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Report: Sam Baker heading towards retirement

It looks as if Sam Baker‘s career is finished. The former Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle, who was released from the organization back in June, hasn’t been linked to any teams over the past couple months and into training camp. Baker’s father, David Baker, informed Gil Brandt of Sirius XM NFL Radio, that his son “probably just concluded his career.” The 30-year-old has...
Via EndZoneScore
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Father: Former Falcons OT Baker 'probably just concluded his career'

It appears the playing days of former Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Sam Baker have come to an end. David Baker, Sam's father and the Pro Football Hall of Fame president, told Gil Brandt and me Tuesday on SiriusXM NFL Radio that his son "probably just concluded his career" because of injuries that maligned him for most of the past seven seasons in Atlanta. Baker, 30, was released...
Via FOX Sports
August 11, 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 —...
Via Sportsnaut
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...
Via isportsweb.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons left tacklet Sam Baker out for the year with torn tendon in right knee

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Atlanta Falcons' revamped offensive line took a major setback when left tackle Sam Baker was ruled out for the year after injuring his right knee in a preseason game. The Falcons announced Sunday that the injury plagued Baker sustained a torn patellar tendon in a 32-7 loss to the Houston Texans. First-round pick Jake Matthews could move from right to left...
Via Associated Press
August 17, 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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
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...
Via cover32 - Falcons
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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