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Javon Walker violently robbed off the Las Vegas Strip

Javon Walker violently robbed off the Las Vegas Strip Oakland Raiders wide receiver Javon Walker had to be taken to a local hospital, after the player was beaten and robbed off the Las Vegas Strip on Monday. According to the latest reports, Javon Walker is at the Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center in the gambling Mecca, his condition diagnosed as "fair" and could be released as soon as today. According to the police report, the Raiders wide receiver was found unconscious with significant injuries on a street just off the Las Vegas Strip. He has been beaten badly and a large amount of cash, as well as jewelry, has been stolen, after a long night of partying. The police are tracing back the places Walker visited through the night in hopes of finding a connection to the attackers.

 Javon Walker, 29, was released by the Broncos in February and signed a six-year deal with the Oakland Raiders, worth $55 million. Walker was a first-round draft pick by the Green Bay Packers in 2001 and had a breakout season in 2004 with 89 catches for 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns. Walker injured his right knee for the second time in his career last season and was limited to eight games and 26 catches in 2007.

  Published on 06/17/2008

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