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Walter Powell | Wide Receiver | #19

Team: Buffalo Bills
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/23/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 189
College: Murray State
Drafted: 2014 / Rd. 6 (196) / ARZ
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NFL suspended Bills WR Walter Powell four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Powell caught 14 passes across nine games for the Bills' undermanned receiver corps last season. Powell had been in the mix for Buffalo's No. 3 job. That's how dire things are in Buffalo. The ban could imperil Powell's 53-man roster odds, but ESPN's Mike Rodak theorizes it could actually help him, as now the Bills don't have to make a decision on his status until October. Jun 8 - 3:42 PM

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Bills placed WR Walter Powell on injured reserve with an ankle injury, ending his season.

Powell went down in Sunday's win over the Jaguars. A journeyman third-year pro, Powell is headed for restricted free agency. If retained, he'll fight for one of Buffalo's final roster spots in 2017.
Tue, Nov 29, 2016 03:59:00 PM

Bills WR Walter Powell was carted off with an ankle injury in Sunday's Week 12 game against the Jaguars.

He was ruled out for the game with what appears to be a severe injury. Powell is a situational slot receiver in Buffalo's offense.
Sun, Nov 27, 2016 03:23:00 PM

Bills declared WR Walter Powell, OT Cyrus Kouandjio, DT Corbin Bryant, TE Gerald Christian, CB Marcus Roberson, LB Brandon Spikes, and QB Cardale Jones inactive for Week 11 against the Bengals.

No surprises in this group. NT Marcell Dareus is back for the Bills.
Sun, Nov 20, 2016 11:33:00 AM

Bills WR Walter Powell made the initial 53-man roster.

Powell opened camp behind both Greg Little and Dez Lewis on the depth chart, but he played well enough to knock both off the roster. A 2014 sixth-round pick of the Cardinals, Powell has spent most of his career on various practice squads. He has no value as the Bills' fifth receiver.
Sat, Sep 3, 2016 07:56:00 AM

Bills promoted WR Walter Powell from the practice squad.

Robert Woods (groin) is expected to miss Week 16, but Powell is a strict return specialist.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 04:24:00 PM

Raiders signed WR Walter Powell.

Powell had been on the Bills' practice squad. The return specialist has played six career snaps on offense.
Fri, Oct 16, 2015 03:20:00 PM

Jets claimed WR Walter Powell off waivers from the Cardinals.

Powell is an undersized, athletically-deficient prospect out of Murray State. The Jets would have been better off keeping Quincy Enunwa stashed on the 53.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014 05:10:00 PM

Cardinals waived WR Walter Powell.

He got beaten out by John and Jaron Brown in training camp. The 196th pick in May's draft, Powell figures to land with the Cardinals' practice squad.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 05:12:00 PM

Cardinals signed sixth-round WR Walter Powell to a four-year contract.

Powell (5-foot-11 1/8, 189) set Murray State receiving records all across the board during his career. He isn't overly explosive, as evidenced by a 4.63 forty and 31.5-inch vertical. Powell will have to show well on special teams.
Wed, May 21, 2014 01:25:00 PM

Cardinals selected Murray State WR Walter Powell with the No. 196 overall pick in the NFL draft.

Powell (5-foot-11 1/8, 189) is the Racers' all-time leader in receptions (208), receiving yards (2,650), and receiving scores (29). He added three career special teams TDs, two on punt returns and one on a kickoff. Unfortunately, Powell ran 4.63 at the Combine with a 31 1/2-inch vertical, and sub-200-pound receivers without top speed are generally NFL long shots. Powell was also arrested last October for domestic violence, though charges were dropped. He's a low-ceiling special teams/slot receiver prospect who may have a tough time making the Cardinals' 53.
Sat, May 10, 2014 04:35:00 PM

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