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Former Packer Walker recovering in Las Vegas robbery

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sports River Falls, 54022
River Falls Wisconsin 2815 Prairie Drive / P.O. Box 25 54022

Former Packers' receiver Javon Walker is recovering from severe facial injuries and a moderate concussion, after he was apparently robbed in Las Vegas.

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Police say they're still trying to verify the incident.

Walker remained hospitalized Tuesday. He told officers that two people approached him, threw him into a car and assaulted him while taking $3,000 and jewelry worth $100,000.

The incident was reported Monday morning at a corner near the Summer Bay Resort, not far from the Las Vegas Strip.

Walker told police he was at a number of places Sunday night, but could not give them a timeline.

One newspaper report said he sprayed champagne at two nightclubs Saturday and Sunday nights.

Walker was the Packers' first-round draft choice in 2001, and was traded to Denver five years later. The Broncos cut him after two seasons and Oakland recently signed him.

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