Posts Tagged ‘Javon Walker’

Rice: ‘Significant changes’ in hip prompted surgery

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 […]

Analyst take: Camarillo helps Vikings

The Vikings continued their emergency measures at wide receiver on Wednesday when they acquired veteran Greg Camarillo from the Miami Dolphins.

Can Sidney Rice be replaced?

The Vikings are now faced with the question of how to overcome the loss of Sidney Rice.

What does Javon Walker really have left?

The fact the Vikings are reportedly on the verge of signing Javon Walker might show their level of concern with their receiving corps.

Former Raiders WR Walker wants another NFL chance

Javon Walker was released by the Raiders earlier this week, but he says he isn’t done with the NFL.

Raiders waive veterans Walker, Ellis

The Raiders have released veterans Javon Walker and Greg Ellis, NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi reports.

WR Walker tells Raiders he had surgery last month

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.

Raiders restructure Walker’s contract

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.

Raiders WR Walker takes pay cut

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that WR Javon Walker did a major restructuring of his contract to remain with the Raiders.

Raiders could again be active in free agency

The Raiders won’t be afraid to make moves after 2008 didn’t work out as planned for the team.

Curtain closing on Raiders’ high-priced 2008 signings

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.

Walker’s disappointing season ends early

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.

Walker back for Raiders; Grove out

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-Chiefs inactives

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.

Walker expected to make Raiders debut

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.

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