Edwin Baker (American football)

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Edwin Baker
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Baker 2014 at Browns training camp
Free agent
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-06-01) June 1, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth: Highland Park, Michigan
Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Oak Park (MI)
College: Michigan State
NFL draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 250
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
CFL status: International
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts: 44
Rushing yards: 173
Rushing TDs: 2
Receptions: 8
Receiving yards: 57
Player stats at NFL.com

Edwin Baker (born June 1, 1991) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Michigan State.[1]

Professional career[edit]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Baker was selected in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. On August 25, 2013, he was cut by the Chargers.[2]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On December 10, 2013, the Cleveland Browns signed Baker to their active roster, off of the Houston Texans practice squad.[3] In his debut, on December 15, 2013 against the Chicago Bears, Baker scored his first touchdown in the NFL on a short run. The Browns still lost 38-31. In just three games with Cleveland, Baker finished in 3rd in rushing yards and tied for the team lead in rushing touchdowns with two.[4] On August 25, 2014 Baker was cut by the Browns.

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Baker was signed to the New Orleans Saints practice squad on September 16, 2014.[5] He was moved to the active roster on October 25, 2014 after injuries to two other running backs, Pierre Thomas and Khiry Robinson.[6] He was released by the Saints on September 5, 2015.[7]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Baker signed with the Toronto Argonauts on January 19, 2016.[8] On June 19, 2016, Baker was released by Toronto.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Michigan State running back Edwin Baker selected by San Diego Chargers in seventh round of NFL draft
  2. ^ Gehlken, Michael (August 25, 2013). "Chargers cut 10 players; more coming". U-T San Diego. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ The Browns have made roster moves.
  4. ^ Mitchell, Fred (December 15, 2013). "Cutler, Bears rally for 38-31 victory". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved December 15, 2013. 
  5. ^ Saints add running back Edwin Baker to practice squad, release Trevin Wade
  6. ^ "New Orleans Saints promote Edwin Baker from practice squad", The Times-Picayune, October 25, 2014.
  7. ^ "EDWIN BAKER". foxsports.com. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 
  8. ^ Bennett, Anton (January 19, 2016). "ARGOS SIGN PAIR OF RUNNING BACKS". argonauts.ca. Archived from the original on June 14, 2016. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 

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