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  1. Atlanta Falcons: Top 5 draft needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Isportsweb.com

    ... or linebacker should be the next focal point. Atlanta's offensive line was abysmal and injury-ridden last season. Sam Baker, Gabe Carimi, Mike Johnson, Cameron Bradfield, Jonathan Scott, and Harland Gunn all have expiring contracts this season, ...

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  2. 5 Changes the Atlanta Falcons Need To Make For the 2015 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Rant Sports

    ... would be a perfect fit, and he would benefit greatly by learning from some of the best receivers in the game. Sam Baker and Peter Konz might be on the way out, and that could be a very good thing for the Falcons. Going after, and landing, a ...

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  3. Falcons Top 10 cap hits and dead money for 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Falcoholic

    ... lousy contracts. The team's top contracts are largely either useful players or ones who would not be easy to cut. Sam Baker is the one player whose expensive contract makes him a logical target for a cut, even if the team might have to designate him ...

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  4. 5 Players Who Will Be Released By Atlanta Falcons In 2015 OffseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Rant Sports

    ... that with the $ 3.75 million that releasing Jackson would save against the cap, and the writing is on the wall. Sam Baker's contract is an absolute nightmare for the Falcons. From a football standpoint, it makes sense to release Baker, but because ...

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  5. Falcons Salary Cap 2015: Sizing up Atlanta's spending money in free agencyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Falcoholic

    ... be re-signed. They'll need to keep cap room open for their draft picks, and they can easily cut or re-structure Sam Baker , Steven Jackson and others to free up millions of dollars in additional space. I say easily with Baker because they'll ...

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  6. Bucs offense will look to pick up pace under KoetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Tampa Bay Online

    ... already has succeeded in adjusting for offensive line woes such as that. A year ago, after the loss of left tackle Sam Baker created a domino effect of problems along Atlanta's offensive front, Koetter bagged a lot of the vertical elements that are ...

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  7. Atlanta Falcons 2014 Rookie Report CardRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Falcoholic

    ... draft. He handled the transition from left tackle in college to right tackle and then back to left tackle after Sam Baker was injured with aplomb, providing a relatively stable presence in the second half of the season when the Falcons sorely needed ...

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  8. The Good, Bad And Ugly That Was The 2014 Falcons SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | CBS Local

    ... the Falcons had an undrafted rookie as their starting center for the rest of the season. By the end of the season, Sam Baker and Mike Johnson joined their fellow linesmen, meaning Atlanta had to construct a brand-new O-line midway during the season. ...

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  9. The Sam Baker ConundrumRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Falcoholic

    Looking to next year, it will be very interesting to see what the team does with Baker. His cap hit next year is 7.3 million, but it would cost us 9.2 million in dead money to cut him, so it would actually cost us an extra 1.9 million in cap space to get rid of him.

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  10. Falcons Rookie Update: Snaps and PerformancesRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Falcoholic

    ... hopeful future franchise left tackle started off the season looking pretty strong, starting for the oft-injured Sam Baker , before dealing with an injury that kept him out for one game. He then "tweaked" that same ankle yet again, but the Falcons ...

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  11. 2015 NFL Draft: Atlanta Falcons' Top 5 NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... the Falcons lost five players along their offensive line to injury this season; that list was headed by Tackle Sam Baker. The Falcons drafted the highly-talented Jake Matthews last season, and should look to add another talented tackle to play ...

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  12. Gerry Dulac's Game 14 matchup: Steelers vs. FalconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Post-gazette.com

    ... offensive line has stabilized after a bunch of injuries. Rookie first-round pick Matthews moved from RT to LT when Sam Baker went out, but Matthews' replacement, Lamar Holmes, got hurt, forcing undrafted Ryan Schraeder to start at RT. The Falcons ...

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  13. Falcons' Mike Tice works his magic with rebuilt offensive lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | ESPN

    ... get their "ass kicked" up front after losing five offensive linemen to season-ending injuries, including regulars Sam Baker (left tackle), Joe Hawley (center), and Lamar Holmes (tackle). Tice has worked with five different line combinations this ...

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  14. Report: salary cap will go up approximately $5-8 million next yearRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Falcoholic

    ... is good news. Going into next season, the Falcons' total cap number is about $113 million. That's before they cut Sam Baker and Steven Jackson ($1.9 million and $3.75 million in cap savings respectively). Even if we go with LaCanfora's low-end ...

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  15. Preview: Packers vs. FalconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... cousin, LT Jake Matthews, 22. Jake, the sixth pick in the 2014 draft, was ticketed to start at right tackle before Sam Baker suffered a season-ending knee injury in August and the rookie moved to the left side. "He's had his rookie moments where he ...

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  16. Falcons need big offensive showing against PackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | Statesboro Herald

    ... 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 Roddy ...

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  17. Atlanta Falcons: What's Wrong With Jake Matthews?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | BlogginDirty

    ... as the left end is one of the hardest jobs on the line, and it's the position Matthews was thrust into after Sam Baker went down with a season ending knee injury in the preseason, but he has played it successfully in college and was excellent ...

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  18. Should We Emulate the Cowboys?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Falcoholic

    ... The Falcon's 2015 first round pick should be another offensive lineman as well. We're going to need to replace Sam Baker anyways and I see this as the best use of our first pick. Investing picks in the O-line directly leads to better QB protection ...

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  19. NFL Insider: Falcons' Jake Matthews learns from trial by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... overall pick and penciled him in as the starting right tackle. But a season-ending knee injury to left tackle Sam Baker in the second preseason game scrapped those plans. Matthews, who spent three seasons at right tackle at A&M before moving to left ...

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  20. Falcons at Panthers Blogger Q&ARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Cat Scratch Reader

    ... than expected? David: Honestly, I figured the Falcons were completely dead in the water when they lost left tackle Sam Baker, center Joe Hawley, backup center Peter Konz and right tackle Lamar Holmes. Instead, starting one rookie UDFA (James Stone) ...

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