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Falcons need to keep offensive in gear against Packers

...to get better as a unit."Stone is Atlanta's third starting center, following Joe Hawley and Peter Konz. Tackles Sam Baker and Lamar Holmes also are on injured reserve.The Falcons had the big day against Arizona even without wide receiver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-05/falcons-need-keep-offensive-g
Tough approach gets Falcons back on track

...members of Atlanta's offensive line from the start of the season. Matthews had to move left tackle following injuries to Sam Baker and Lamar Holmes.Rookie James Stone, an undrafted free agent, is the team's third starting center. Former starters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-10/tough-approach-gets-falcons-b
Falcons lose three linemen in defeat

...for 298 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions. The Falcons (2-2) had already lost starting left tackle Sam Baker for the year during the preseason. Blalock went down in the second quarter, and Holmes and Hawley were both injured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-29/falcons-lose-three-linemen-de
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-03/falcons-matt-ryan-facing-diff
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
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 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 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
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' 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