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Vance Walker
DE #96
Height:
6-2
Weight:
305
Age:
29
College:
Georgia Tech
Hometown:
Fort Mill, S.C.
Experience:
8
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 171 119 52 12.0 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 2 1
2015 DEN 15 4 33 23 10 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 KC 16 2 19 14 5 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 OAK 15 15 40 29 11 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 ATL 16 9 32 21 11 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2011 ATL 16 0 18 13 5 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2010 ATL 16 1 16 11 5 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2009 ATL 10 1 13 8 5 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BAL W 19-13 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @KC W 31-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @DET W 24-12 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 MIN W 23-20 3 2 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @OAK W 16-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @CLE W 26-23 5 3 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 GB W 29-10 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 @IND L 24-27 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 KC L 13-29 6 3 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CHI W 17-15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 NE W 30-24 1 1 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @SD W 17-3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 OAK L 12-15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @PIT L 27-34 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 CIN W 20-17 5 4 1 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 SD W 27-20 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

WALKER AT A GLANCE:
• An eighth-year defensive end who appeared in 104 regular-season games (32 starts) and seven postseason contests (2 starts) with Atlanta (2009-12), Oakland (2013), Kansas City (2014) and Denver (2015).
• Totaled 172 tackles (120 solo), 12 sacks (73 yds.), two passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in his first seven seasons.
• Produced multiple sacks in each of his last five seasons (2011-15), including two sacks (16 yds.) for the Broncos in 2015 while adding to 33 tackles (22 solo).
• Started a personal-best 15 games for the Raiders in 2013, totaling a career-high 40 tackles (29 solo) and three sacks (15 yds.).
• Played 49 games (29 starts) for Georgia Tech, racking up 110 tackles (69 solo), 13 sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
• Named a finalist for the 2008 Bednarik Award, presented annually to the nation’s top defensive player, and was a first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection his senior year.
• Joined the Broncos as a free agent on March 12, 2015.
• Selected by the Falcons in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Atlanta as a draft choice 6/5/09; Waived by Atlanta 9/5/09; Signed by Atlanta (practice squad) 9/6/09; Signed by Atlanta (active roster) 9/21/09; Signed by Oakland as an unrestricted free agent 3/18/13; Signed by Kansas City as an unrestricted free agent 3/14/14; Released by Kansas City 3/6/15; Signed by Denver 3/12/15.

WALKER AT A GLANCE:
• An eighth-year defensive end who appeared in 104 regular-season games (32 starts) and seven postseason contests (2 starts) with Atlanta (2009-12), Oakland (2013), Kansas City (2014) and Denver (2015).
• Totaled 172 tackles (120 solo), 12 sacks (73 yds.), two passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in his first seven seasons.
• Produced multiple sacks in each of his last five seasons (2011-15), including two sacks (16 yds.) for the Broncos in 2015 while adding to 33 tackles (22 solo).
• Started a personal-best 15 games for the Raiders in 2013, totaling a career-high 40 tackles (29 solo) and three sacks (15 yds.).
• Played 49 games (29 starts) for Georgia Tech, racking up 110 tackles (69 solo), 13 sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries.
• Named a finalist for the 2008 Bednarik Award, presented annually to the nation’s top defensive player, and was a first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection his senior year.
• Joined the Broncos as a free agent on March 12, 2015.
• Selected by the Falcons in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Atlanta as a draft choice 6/5/09; Waived by Atlanta 9/5/09; Signed by Atlanta (practice squad) 9/6/09; Signed by Atlanta (active roster) 9/21/09; Signed by Oakland as an unrestricted free agent 3/18/13; Signed by Kansas City as an unrestricted free agent 3/14/14; Released by Kansas City 3/6/15; Signed by Denver 3/12/15.

2015: Walker posted 33 tackles (22 solo) and two sacks (16 yds.) in his first season in Denver... Notched five tackles (3 solo) in Denver’s three postseason contests... Started and made three tackles in his Broncos debut vs. Bal. (9/13)... Started at K.C. (9/17)... Made one tackle at Det. (9/27)... Recorded three tackles (2 solo) vs. Min. (10/4)... Saw action on defense at Oak. (10/11)... Registered two tackles (1 solo) vs. G.B. (11/1)... Posted three tackles (1 solo) at Ind. (11/8)... Recorded a career-best six tackles (3 solo) vs. K.C. (11/15)... Was inactive at Chi. (11/22)... Posted his first sack of the season (7 yds.) vs. N.E. (11/29)... Played in his 100th career game and posted one solo tackle at S.D. (12/6)... Saw action on defense vs. Oak. (12/13) and at Pit. (12/20)... Sacked Bengals QB AJ McCarron for nine yards and finished with five tackles (4 solo) vs. Cin. (12/28)... Tallied three solo tackles vs. S.D. (1/3)... Posted two tackles (1 solo) in Denver’s AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. Pit. (1/17)... Registered one solo stop in Denver’s AFC Championship Game vs. N.E. (1/24)... Posted a pair of tackles (1 solo) in Denver’s Super Bowl 50 victory vs. Car. (2/7).

2014: Walker played all 16 games (2 starts) with Kansas City, finishing with 19 tackles (14 solo) and two sacks (14 yds.)... Registered a season-high four tackles (3 solo) at Ari. (12/7)... Matched his career-high with five tackles (3 solo) at Cle. (10/18).

2013: Walker started all 15 games he appeared in for Oakland, totaling a career-high 40 tackles (29 solo), three sacks (15 yds.) and seven tackles for a loss... Tied his career high with five solo tackles, including one sack (6 yds.), at K.C. (10/13).

2012: Walker saw action in all 16 games (9 starts) for Atlanta, recording 32 tackles (21 solo), three sacks (20 yds.) and one forced fumble... Started both postseason contests and registered six tackles (4 solo) and one sack (8 yds.)... Posted a season-high four tackles each at S.D. (9/23) and at N.O. (11/11).

2011: Walker played all 16 games for Atlanta, totaling 18 tackles (13 solo), two sacks (8 yds.), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery... Posted his first career sack (4 yds.) at Hou. (12/4).

2010: Walker saw action in all 16 games (1 start) for Atlanta, recording 13 tackles (8 solo) and two passes defensed... Tied his career high with five tackles (4 solo) vs. Cin. (10/24)... Appeared in his first career postseason contest in Atlanta’s NFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. G.B. (1/15).

2009: Selected by Atlanta in the seventh round (210th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft, Walker played 10 games (1 start) and recorded 13 tackles (8 solo) and two passes defensed in his rookie campaign... Totaled a season-high three solo tackles vs. Was. (11/8).

COLLEGE: Walker saw action in 49 games (29 starts) at Georgia Tech and produced 110 tackles (69 solo), 13 sacks, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries during his career... Named a first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection as a junior and a senior and was chosen as a finalist for the 2008 Bednarik Award, presented annually to the nation’s top defensive player.

PERSONAL: Walker prepped at Fort Mill (S.C.) High School, where he recorded 17.5 sacks and 41 tackles for loss as a senior... Vance Walker was born on April 26, 1987.

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