Javon Walker: Found unconsciousJune 17th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The American footballer wide receiver for Oakland Raider of the National Football League, Jason Walkers , was found unconscious on a Las Vegas street near the intersection of Koval Lane and Winnick Avenue with an orbital fracture of the robbery according to the Metro police. Walker was sent to the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center. A Sunrise Medical Center spokesperson could not confirm what time Walker had been admitted.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist Norm Clarke, Walker was seen Saturday night at Tryst at the Wynn spraying the crowd with some of the 15 bottles of Dom Perignon Rose champagne he ordered. Clarke also said Walker was at Body English at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino until 6:30 a.m. Monday and that his first round of champagne cost him $15,000.
Police spokesman Bill Cassell said in a statement that Walker was taken to a hospital with “significant injuries”.A Raiders spokesman said the team was “in the process of gathering information” and had no further comment.
In February, Walker signed a six year contract for $ 55 million with the Raiders, hat includes $16 million in guaranteed money. The six-year veteran was release by the Broncos in March after two seasons in Denver. He was limited to eight games, with five starts, last season by knee injuries and finished with 26 receptions for 287 yards. In his career, Walker has injured his right knee for the second time.
Walker was a first with the Green Bay Packers in 2001 and had a breakout season in 2004 with 89 catches for 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns.He tore a ligament in his right knee the next season and played only one game.He was traded to Denver in 2006 and bounced back with 69 catches for 1,084 yards and eight touchdowns.