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January 16, 2019 07:44 PM
Saints' Tyrunn Walker: Signs with Saints
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker signed a contract with the Saints on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Walker played for New Orleans last year but didn't make an active roster in 2018. His signing comes on the heels of Sheldon Rankins' (Achilles) move to injured reserve. Walker will serve as a backup defensive tackle behind David Onyemata and Tyeler Davison as the Saints look to take down the Rams on Sunday.

August 12, 2018 08:08 PM
Bills' Tyrunn Walker: Headed to Buffalo
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker has signed with Buffalo, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Walker has been floating around the league since 2012 and actually started four games for a strong Rams program in 2017. He'll try to make the team as a depth defensive tackle, as the Bills are already well set at the position with starters Kyle Williams and Star Lotulelei, along with high draft pick Harrrison Phillips.

August 24, 2017 09:00 AM
Rams' Tyrunn Walker: Re-signs with Rams
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker and the Rams agreed to a contract on Wednesday, Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times reports.

Walker signed with the team back in March but was released in June. With Aaron Donald still holding out, Walker will join a plethora of defensive tackles looking to land a spot on the final roster. The 27-year-old will look to impress for the remainder of camp in order to earn a depth role on the line.

June 22, 2017 04:12 PM
Tyrunn Walker: Released by Rams
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker was released by the Rams on Thursday, Adam Caplan of ESPN.com reports.

Walker signed with the Rams back in March after spending the past two seasons with the Lions. Only 27, the defensive tackle has a good shot of winding up on another roster before training camp.

March 23, 2017 08:04 PM
Rams' Tyrunn Walker: Inks contract with Rams
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Rams signed Walker on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Undrafted in 2012, Walker spent the first three seasons of his career with the Saints, before logging a two-year stint in Detroit. Overall, he's totaled 63 tackles (38 solo), 3.5 sacks, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery across 42 games. As a member of the Rams, Walker will serve as a rotational piece behind starting defensive tackles Aaron Donald and Michael Brockers.

September 25, 2016 12:26 PM
Lions' Tyrunn Walker: Active for Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker (calf) is active for the Lions' Week 3 matchup Sunday against the Packers, MLive.com's Kyle Meinke reports.

Walker only put in one full practice during the week, but he's still expected to fill his usual starting role at one of the defensive tackle spots. He's recorded six tackles and no sacks through the Lions' first two games.

September 23, 2016 06:50 PM
Lions' Tyrunn Walker: Questionable for Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker (calf) is questionable to play in Week 3 against the Packers.

Walker began the practice week by watching Wednesday's session from the sidelines, but his calf condition improved enough for him to be a full participant Friday, making it appear as though he'll be able to play Sunday.

March 10, 2016 04:36 PM
Lions' Tyrunn Walker: Re-signs with Lions
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walker re-signed with the Lions, inking a one-year deal on Thursday, Justin Rogers of MLive.com reports.

Walker signed a one-year contract with the Lions last season and will now remain with the team for at least another year. In 2015 he played in four games, recording nine tackles.

October 6, 2015 02:27 PM
Lions defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker (leg) is having surgery to repair a broken fibula, and he will be placed on injured reserve.
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lions defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker (leg) is having surgery to repair a broken fibula, and he will be placed on injured reserve, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

Walker and Haloti Ngata (calf), the Lions' starting defensive tackles, both suffered injuries during Monday's loss to the Seahawks. Ngata's injury doesn't appear nearly as serious, so the Lions may only need to replace one starter. Caraun Reid and Gabe Wright figure to see more snaps.

October 5, 2015 11:24 PM
Lions defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker was carted off the field with a left ankle injury Monday night.
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Lions defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker was carted off the field with a left ankle injury Monday night, Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com reports. The injury appeared to be a tibia or fibula fracture, David Chao of Sirius XM reports.

It sounds like Walker's in for an extended absence, as this was a gruesome injury.

June 1, 2015 03:37 PM
Lions sign DT Tyrunn Walker
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

The Lions have signed defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker to a one-year deal, per the team.

Walker, formerly of the Saints, is entering his fourth season in the NFL. The 24-year-old played in all 16 games last season, registering 19 total tackles, 2.5 sacks and forced fumble.

