Edwin Baker (American football)

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Edwin Baker
Edwin Baker 2014 Browns training camp.jpg
Baker 2014 at Browns training camp
No. 27     New Orleans Saints
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-06-01) June 1, 1991 (age 23)
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
Debuted in 2013 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career highlights and awards
  • First Team All-Big Ten media (2010)
  • Honorable Mention All-Big Ten coaches (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Rushing attempts43
Rushing yards171
Rushing TDs2
Receptions8
Receiving yards57
Stats at NFL.com
 
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Edwin Baker
Edwin Baker 2014 Browns training camp.jpg
Baker 2014 at Browns training camp
No. 27     New Orleans Saints
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-06-01) June 1, 1991 (age 23)
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
Debuted in 2013 for the Cleveland Browns
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career highlights and awards
  • First Team All-Big Ten media (2010)
  • Honorable Mention All-Big Ten coaches (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Rushing attempts43
Rushing yards171
Rushing TDs2
Receptions8
Receiving yards57
Stats at NFL.com

Edwin Baker (born June 1, 1991) is an American football running back for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). 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]

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