49ers Promote LB Joe Walker, Sign LB Jonas Griffith To Practice Squad

     

The 49ers announced they have promoted LB Joe Walker and signed LB Jonas Griffith to the practice squad. 

Walker, 27, is a former seventh-round pick of the Eagles back in 2016. He was in the third year of his four-year, $2.557 million contract and set to make base salaries of $630,000 and $720,000 over the next two years of the agreement when the Eagles waived him coming out of the preseason.

Philadelphia re-signed Walker to their practice squad after he cleared waivers. The Cardinals signed Walker to their active roster in 2018

In 2019, Walker appeared in all 16 games for the Cardinals and recorded 61 total tackles and a one forced fumble. Pro Football Focus rated Walker as the No. 79 linebacker out of 89 qualifying players. 

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