June 1, 2015 11:13 PM
Saints release inactive report for playoff game
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Saints running back Pierre Thomas (chest) is the lone injured player on the inactive report for the Saturday playoff battle in Seattle.

The healthy scratches are quarterback Ryan Griffin, corernback Terrence Frederick, linebacker Rufus Johnson, safety Jordan Pugh, defensive end Tyrunn Walker and wide receiver Nick Toon.

June 1, 2015 11:22 PM
Saints issue inactive for Wild Card game
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Saints have ruled the following players as inactive for Saturday's Wild Card playoff game at Philadelphia: Pierre Thomas, Ryan Griffin, Terrence Frederick, Isa Abdul-Quddus, Keyunta Dawson, Tyrunn Walker and Nick Toon.

June 2, 2015 04:05 PM
Three injured on Saints inactive report
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Safety Rafael Bush (ankle), tight end Josh Hill (hamstring) and linebacker Keyunta Dawson (calf) are the lone injured players on the inactive list released Sunday by the Saints.

The healthy inactives are quarterback Ryan Griffin, wideout Nick Toon, cornerback Trevin Wade and defensive end Tyrunn Walker.

June 2, 2015 04:40 PM
Tyrunn Walker sidelined by knee again
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

Saints defensive lineman Tyrunn Walker (knee) was unable to play in Week 12 against the Falcons, as he continues to deal with this lingering injury. 

June 2, 2015 04:42 PM
Saints have long list players listed as questionable Week 12
by Michael Hurcomb | CBS Sports Staff

Saints guard Ben Grubbs (neck), defensive end Tyrunn Walker (knee), guard Jahri Evans (ankle), cornerback Chris Carr (hip, back, hamstring), cornerback Rod Sweeting (hip), safety Kenny Vaccaro (concussion), tight end Benjamin Watson (concussion) and defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (back) were all listed as questionable for Thursday's game at Atlanta.

June 2, 2015 04:48 PM
Saints in good shape for game against 49ers
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Saints are fairly healthy heading into their game Sunday against San Francisco. All but defensive end Tyrunn Walker (knee), tight end Benjamin Watson and safety Kenny Vaccaro, both with concussions, are healthy scratches among their inactives.

Included are tackle Terron Armstead, quarterback Ryan Griffin, running back Khiry Robinson and cornerback Rod Sweeting.

June 2, 2015 04:50 PM
Saints defense largely healthy for Week 11
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Saints defense is mostly in good shape for Week 11 against the 49ers, as all of their injured players save for safety Kenny Vaccaro (concussion) are expected to play. Vaccaro was ruled out after being unable to practice during the week.

The remainder of the team's injured defenders are expected to play through their injuries Sunday, including: defensive linemen Tyrunn Walker (knee), Cameron Jordan (ankle) and Akiem Hicks (back); and defensive backs Roman Harper (knee) and Malcolm Jenkins (knee).

June 2, 2015 04:58 PM
Saints list Week 10 inactives
by Larry Hartstein |

The Saints listed seven players as inactive for Sunday night's game vs. Dallas: Safeties Malcolm Jenkins and Roman Harper, quarterback Ryan Griffin, running back Khiry Robinson, defensive back Rod Sweeting, offensive tackle Terron Armstead, defensive tackle Tyrunn Walker.

Jenkins will miss his second straight game with a knee injury, while Harper has been out since Week 2 with his own knee problem.

June 2, 2015 05:01 PM
Saints defense lists seven questionable for Week 10
by Chris Towers | Fantasy Writer

The Saints defense has a lengthy injury list for Week 10, and the majority of the players could be sidelined for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Of the eight players on the injury report, seven are considered questionable. They are: linebacker David Hawthorne (toe) and Curtis Lofton (hamstring, ankle); defensive linemen Tom Johnson (hip), Cameron Jordan (ankle) and Tyrunn Walker (knee); and defensive backs Malcolm Jenkins (knee) and Roman Harper (knee). 

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/310
Birthdate:
3/18/1990
Age:
30
Hometown:
New Iberia, LA, USA
School:
Tulsa
NFL Experience:
7
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