Michael Walker

Michael Walker

Wide Receiver #0
Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Ht / Wt:6'0" / 200 lb.
College:Boston College
Drafted:2019 / UDFA

Michael Walker: Sent to COVID list

The Jaguars placed Walker (illness) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday.

Analysis: As an undrafted rookie last season, Walker got some run with the 53-man roster starting Week 9, serving as the Jaguars' kick returner and hauling in two of three targets before hitting IR in late December due to a hamstring injury. His potential to make the final roster this season was touchy following the additions of Laviska Shenault and Collin Johnson in the 2020 draft. With his placement on the COVID list, Walker has to pass the required testing protocol before he's able to take part in camp.

August 2, 2020 1:20 PM EST

Michael Walker: Long odds to crack roster

Walker (hamstring) will have an uphill battle to make Jacksonville's season-opening roster in training camp, John Oehser of the team's official site reports.

Analysis: The 23-year-old appeared in seven games as a rookie UDFA last year and saw most of his action as a kick returner with 18 returns for 411 yards. The Jags return their top-four wideouts from 2019 and added Laviska Shenault and Collin Johnson via the draft, so Walker seems likely to be competing for a spot on the practice squad.

July 1, 2020 6:53 PM EST

Michael Walker: Placed on IR

Walker (hamstring) was placed on IR by the Jaguars ahead of Sunday's game against the Colts.

Analysis: Walker was already ruled out for the contest, so this move was just a formality that allowed the Jaguars to add running back Jeremy McNichols from the practice squad. The rookie receiver finished the season with a modest two catches for 15 yards.

December 28, 2019 4:46 PM EST

Michael Walker: Unavailable Week 17

Walker (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Colts.

Analysis: Walker will miss the final game of the season after picking up the hamstring injury this week. Dede Westbrook could work as the Jaguars return man Week 17.

December 27, 2019 11:27 AM EST

Michael Walker: Nursing hamstring issue

Walker (hamstring) is listed as a non-participant on Thursday's expected practice report.

Analysis: Walker serves the Jaguars as a key contributor on special-teams and a depth wideout. With DJ Chark (ankle) also nursing an injury, Jacksonville could be forced to rely on a new kick returner if Walker were forced to miss any time.

December 26, 2019 8:21 AM EST

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