VALLOS AT A GLANCE:
VALLOS AT A GLANCE:
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Seattle as a draft choice 7/13/07; Released by Seattle 9/1/07; Signed by Seattle (practice squad) 9/4/07; Signed by Seattle 1/14/08; Waived by Seattle 9/5/10; Acquired via waivers by Cleveland 9/6/10; Signed by Philadelphia 3/19/12; Released by Philadelphia 8/31/12; Signed by Philadelphia 9/18/12; Released by Philadelphia 10/23/12; Signed by Jacksonville 10/30/12; Released by Jacksonville 11/3/12; Signed by Jacksonville 11/5/12; Signed by Denver 7/28/13.
2012: Vallos played four games in 2012, appearing in two contests each for Philadelphia and Jacksonville, including one start for the Jaguars... Committed just one penalty and did not allow a sack.
2011: Vallos appeared in one game for Cleveland.
2010: Vallos played seven games for Cleveland.
2009: Vallos appeared in all 16 games (3 starts) for the second-consecutive season for Seattle... Did not commit a penalty and allowed just .25 sacks.
2008: Vallos played all 16 games (5 starts) as a rookie for Seattle... Flagged just once for a false start penalty and allowed one sack on the season.
COLLEGE: Vallos started a school-record 48 games at Wake Forest University... Earned All-America and All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors as a senior after grading out at 90 percent for the season with 92.5 knockdown blocks....Named to the honorable mention All-ACC team after starting all 11 games for the Demon Deacons and helping the team average more than 197 rushing yards per game that led the conference as a junior... Selected to the second team All-ACC as a sophomore by the media and first-team All-ACC by Rivals.com after starting 11 games for the Deacons, appearing at every offensive line position except center... Earned third-team Freshman All-America and Freshman All-ACC honors as a redshirt freshman after starting all 12 games and averaging 8.2 knockdowns per game.
PERSONAL: Vallos earned varsity letters in football, wrestling and track and field (discus and shot put) at Boardman High School in Boardman, Ohio... Earned first-team all-conference honors in football and track...Received honorable mention on the AP All-Ohio team... Played in the North-South and Big 33 all-star games...Set school wrestling records for single-season (24) and career (58) pins... Steve Vallos was born on December 28, 1983 in Youngstown, Ohio.
Jacob Tamme knows he could be called to play in the slot and replace Wes Welker, who has been ruled out of Thursday's game against the Chargers.
Defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio talks to the press after Wednesday's practice.
Offensive coordinator Adam Gase talks to the press after Wednesday's practice.
Head Coach John Fox talks to the press after Wednesday's practice.