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Falcons release veteran offensive tackle Sam Baker

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons released veteran offensive tackle Sam Baker on Monday.Baker started 61 of his 70 career games, but injuries have hindered his progress. He missed last season after tearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-15/falcons-release-veteran-offen
Quarterback Matt Ryan likes the feel of Falcons new offense

...returning starters on the line. Ryan Schraeder is working at right tackle following the release of seven-year veteran Sam Baker. Joe Hawley and James Stone are battling for the center job.Chris Chester, signed earlier this month as a free agent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-06-16/quarterback-matt-ryan-likes-f
Devonta Freeman makes opening bid to be starting running back for Falcons

...players who were rehabbing with the training staff and not cleared to participate were S William Moore (shoulder), OT Sam Baker (knee), CB Dezmen Southward (knee), RB Antone Smith (leg), LB Brooks Reed (groin), C Joe Hawley (knee) and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-26/devonta-freeman-makes-opening
Devonta Freeman makes opening bid to be Falcons' starting back

...players who were rehabbing with the training staff and not cleared to participate were S William Moore (shoulder), OT Sam Baker (knee), CB Dezmen Southward (knee), RB Antone Smith (leg), LB Brooks Reed (groin), C Joe Hawley (knee) and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-05-26/devonta-freeman-makes-opening
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-
Sam Baker hopes doctors let him play vs. Saints

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Left tackle Sam Baker has done everything required to rehab his lower back following surgery in late October. Now the Atlanta Falcons' first-round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/12/12/pro_503602.shtml
NFL
Mr. Sam Baker

SPARTA, Ga. -- Mr. Sam Baker, 87, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at McDuffie County Hospital, Thomson. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/02/obi_282270.shtml
Obituaries
Baker is Eagles' super fan

...STATESBORO, Ga. -- In the name of professionalism, Sam Baker foregoes face paint and costumes. But every Saturday...his four years at the school. Everyone it seems has a Sam Baker story. Watch him at any GSU event and it's easy to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/12/17/col_278152.shtml
College
Arena game makes inroads with Falcons

...presence in Saturday's NFL Draft when Sam Baker , son of AFL commissioner David Baker...the 6-foot-5, 312-pound Sam Baker said of his father's advice before...the Georgia Force. "I love it," Sam Baker said. "I've been watching those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/pro_196583.shtml
NFL
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