2019 NFL Draft Guide Player Profile: Delanie Walker
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Delanie Walker to let fantasy football owners know what to expect from the Tennessee Titans TE during the 2019 NFL season
Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker will be 35 in mid-August, and is coming off a gruesome ankle/leg injury that ended his 2018 campaign in early September. He had four receptions for 52 yards on seven targets before his season came to an unfortunate end. Walker had established himself, especially after turning 30, as a valuable fantasy tight end that nearly slid under the radar. He was never the flashy selection, but from 2014-2017, he was a three-time Pro Bowl selection, and had at least 63 receptions, 100 targets, 800 receiving yards and three touchdowns in each season. The injury last season doesn’t make Walker injury-prone by any means, considering he played in at least 14 games in every season from 2007-2017, but he is another year older and has considerable wear-and-tear on that body at a grueling position.
While Walker has actually aged like a fine wine in the National Football League, Father Time always wins out, and history isn’t exactly on his side. In the history of...