CAMP REPORT: Ryan wants to see Walker stay on the field more often

  // Tuesday, 12 August 2014 22:10 //

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va — Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan likes what he’s seen from Tyrunn Walker.

Ryan just wants to see more. As in more often.

It’s not that Walker doesn’t perform when he’s on the field. His issue, his early flaw in his NFL career, is staying healthy.

Walker, a native of New Iberia, missed nine games last year because of injury.

“He’s a gamer,” Ryan said. “He shows up during the games. He did last year.

The big thing is just keeping him healthy.

“He’s battled through some injuries ever since I’ve been here (2013). He has to become more available for us to use him.”

Walker, a former undrafted free agent, finished last season with nine tackles and one sack.

Now a third-year pro, Walker has been available during training camp and through the first game of the preaseason. He had one sack during last Friday’s preseason opener at St.

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