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  1. 2008 NFL Draft do-over: Matt Ryan, Joe Flacco rise to the top


    Mon, 10 Apr 2017

    Falcons: Branden Albert , OT, Virginia Original pick: Sam Baker , OT, USC. Albert was drafted: Round 1, No. 15 overall ..... Bowls to his name. He's an upgrade for Atlanta over Baker , who started just 61 games over seven seasons in Atlanta

  2. Hall of Fame Game cancellation: NFL made the right decision


    Mon, 8 Aug 2016

    Hall of Fame president David Baker as he made the official announcement ..... pill to swallow as this was for Baker , a giant of a man with an enormous ..... former NFL parent -- his son, Sam Baker , was an Atlanta Falcons tackle from 2008 through '14 -- Baker , who consulted with NFL officials

  3. Camp Countdown: Falcons


    Thu, 23 Jul 2015


    t post big numbers because they're gonna fix golf in line actually have played a much. They lost Boston left tackle Sam Baker broke on him have had started that rookie left tackle. It was it was tough season for their lines that prized prospect

  4. 39 things you need to know from NFC minicamps


    Sun, 21 Jun 2015

    trend, but he has taken early hold of the tight end job this offseason. 3. The release of former first-round tackle Sam Baker this week highlighted Atlanta's dramatic offensive line overhaul. Change can't be a bad thing for this group. Chicago

  5. Jake Matthews comfortable in Shanahan's scheme


    Wed, 17 Jun 2015

    tackle out of 84 players.) The Flacons offensive line has been shuffled this offseason after the team recently cut tackle Sam Baker and guard Justin Blalock , who then retired. More changes could come as we get into training camp battles and Shanahan

  6. Five best NFL draft classes by team of last 10 years


    Wed, 17 Jun 2015

    history » Draft class: QB Matt Ryan (Round 1), OT Sam Baker (Round 1), LB Curtis Lofton (Round 2), CB Chevis Jackson ..... as the Falcons . Before injuries derailed his career, Baker -- who was released by the team on Monday -- was a regular

  7. Falcons release Sam Baker ; Justin Blalock retires


    Mon, 15 Jun 2015

    Falcons release Sam Baker ; Justin Blalock retires By Dan Hanzus ..... Monday that they have released tackle Sam Baker , who started 61 games in six seasons ..... 21st overall pick in the 2008 draft. Baker , 30, missed all of 2014 with a torn

  8. U-Who? Oklahoma, Boston College top contenders for 'OT U' title


    Tue, 9 Jun 2015

    five of them became starters. The best is first-rounder Tyron Smith . The other first-rounders were injury-prone Sam Baker and Matt Kalil , who has been to the Pro Bowl but also is coming off a mediocre season. Second-rounders Charles Brown

  9. Aaron Rodgers to Matthew Stafford: Re-evaluating big QB deals


    Mon, 4 May 2015

    offensive line had serious issues, with Peter Konz unable to fill the shoes of retired center Todd McClure and tackles Sam Baker and Mike Johnson landing on injured reserve. Ryan had his struggles, too, including a 10-point dip in passer rating

  10. 2015 NFL Draft: Positions teams favor/avoid in first round


    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

    players at any position; there have been two wide receivers ( Julio Jones and Roddy White ), two offensive tackles ( Sam Baker and Jake Matthews ) and two defensive linemen (Jamaal Anderson and Peria Jerry ) in that span. No, thank you: The

  11. Mayock's Slant: Ryan, the franchise QB


    Tue, 30 Sep 2014


    do you protect Matt Ryan you've got to rebuild that offensive line You in the training camp and starting left tackle Sam Baker goes the injury. So you take your first round pick Jake Matthews and kick on from the right side to the left. And you

  12. TNF Storylines: Buccaneers vs. Falcons preview


    Thu, 25 Sep 2014


    mean he was sacked twice in the game. Three interceptions again this is going to be the left tackle true green and for Sam Baker once again Carlo Dunlop. Doing much damage to the Atlanta Falcons passing game I Six all three interceptions on the day

