Mon eighteenth, November 2013
New York, NY (SportsNetwork. com) – Indianapolis Colts linebacker Erik Walden has been suspended one game by the NFL for head-butting Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker in last week’s encounter between your teams, the league office introduced Monday.
Walden ripped the helmet off of Walker during an altercation in the second quarter of the Colts’ 30-27 win over the Titans earlier this Thursday, then struck him with his head with while still wearing his own helmet. Walden received an individual foul penalty for the incident but was not ejected.
Unless the ban is overturned on an appeal, Walden will sit down out Sunday’s matchup with Arizona.
Signed with the Colts this past offseason following a three-year stint in Green Bay, Walden has started all 10 of Indianapolis’ games in 2013 and recorded 28 tackles and 2 sacks.