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Michigan State Football: Another spartan finds his way North

The Toronto Argonauts, The same team that Greg Jones calls home have now signed another Michigan State product in running back Edwin Baker. The Argos announced the transaction via their Instagram earlier today. Edwin Baker’s story is similiar to that of Jones’, after being highly succesful at Michigan State Edwin bounced around in the NFL after being drafted in the seventh round...
January 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Saints Sign RB Edwin Baker To Practice Squad, Relase RB Tauren Poole

Evan Woodbery of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that the Saints have re-signed RB Edwin Baker to their practice squad on Thursday. According to Woodbery, the Saints released RB Tauren Poole from their 10-man squad. Baker, 23, is a former seventh-round pick of the San Diego Chargers. He spent a little over one year with the team before he was among San Diego’s final...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints cut Crabtree, add running back Baker

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints have cut tight end Tom Crabtree and brought up running back Edwin Baker from practice squad to their active roster. The moves on Saturday come a day after Saints running backs Pierre Thomas, who has a shoulder injury, and Khiry Robinson, who has a forearm injury, were ruled out for Sunday night's home game against the Green Bay Packers. Both...
Via Associated Press
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Release TE Tom Crabtree, Promote RB Edwin Baker

The New Orleans Saints released veteran TE Tom Crabtree on Saturday and signed RB Edwin Baker from their practice squad. Crabtree re-signed with the Saints earlier this week, but with injuries at running back, it probably makes more sense to bring someone up for Sunday night’s game against Green Bay. Crabtree spent time with the Packers, so he could be there to help them prepare...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Baker, Armstrong lead Browns cuts

BEREA, Ohio -- The Browns announced their first wave of roster moves on Monday. The biggest names were running back Edwin Baker and wide receiver Anthony Armstrong, who had his contract terminated. Besides Baker and Armstrong, the Browns also released defensive backs Royce Adams, offensive lineman Randall Harris, defensive back T.J. Heath, defensive lineman Cam Henderson, wide receiver...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

While We’re Waiting… Who is Edwin Baker?

While We’re Waiting is a space on the WaitingForNextYear website where we share links every day. We’ve been doing it for about four years or so. Denny Mayo used to be much more amusing with his intros, if you recall. You know the drill: Email us with suggestions at Hey, here’s one good thing from the latest Browns loss: “A year after being...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Animated: Browns Baker scores first TD, says get on my back

Edwin Baker might or might not be a keeper, but one thing’s for sure in the middle of his first NFL game. The former Michigan State Spartan might be the best running back on the Browns’ current roster. While that’s not saying much, he does now have his first touchdown and he thinks the Browns should get on his back, apparently. First the Touchdown. Then the boastful suggestion...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Browns sign running back Edwin Baker from Texans practice squad (video)

The Cleveland Browns announced they’ve signed Edwin Baker from the Houston Texans’ practice squad. To make room, they’ve let go of recent QB pickup Caleb Hanie. From the Browns’ release… Baker is 5-8, 210 pounds and officially in his first NFL season out of Michigan State. Originally a seventh-round draft choice (250th overall) by San Diego in 2012, he spent the first 15...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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