The starting left tackle was carted off the field in the second quarter of a preseason game Saturday against the
AtlantaFalcons.com confirms a torn patellar tendon in Baker's right knee.
This is the latest setback in what’s become an injury trend for the 6-foot-5, 301-pound tackle. A four-year starter at
from 2004-07, he has only been available to play two complete seasons in Atlanta since he was selected as a first round pick in 2008. He started four games in 2013 before undergoing season ending surgery on his left knee.
“Sam had worked extremely hard to get back on the field after missing most of last season, and he was having a good camp.” Falcons Coach