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NFL Draft 2016: Eagles draft Joe Walker in seventh round, several teams sign undrafted Ducks

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The Oregon Ducks nearly had just one player drafted this year, but at the 11th hour, the Philadelphia Eagles took Oregon linebacker Joe Walker in the seventh round with the 251st overall pick in this year's NFL draft.

In 2015, Walker led Oregon with 87 tackles and had two sacks, an interception and two fumble recoveries. He wasn't protected to be drafted at all, but Walker had a solid pro day and that clearly caught Philadelphia's attention.

The Eagles also signed undrafted free agent Byron Marshall almost immediately following the draft. Marshall is a talented, physical player that showed he can succeed at the running back or wide receiver position, and that versatility can make him a valuable asset in the NFL.

Several other Ducks also found NFL homes after the draft concluded. Offensive tackle Tyler Johnstone signed with the San Diego Chargers, Christian French will stay in the northwest after signing with the Seattle Seahawks, Bralon Addison joins the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos, Tyson Coleman joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Alex Balducci will join Chip Kelly with the San Francisco 49ers.