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Falcons release long-time tackle Sam Baker

The Atlanta Falcons parted ways with tackle Sam Baker on Tuesday, a player who had been with the team since 2008, per PFT. Baker missed all of 2014 with a torn patellar tendon in his knee. The former 1st-round pick signed a new six-year contract in 2013 and was scheduled to make $4.5 million in 2015. He was expected to be in the mix as a starter, but the lingering knee issue...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Atlanta Falcons release offensive tackle Sam Baker

Since holding down the Falcons left tackle job for much of his first five seasons, Sam Baker has seen his career sidetracked by numerous injuries. Today, after seven years in Atlanta, the Falcons have released Baker. Falcons announce they've cut OT Sam Baker. Lots of injuries of late, but was solid for a while, part of Dimitroff's first draft class. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Release Tackle Sam Baker

After two consecutive injury-plagued seasons, the Atlanta Falcons have released former starting left tackle Sam Baker. The former first-round pick has started just four games in the past two years after being a staple in the team’s starting lineup for the previous five years. The Falcons have released veteran OT Sam Baker: http://t.co/lotSNObC9h pic.twitter.com/kIvtui9Tp6 —...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons release veteran offensive tackle Sam Baker

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have released veteran offensive tackle Sam Baker. The team announced the move Monday. Baker started 61 of his 70 career games, but injuries have hindered his progress. He missed last season after tearing his right patellar tendon during a preseason game, has undergone three back surgeries and even lost his starting job during the 2011...
Via AP on Fox
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Offensive line goes from bad to worse

Going into week 1 of the season with their matchup against the New Orleans Saints, the Atlanta Falcons starting offensive line was as follows: LT Sam Baker, LG Justin Blalock, C Joe Hawley, RG Jon Asamoah, and rookie 1st round pick Jake Matthews at right tackle. Mike Johnson, Peter Konz, and Lamar Holmes, all formidable linemen, added to the rotation that made up what was supposed...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons LT Sam Baker Has Torn Patellar Tendon, Likely Done For Season

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that initial tests conducted on Falcons LT LT Sam Baker‘s knee indicate that he has a torn patella tendon. If further testings confirms the early diagnosis, Baker would likely be done for the season. Even if Baker only missed a number of weeks due to this injury, it’s already a major loss for a team that doesn’t have a lot of quality...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons OT’ Sam Baker Reportedly Suffers Serious Injury

What was already a bad night for Atlanta Falcons starting left tackle Sam Baker ended abruptly when he was carted off the field in the second quarter Saturday evening against the Houston Texans.  Reports now indicate that Baker may in fact be lost for the entire 2014 regular season with a torn patella tendon. The early diagnosis for #Falcons LT Sam Baker is a torn patella tendon...
Via Sportsnaut
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

:Breaking: Atlanta Falcons Tackle carted off in first half

Sam Baker suffered a leg injury Saturday evening, and was subsequently carted off the field with what appeared to be a knee injury. Hopefully, the starting left tackle will be back on his feet soon enough. More details to follow. You may also be interested in::Breaking: Atlanta Falcons Tackle carted off in first halfWeekly Rewind: Cigars, Ice Buckets, and a whole bunch of smack talkThe...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Five free agents the Falcons should consider

Falcon fans, we are forced to watch our bitter rivals play their way into the NFC Championship this week. Let’s focus on how Atlanta can build their team up via Free Agency. Hopefully, this team is a few acquisitions from returning to the post-season. Atlanta has cap space, around $17.0 million as of today. This is without any re-signings, so I would expect this number to decrease...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame names Baker president/executive director

David Baker today began his role as the president and executive director of the Pro Football Courtesy of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Hall of Fame. Baker has a 35-year background in business management, professional sports and public service, according to a statement at the Hall of Fame’s website. For the last four years, Baker has worked as a partner in Union Village LLC, the...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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