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Anthony Walker

LB

#5

Experience: 6 years

Height: 6-1

Age: 26

Weight: 235 lbs

College: Northwestern

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    59
  • SCK
    1
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    --
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Biography

Career Transactions

Selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the fifth round (161st overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft…Signed by the Cleveland Browns as an unrestricted free agent on March 19, 2021.

Key Notes

· Started all 16 games last season and registered 91 tackles, five passes defensed, one interception and a fumble recovery.

· Only player in the NFL to record at least 15 tackles in two games in 2020.

· Played in 57 games with 48 starts, while registering 337 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, three interceptions, 11 pass breakups and two fumble recoveries. Also has six special teams tackles and a blocked punt.

· Started every game in 2019, posting career-highs in tackles (123), sacks (2.5), and forced fumbles (one).

· Recorded a single-game career high 17 tackles against Jacksonville on Dec. 29, 2019.

· During time at Northwestern, started 33 of 38 contests in three seasons amassing 278 tackles, 7.5 sacks, six forced fumbles, six fumble recoveries 12 pass breakups and four interceptions (one returned for a touchdown).

· Recorded 122 tackles as a redshirt sophomore in breakout season that ranked third most in Wildcats single-season history. Also ended year with 20.5 tackles for loss, finishing fourth best in the nation.

· First team All-Big Ten in 2015 and second team All-Big Ten in 2016.

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