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Falcons will need Jake Matthews to step up

...be this soon.Midway through his first NFL preseason, the Falcons shifted Matthews across the line Monday to replace Sam Baker, who went down with a season-ending knee injury.Matthews, the No. 6 overall pick, was expected to break into the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-18/falcons-will-need-jake-matthe
Falcons' Sam Baker out for season with injury

The Atlanta Falcons' revamped offensive line took a major setback Sunday when left tackle Sam Baker was ruled out for the year after injuring his right knee in a preseason game.The Falcons said the injury plagued Baker sustained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-17/falcons-sam-baker-out-season-
Falcons want to be 'bigger and stronger' on offensive line

...more than just a few new faces. The Falcons challenged the holdovers ? Blalock, center Joe Hawley and left tackle Sam Baker ? to bulk up in the weight room.Smith likes what he sees so far, yet knows it's far too early to determine how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-26/falcons-want-be-bigger-and-st
Falcons' Matt Ryan hasn't relaxed much during off-season after dismal 2013

...receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White, running back Steven Jackson, linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, offensive tackle Sam Baker, defensive end Kroy Biermann and others for much of the season.Poor play on the offensive and defensive lines led to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-19/falcons-matt-ryan-hasnt-relax
Steven Jackson believes the Atlanta Falcons' running game will be improved

...Jackson said.Smith, who has made "bigger and stronger" the team's offseason priority, said starting left tackle Sam Baker looks bigger.Smith said there is a renewed emphasis on a strong running game to complement the passing attack led by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-28/steven-jackson-believes-atlan
Falcons take offensive tackle Jake Matthews with sixth pick

...Matthews will surely move right into the Falcons' starting lineup at right tackle, across the line from left tackle Sam Baker."Jake Matthews epitomizes exactly what we were looking for." Dimitroff said.Matthews will get a chance to face...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-08/falcons-take-offensive-tackle
Faye Landrum

...Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Dell Hadden, Drew Landrum, Sam Baker, Joe White, Christopher Immel, Cory Immel and Honorary Pallbearer Ronnie Deese. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170487752
Smith: Falcons need to get tougher in 2014

...Bowl after the Falcons narrowly lost the NFC title game last season.But injuries to wideout Julio Jones, left tackle Sam Baker and defensive end KroyBiermann were too much to overcome. Sean Weath er -spoon, supposed to be the only every-down...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-12-30/smith-falcons-need-get-toughe
Falcons receiver Roddy White still not 100 percent

...linebacker Kroy Biermann went down for good in the first game, running back Steven Jackson missed four games, tackle Sam Baker is long gone for the season, linebacker Sean Weatherspoon missed seven games.Plus, the other half of the Falcons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-11-29/falcons-receiver-roddy-white-
Falcons in danger of first-to-worst finish

...been the major cause for the fall of the Falcons, who played in last season's NFC championship game.Offensive tackle Sam Baker, who was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury on Nov. 12, was the fourth starter to be lost for the season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-11-25/falcons-danger-first-worst-fi