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Falcons Injury Update: Sam Baker carted off the field with knee injury

 Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Sam Baker injured his knee Saturday night against the Houston Texans.NFL writer Will Branson reported that Baker was carted off the field last night early in the second quarter.The diagnosis for Baker is a ruptured right patella tendon and looks like he will likely be out for the season. This isn't good for Baker who had trouble with his left...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons LT Sam Baker Out For Season

Atlanta Falcons left tackle Sam Baker is experiencing the worst that NFL injuries have to offer.  In an ironic twist of fate, Baker will miss the 2014 season after tearing the right patellar tendon. Baker signed a six-year, $41 million deal before the 2013 season and missed most of last season after tearing his left patellar tendon.  The Falcons selected former Texas A&M stud...
Via Thacover2
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

Report: Sam Baker has a torn patella tendon

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport,  Falcons left tackle Sam Baker sufferd a torn patella tendon during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Texans. The early diagnosis for #Falcons LT Sam Baker is a torn patella tendon, per source. If tests confirm, would almost certainly end his season — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 17, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: ...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons OT Sam Baker could be out for the season

The Atlanta Falcons may have lost their starting left tackle Sam Baker for the season (Dave Martin/AP Photo) The Atlanta Falcons selected offensive tackle Jake Matthews sixth overall back at the NFL Draft in May.  They did not plan to immediately start him on the left side but it seems they might have to. Last night the starting left tackle, Sam Baker went down with a right knee...
Via Down and Distance
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

Falcons’ LT Sam Baker carted off

Falcons left tackle Sam Baker was carted off the field during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Texans. From the way things looked and sounded,  it seems like Baker may have suffered a serious knee injury. Baker, who’s battled injuries since being taking in the first round of the 2008 draft, was emotional as he took off his helmet and was tended to by the trainers...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 16, 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

Sam Baker's Contract Breakdown: Not Too Shabby

  Everyone remembers exactly where they were when they first heard of the numbers from Sam Baker's contract.  There were many gasps.  Loved ones were held.  Bomb shelters were stocked with water and rations.     Life on Earth briefly stopped today after Zach Klein of Atlanta's WSB reported Sam Baker's six-year deal was for... well... too much money....
Via Grits Blitz
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Falcons left tackle Baker finally feels healthy

After the worst season of his four-year career with the Atlanta Falcons, Sam Baker wants to prove he's still a legitimate starting left tackle. Baker, drafted 21st overall in 2008, knows he might not get another chance in Atlanta. He has had back surgery three times since his rookie year and twice since last October. His five-year contract expires in February. ''It...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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