Posts tagged Erik Walden

Walden Is Better Than Zombo, Jones

Erik Walden

Erik Walden didn’t look like much of a player when the Green Bay Packers picked him up earlier this season. The linebacker had been waived by the Miami Dolphins and when the Packers signed him, joined his third team in his fourth NFL season. Walden had a grand total of 23 tackles — all on […]

Walden Named Defensive Player Of The Week

Erik Walden

Not bad for a cat that was on the street early in the season. Erik Walden was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his play against the Chicago Bears. Walden had 12 tackles and two sacks against the Bears. Strangely, Walden is a guy who was released by the Miami Dolphins in […]

Let’s Play Linebacker Roulette!

Frank Zombo

Like betting on black 22, the Green Bay Packers don’t have any real idea what’s going to happen with their outside linebackers when they face the New York Giants, on Sunday. Starter Frank Zombo has essentially been ruled out with a sprained knee. Zombo tried to practice on Friday and the results weren’t promising. Officially, […]

Walden Likely To Start At Outside Linebacker

With Frank Zombo ruled out for Sunday’s game, the Green Bay Packers will turn to Erik Walden to start at outside linebacker. Walden was waived by the Miami Dolphins earlier this season and the Packers signed him on Oct. 27. The Packers are Walden’s third team in three NFL seasons. He’s never started an NFL […]

Packers In Trouble At Linebacker, Too

Frank Zombo

While everyone in the great state of Wisconsin is concerned about Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and his availability for Sunday’s game after suffering his second concussion of the season, his status will be up in the air as he undergoes tests throughout the week. The injury news isn’t getting any better for the […]

Packers Keep Stockpiling Linebackers

After signing two linebackers yesterday, the Green Bay Packers signed a third, today. Erik Walden, a 6-2, 250-pound outside linebacker from Middle Tennessee State, was added to the Packers roster this morning. Walden is in his fourth year in the NFL. He spent his first season in Kansas City and the past three with Miami. […]