker and WR Chris Summers.
A journeyman fourth-year pro, Walker briefly cracked the Seahawks' active roster in 2009, but never appeared in a game. The University of Illinois product is still only 25, but rapidly running out of time to get his career going. Sat, Aug 25, 2012 04:49:00 PM

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Bears signed DE Derek Walker to a one-year contract.

Walker has spent time with the 49ers and Seahawks over the past three years but has yet to record an NFL tackle. He's a long shot to make the Bears' roster.
Tue, Aug 7, 2012 01:15:00 PM

49ers claimed DE Derek Walker off waivers from the Seahawks.

At 6'4/270, Walker is a 'tweener for San Francisco's 3-4 system. We're guessing for now that he'll practice with the defensive linemen in Week 17 and perhaps audition at outside linebacker some during the offseason.
Mon, Dec 28, 2009 07:20:00 PM

Seahawks waived DE Derek Walker.

The Seahawks needed Walker's roster spot for WR Mike Hass. He'll likely end up back with the practice squad or the big team next week.
Sat, Dec 26, 2009 04:59:00 PM

Seahawks promoted DE Derek Walker from the practice squad.

The Tacoma News Tribune speculates that Walker was added to the active roster to protect against another team signing him this week.
Tue, Nov 10, 2009 07:06:00 PM

Seahawks waived DE Derek Walker.

Walker made the initial roster as an undrafted free agent from Illinois, but got caught in a numbers game. He could eventually land on the practice squad.
Mon, Sep 14, 2009 05:43:00 PM

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