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The Falcoholic May 24, 2015

Does Sam Baker have a future with the Atlanta Falcons?

The veteran tackle finds himself without a clear path to a starting job, and perhaps even without a roster spot. Sam Baker was drafted to protect Matt Ryan's blind side. Thanks to injuries, ineffectiveness and poor luck, he hasn't been doing much of that of late, and that leaves him at a career crossroads entering 2015. Baker's career arc is a deeply weird one, and his large contract seems even less defensible than it once did, thanks to injuries over the last two years. Baker started a combined 30 games from 2009 to 2010 and then started only six the next year, bouncing around positions...
The Falcoholic May 22, 2015

Falcons 2015 roster review: offensive tackle

How will the tackle position shake out for the Falcons in 2015? Over the past two seasons, the offensive line has been an area of grave concern for the Falcons. Poor performance, exacerbated by a ridiculous number of injuries to key players, has certainly contributed to the Falcons' struggles in 2013 and 2014. Jake Matthews, who battled through injuries throughout the season, had an okay rookie year after being pressed into action at left tackle when Sam Baker suffered a torn patellar tendon during the preseason. Lamar Holmes also landed on IR with a foot injury, and Ryan Schraeder actually...
The Falcoholic May 17, 2015

Atlanta's Biggest Areas of Concern Heading Into 2015

The Falcons' front office hit a home run draft, but there are still gaping holes that could be cause for concern in the upcoming season. If the team stumbles to a sub .500 record once again in 2015, it will most likely be due these positions left unattended, more or less. Left Guard Going into the draft, I was almost certain that Dimitroff would target an athletic guard to give Matt Ryan what would be his best protection since the 2010 season. As it stands now, the starting spot seems to be up for grabs for any of Sam Baker, James Stone, Mike Persons, or even Harland Gunn. While there looks...

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