Walker (ankle) is active for Sunday's Week 17 game against the Raiders.
Walker was sporting a questionable designation coming in despite having practiced in full all week, but he'll be in there against a Raiders squad that will be missing Josh Jacobs (shoulder) for the regular-season finale.
Walker (ankle) was downgraded to questionable for Sunday's season finale against the Raiders, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.
Walker missed the last two games with this ankle injury, but he was a full participant in practice all week. O'Halloran reported that Walker will have a pregame workout to see if he can play, but the full-speed drills certainly bode well for the 2017 second-round pick. If he's able to go, Walker will start at defensive end and look to build on the four sacks he's recorded through nine games.
Walker (ankle) was listed as a full participant on Wednesday's practice estimation, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
After missing the past two games with an ankle injury, Walker's estimated lack of limitations Wednesday suggests he's well on track to return to the field for Sunday's season finale against the Raiders.
Walker (ankle) is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the Lions.
Walker only practiced on a limited basis Thursday and, as evidenced by this news, couldn't shake the injury in time. In his stead, Dre'Mont Jones is the lead candidate to get the start at one of the defensive end positions.
Walker (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Lions, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.
Walker returned to a limited practice Thursday to earn the questionable tag. Jonathan Harris could see extra playing time if Walker is forced to sit out.
Coach Vic Fangio said Wednesday that Walker (ankle) is not practicing, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.
Walker missed Week 15's loss to the Chiefs due to an ankle issue, and he's yet to make tangible progress in his recovery. He'll almost certainly need to resume practicing in some capacity ahead of Sunday's tilt against the Lions for any chance of retaking the field.
Walker (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game at Kansas City, Nicki Jhabvala of The Athletic reports.
Walker saw his first game action since Week 8 during last Sunday's win over the Texans, but he didn't appear on the injury report until he sat out Thursday's practice. Adam Gotsis (knee) is also out and Dre'Mont Jones (ankle) is questionable, leaving Shelby Harris as the team's only fully healthy defensive end for this weekend.
Walker (ankle) is not practicing Thursday, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.
Walker wasn't listed on Wednesday's injury report, indicating that his ankle injury may have been picked up during practice. With Derek Wolfe (elbow) on injured reserve and Dre'Mont Jones (ankle) nursing a significant injury, Walker could be in line for a key role on defense during Sunday's tilt in Kansas City if healthy.
Walker (coach's decision) won't suit up in Sunday's game against the Vikings, Ben Swanson of the team's official site reports.
Walker had suited up in full practice throughout the week while dealing with a shoulder injury but still won't get a chance to suit up. In his stead, Adam Gotsis and Dre'Mont Jones will handle depth defensive linemen duties for the game.
Walker (shoulder) was a full participant at practice Wednesday, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.
Walker said Tuesday he was feeling better and that he expected to play against the Vikings this weekend, and his full practice participation reinforces that idea. The 25-year-old should resume working as a rotational piece on the defensive line for San Fran.
Walker (shoulder) is feeling much better and hopes to play Sunday against the Vikings, Kyle Newman of the Denver Post reports.
Walker put in a week of limited practices prior to being inactive for Week 9 against Cleveland, and now he's had the bye week to recover even further, so he seems to be on the right track. The 25-year-old has 18 tackles (12 solo) and four sacks on the season so far.
Walker (shoulder) is inactive for Sunday's Week 9 tilt against the Browns.
Walker was able to practice in limited fashion all week, but he'll still sit for Sunday's contest against Cleveland. Walker's solid rotational presence on the defensive line (four sacks in part-time duty this season) could be missed against an inconsistent but star-laded Browns offense.
Walker (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns, Aric DiLalla of the Broncos' official site reports.
Walker worked as a limited practice participant this week and was unable to show enough to avoid the questionable tag. Jonathan Harris would likely see increased reps as a rotational defensive end should Walker be unable to play.
Walker had five tackles (three solo) and one sack in Thursday's 30-6 loss to the Chiefs.
Walker played 31 of 61 defensive snaps with Adam Gotsis (coach's decision) inactive, his highest snap total of the season. He has 17 tackles (11 solo) and four sacks through seven games.
Walker recorded four tackles (three solo) and a sack in Sunday's 26-24 loss to the Jaguars.
The four tackles by Walker came in a game that saw him play 42 snaps, a season-high for the 25-year-old defensive lineman.
Walker generated a tackle, a sack and two quarterback hits during Thursday's 14-10 win over Atlanta.
After being drafted in the second round of the 2017 draft, Walker has moved all around the front and had picked up just two regular-season sacks and one preseason sack entering Thursday. He seems to be settling into Vic Fangio's scheme and, though his stats from Thursday won't amaze, they illustrate the sort of steady improvement Walker has reportedly made this offseason in his pursuit to fit into the Broncos' defensive-line rotation.
Walker is listed as Denver's backup right defensive end on the team's first official depth chart.
Walker looked like an intriguing prospect coming out of Florida State as the nation's sack leader in 2017 but has garnered just two sacks in two season under Denver's old regime. Walker seems to be turning a corner in head coach Vic Fangio's scheme, even garnering first-team reps this week. He could see an expanded role as a pass-rush specialist this season and then vie to potentially replace Derek Wolfe and/or Adam Gotsis in 2020.
Walker continues to build himself up and is now 272 pounds, Walker said on Twitter.
Walker weighed in at 280 pounds at the NFL Combine last year, but had to slim down to move to outside linebacker when the Broncos grew thin at the position. With Shane Ray healthy and Bradley Chubb now in the rotation, Walker should move back inside, where he tied for the NCAA lead with 16 sacks in 2016. Walker was a fish out of water outside last season, totaling just seven tackles and a sack in reserve duty.
Broncos head coach Vance Joseph said Walker will move back to defensive end in 2018, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
Walker, a second-round pick last April, has spent most of his playing career in the three-point stance, but was forced into more action at outside linebacker role during his rookie season in Denver after injuries thinned the ranks at that position. The Florida State product wasn't especially effective at the new position, finishing the season with just seven tackles and one sack over 10 games. Moving back to the defensive line may give Walker a less direct path to playing time in 2018, but he should at least be more comfortable and productive when he's on the field.
Walker (illness) is active for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.
A late addition to the Broncos' injury report this week due to the flu-like bug that has hit the Denver locker room, Walker was able to demonstrate enough progress over the weekend for the team to clear him to play. He'll presumably serve in a reserve role at linebacker, with the bulk of his snaps likely to come on special teams.
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