November 25, 2012; Tampa, FL, USA; Atlanta Falcons defensive end Vance Walker (99) against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the second half at Raymond James Stadium. Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24-23. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE
The Raiders continue to pile on depth to their defense via free agency, signing Falcons free agent defensive tackle Vance Walker, the team announced.
Walker, who turns 26 next month, was drafted in 2009 by the Falcons and has spent all four seasons in Atlanta. He recorded 32 tackles, two sacks, and one forced fumble in 16 games last season.
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