The timing of the decision by Sidney Rice to undergo surgery on his ailing hip raised eyebrows for some, brought about conspiracy theories for others. The exact nature of Rice’s injury still hasn’t been revealed, but the fact remains he’s likely to miss at least eight weeks of the season after having surgery on Monday night. The suddenly short-handed Vikings responded in quick fashion by signing free agent Javon Walker, looking into a deal for Chargers holdout Vincent Jackson and trading for Greg Camarillo. On Wednesday, Rice posted a blog on his personal site explaining the timeline of his injury, including a previously unknown detail: A recent MRI exam by doctors revealed “significant changes” in his hip that his doctor felt […]
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The Vikings continued their emergency measures at wide receiver on Wednesday when they acquired veteran Greg Camarillo from the Miami Dolphins.
Posted: Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Adrian Peterson, Bernard Berrian, Brad Childress, Brett Favre, Brian Baldinger, Frank Tadych, Greg Lewis, Javon Walker, Joe Webb, Minnesota Vikings, Percy Harvin, Sidney Rice, Visanthe Shiancoe
The Vikings are now faced with the question of how to overcome the loss of Sidney Rice.
The fact the Vikings are reportedly on the verge of signing Javon Walker might show their level of concern with their receiving corps.
Javon Walker was released by the Raiders earlier this week, but he says he isn’t done with the NFL.
The Raiders have released veterans Javon Walker and Greg Ellis, NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi reports.
WR Javon Walker recently told the Raiders that he had knee surgery last month, which was news to the team, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
Conventional wisdom and informed minds had the Oakland Raiders releasing wide receiver Javon Walker. But rather than release him, the Raiders restructured Walker’s contract last week, according to a league source.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that WR Javon Walker did a major restructuring of his contract to remain with the Raiders.
The Raiders won’t be afraid to make moves after 2008 didn’t work out as planned for the team.
Last offseason, Oakland spent millions to sign CB DeAngelo Hall, S Gibril Wilson and WR Javon Walker. Already, Hall and Wilson have been jettisoned — Hall cut during the season and Wilson after it. Now, Walker could be next.
An unproductive season for Raiders wide receiver Javon Walker ended Thursday, when he learned he will have to have a pin placed in his ankle.
An injury update from Oakland, where WR Javon Walker has returned to start the third quarter for the Raiders after missing much of the first half with an undisclosed injury.
Raiders inactives: QB Marques Tuiasosopo (3rd), WR Todd Watkins, DB Rashard Baker, C John Wade, T Kwame Harris, OL Fred Wakefield, TE John Madsen.
Analysis: WR Javon Walker is active, but he’s a risky fantasy option.
Wide receiver Javon Walker, whom Oakland is counting on to be a significant contributor this season, is expected to make his Raiders debut Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.