DeMarcus Walker
DeMarcus Walker
24-Year-Old Defensive EndDE
Denver Broncos
2018 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for DeMarcus Walker in 2018. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a four-year, $5.07 million contract with the Broncos in May of 2017.
Adding needed weight
DEDenver Broncos
May 10, 2018
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.
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Measurables Review
How do DeMarcus Walker's measurables compare to other defensive ends?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* The 40-Yard Dash, and Broad Jump metrics are from his Pro Day. All others are from the NFL Combine.
6' 4"
280 lbs
40-Yard Dash*
4.76 sec
Broad Jump*
97 in
Bench Press
18 reps
Hand Length
10.50 in
Arm Length
33.00 in
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2017 Fantasy Outlook
Walker was one of the most disruptive rushers in the nation over the past two seasons, tallying 25 sacks, 33.5 tackles for a loss, and six forced fumbles. His 16 sacks in 2016 ranked second in the NCAA. Labeled a tweener -- not quite athletic enough to live on the edge and not big enough to kick inside full-time for most teams -- Walker slid toward the back end of the second round, but he slots in well as a sub-package rusher for a Denver team desperate for some interior push after letting Malik Jackson walk last offseason. Walker ran a 4.76-second 40-yard dash while weight 281 pounds at his pro day. That kind of bust can be deadly coming from the interior. His lack of length and bulk probably means that he won't be in line for a starting job in the near future, but neither Jared Crick nor Adam Gotsis -- the favorites to start opposite Derek Wolfe -- are particularly threatening on passing downs. A front line of Von Miller, Shane Ray, Wolfe, and Walker is likely on sub-packages this season, giving Walker plenty of opportunities to collect sacks from the interior.
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Moving back to defensive end
DEDenver Broncos
February 28, 2018
Broncos head coach Vance Joseph said Walker will move back to defensive end in 2018, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.
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Good to go Sunday
DEDenver Broncos
December 3, 2017
Walker (illness) is active for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.
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Questionable Sunday with illness
DEDenver Broncos
December 1, 2017
Walker was added to the Broncos' injury report Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins with an illness, Zac Stevens of reports.
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Absent from injury report
DEDenver Broncos
September 7, 2017
Walker (hip) was not present on the Broncos injury report Thursday.
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Back to work Tuesday
DEDenver Broncos
August 22, 2017
Walker (hip) practiced Tuesday, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.
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