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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' Matt Ryan facing different questions after dismal 2013 season

...77.9 yards per game.Ryan said he's confident the line will be much more effective despite the loss of left tackle Sam Baker, who tore up a knee in the preseason. First-round pick Jake Matthews took over Baker's spot, and the Falcons also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-03/falcons-matt-ryan-facing-diff
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, Jaguars trying to settle offensive line spots in preseason finale

...with the sixth overall pick.They planned to play Matthews at right tackle, but had to move him to the left side when Sam Baker went down with a season-ending knee injury in the preseason.Lamar Holmes has been the starting right tackle since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-27/falcons-jaguars-trying-settle
Falcons, Jaguars trying to finalize offensive line spots

...with the sixth overall pick. They planned to play Matthews at right tackle, but had to move him to the left side when Sam Baker went down with a season-ending knee injury in the preseason.Lamar Holmes has been the starting right tackle since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-27/falcons-jaguars-trying-finali
Atlanta Falcons haven't filled all their starting spots

...possible each contender for the backup job will play one half.Lamar Holmes has been the starting right tackle since Sam Baker's season-ending knee injury forced rookie Jake Matthews to move to left tackle. Thursday night will be an opportunity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-26/atlanta-falcons-havent-filled
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
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
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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