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Saints sign 7 players to futures contract

Some guys are already being secured for training camp in the summer. From Evan Woodberry of NOLA.com: A notable absence from the list was offensive tackle Tavon Rooks, who was selected by the Saints in the sixth round of the NFL draft in May. The Saints signed running back Edwin Baker, kicker Dustin Hopkins, tight end Orson Charles, receiver Willie Snead, fullback Toben Opurum and...
Via The Saints Nation
December 31, 2014  |  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 place Cooks, Bush on IR, add 3 players

NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Saints have placed starting rookie receiver Brandin Cooks and starting free safety Rafael Bush on injured reserve, ending their seasons. The club has also waived running back Edwin Baker and added three new players to its active roster: linebacker Moise Fokou, cornerback Terrence Frederick and safety Pierre Warren. Frederick was brought up from New...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Place Rookie WR Brandin Cooks On Season-Ending I.R.

Field Yates of ESPN is reporting that the Saints have placed rookie WR Brandin Cooks on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday. The Saints also placed S Rafael Bush on injured reserve and waived RB Edwin Baker. New Orleans signed LB Moise Fokou, DB Terrence Frederick and DB Pierre Warren to a contracts, according to Yates. Cooks suffered a broken thumb during Sunday’s loss...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 18, 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 AP on Fox
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

NFL Notes: Browns, Buccaneers, Saints, & Titans

  Browns The Browns brought in veteran TE Kellen Davis for a workout on Tuesday. (Rand Getlin) Buccaneers HC Lovie Smith referred to RB Doug Martin‘s injury as “minor.” “Doug did go down with a little minor injury there, so we had to make a change, and from there he was able to come back and he was ready to go,” Smith said during a radio interview on Monday, via JoeBucsFan...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 09, 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

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

Top ten prospects – RB: Carlos Hyde and De’Anthony Thomas bookend the list

As we all know, as of early this season, Trent Richardson is no longer a member of the Cleveland Browns franchise (Thank God). While it was a great move in the long run for the Cleveland Browns franchise, it does leave a gaping hole at the running back position that no amount of Wills McGahee or Edwin Baker can ever fill. So, with that being, here are the top 10 running backs that...
Via cover32 - Browns
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Browns 2014 outlook: The need for a feature back

Editor's note: Browns beat reporter Fred Greetham will break down the Browns roster on a position-by-position basis, with the second part looking at the running back position. Running Backs (Willis McGahee, Chris Ogbonnaya, Fozzy Whittaker, Dion Lewis, Edwin Baker) McGahee (6-0, 235, 32) -- McGahee led the Browns in rushing--that's not saying much--with just 377 yards on 138 carries...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Possible Last Game In Pittsburgh A Good One For The Beard

By Matthew Marczi Brett Keisel, the longest-tenured remaining Pittsburgh Steeler, may well have played his last game in the black and gold in a win over the Cleveland Browns. Though that’s not yet certain, it is certain that he capped off the 2013 season on a high note, registering a strip sack and playing well against the run. Late in the first quarter, going up against reserve...
Via Steelers Depot
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Versus Cleveland Browns – Second Half Recap – Week 17

The Steelers entered the second half doing their part to get to the postseason, leading 14-0 over the Browns and receiving the ball at halftime. Meanwhile, the Ravens and Dolphins both entered halftime trailing. Starting at the 20, Ben Roethlisberger escaped pressure early and looked for Antonio Brown down the field, but the ball went through his hands on a tall pass that he attempted...
Via Steelers Depot
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Edwin Baker carries the load and produces for Cleveland (Touches/Targets Week 16)

After a productive outing against Chicago’s generous run defense in Week 15, Edwin Baker drew the start for Cleveland. The unheralded back ran well, too. He had 19 touches on 49 snaps, while Chris Ogbonnaya was limited to the fullback role on his 21 plays (two touches). Baker totaled 76 yards on his 19 touches and scored, a respectable line against the Jets, running his TD streak...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Touches and Targets Week 16

We’ll go with the abridged version this week, as few readers will be looking for actionable Week 17 notes – nevertheless, there were some interesting trends to note in Week 16 both for their implications on the last weekend of the current season, but also for what they may tell us about next year. Stay tuned after Week  17 for our  touches and targets cumulative review. Touches...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Browns focusing on finishing right

BEREA, Ohio -- The Browns have used the word 'finish' a lot this season. Most of the time, it's been a negative as the Browns have not been able to finish. They have not been able to finish the first half. They have not been able to close out games. The Steelers have a mathematical chance to still make the playoffs and the Browns could end that possibility for their rival. "Our guys...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Adds For Week 17

Yes, fantasy football fans it is week 17 and some of you are still playing for that elusive glory of winning your league. I’m here to help to do just that as the waiver wire is the gift that just keeps on giving. Here are some players you might find on the waiver wire in your league this week. Nate Washington, WR, Titans - The pride of Tiffin University has been making defenses...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Box Score Recap: Browns 13-Jets 24

Twas the Night before Christmas, when all through the housenothing was stirring, not even a Browns!Browns gift wrap the Jets an outlook to save Rex Ryan´s job. All they have to do is ruin the Dolphins post-season hopes, next week. Because some argue, at 8-8 they did a lot better than the experts predicted.Lets skip right to it.Since the Browns let Jason Campbell lead us, the rest...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Week 16 Fantasy Football Pickups

QB Kirk Cousins (Washington) Percent owned (ESPN): 3.0% Kirk Cousins wasn’t perfect or anything, but he put up big fantasy numbers against Atlanta’s defense in his first start, throwing for 381 yards and 3 touchdowns, to go with 2 interceptions. Atlanta’s defense didn’t represent much of a challenge, but neither do the defenses remaining on his schedule as he faces Dallas...
Via The Football Fan Spot
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns Game 14: Winners and Losers

Who caught your eye? Did someone stand out? Who blew it? That’s what were interested in this morning. Winners and losers. LOSER: Fans. Let me be clear about this one: I’m not calling the fans losers. I’m saying that we lost. Again. The Browns finished the home slate with a 3-5 record this year. It could have been worse I suppose. The Browns could have won all four of their...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 16, 2013  |  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 tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Hey, here’s one good thing from the latest Browns loss: “A year after being...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns close home schedule with 38-31 loss to Bears

The Browns scored two touchdowns on defense, but still were unable to hold off an uneven Bears team as they fall to 4-10 and close out their home schedule. There were some highlights in this game, but as with most games this season, not nearly enough. The Browns haven’t appeared to be a team that’s given up at all this season, but they looked simply demoralized as they gave up...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 15, 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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