  13. Matt Ryan's Atlanta Falcons driven to leave 2013 season behind


    Fri, 12 Sep 2014

    to become more resilient, and he thinks he saw it in how the group played well in the absence of starting left tackle Sam Baker , out for the season with a knee injury. All of this certainly added up for the man throwing the ball to Jones and Co

  14. Matt Ryan passes Falcons past Saints in shootout


    Tue, 9 Sep 2014

    6. Left tackle Jake Matthews never returned after leaving with an ankle injury just before halftime. With veteran Sam Baker already out for the season, Atlanta can ill-afford an extended absence from their top rookie.

  15. Week 1: Saints vs. Falcons highlights


    Mon, 8 Sep 2014


    out Morgan State the first round pick here's the sixth overall selection. he's already playing left tackle because Sam Baker is done for the year his ankle he was. Don't let me tell you something cheek went down. And next man came up in this

  16. Is the Falcons offense back?


    Mon, 8 Sep 2014


    Brees yesterday but they created a lot of pressure on him and created a lot of turnovers. Two injuries on that etc. Sam Baker in the pre season so you talk about mentally tough and overcome and something like that huge. Yet banged up in the offseason

  17. Picking the NFL's dark horse teams in 2014


    Wed, 3 Sep 2014

    starting quarterback -- which Matt Ryan is -- has a shot to win nine or 10 games. The preseason loss of left tackle Sam Baker hurt, but first-round pick Jake Matthews certainly has the potential to capably protect Ryan's blindside. Rookie

  18. Mike Tice: Falcons' offensive line 'won't be punked'


    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    so we'll get the runs cleaned up. We've just got to keep protecting that quarterback." Losing veteran bookend Sam Baker to a season-ending knee injury didn't help, but Atlanta held opponents to just two Matt Ryan sacks over 79 pass attempts

  19. Tailgate Time: NO vs. ATL


    Fri, 29 Aug 2014


    They're gonna come up a lot of line Exploit the pressure member of the Atlanta Falcons They're 20081. Round pick Sam Baker he's done everything that he's that have to step up and you've got to look at a lot and uses it. Think the penalty

  20. Atlanta Falcons season preview: Shortcomings on D


    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    Asamoah gives the Falcons a durable blocker who was supposed to work alongside rookie tackle Jake Matthews . With bookend Sam Baker lost for the year to a knee injury, though, Matthews will take over on the left side, leaving unproven Lamar Holmes

  21. Seahawks, Packers among NFC teams with highest ceilings


    Tue, 26 Aug 2014

    from his offensive line, starting with rookie Jake Matthews , who's been thrust into the left tackle spot because of Sam Baker 's season-ending injury . Devonta Freeman takes over at running back, boosting the offense enough so Ryan doesn

  22. Atlanta Falcons fantasy preview


    Mon, 25 Aug 2014


    after that those that might be the the hard knocks effect Sam Baker if you watch the game against the Texans he had his hands ..... time of the year. It changes a whole lot when you figure Sam Baker played four games last year because he was injured and

  23. Falcons tackle Mike Johnson out for season with a foot injury


    Sun, 24 Aug 2014

    against the Titans on Saturday night. The news out of Atlanta is especially bad considering the Falcons lost left tackle Sam Baker to a season-ending knee injury earlier in the preseason. Johnson was expected to to be the team's swing tackle and

  24. NFL NOW: Titans vs. Falcons preview


    Fri, 22 Aug 2014


    pressure on Matt this is a team that just lost. Left tackle Sam Baker . Look at that also look for some toughness about you ..... They have had offensive line questions a lot losing Sam Baker should thank we kinda left side in the future they didn

  25. Winners and losers from Preseason Week 2


    Wed, 20 Aug 2014

    Sound familiar? Atlanta Falcons offensive line: No. 6 overall pick Jake Matthews will move to the left side after Sam Baker 's season-ending knee injury . This could be spun as a positive for Matthews' development, but the Falcons spent