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Jason Baker | Punter

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (37) / 5/17/1978
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 205
College: Iowa
Contract: view contract details

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Panthers released P Jason Baker.
Baker was set to count $2 million against the cap after coming in dead last in net punting average last season. An 11-year veteran, he had been with the Panthers since 2005. Wed, Mar 14, 2012 05:42:00 PM

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Punter Jason Baker is the current favorite to replace Rhys Lloyd on kickoffs this season.

John Kasay isn't an option, though the Panthers will look to bring in a strong leg later this offseason.
Thu, Mar 25, 2010 11:10:00 AM

Panthers signed P Jason Baker to a five-year, $8.5 million contract extension through 2012. The deal includes $2 million in guarantees.

Baker, who would've been eligible for unrestricted free agency in 2008, is coming off a career-best season in which he averaged 45.7 yards-per-punt and registered a 39-yard net. He may be emerging as the NFC's best punter.
Mon, Jun 18, 2007 11:52:00 AM

Panthers re-signed punter Jason Baker to a two-year, $1.8 million contract.

Baker, who was tops in the NFL in gross punting average and offseason RotoWorld blurbs, was being pursued by Baltimore.
Tue, Mar 28, 2006 10:45:00 AM

The Panthers are believed to be the favorites to retain punter Jason Baker.

Seattle and Baltimore has also shown interest.
Mon, Mar 27, 2006 07:02:00 PM

Panthers P Jason Baker will meet with the Seahawks and Ravens this week.

Last year's leader in gross punting average is also interested in returning to the Panthers.
Mon, Mar 27, 2006 10:09:00 AM

The Rams met with free agent P Jason Baker Tuesday.

The efficient young punter would be a nice addition for St. Louis, who currently lacks a punter worthy of a roster spot.
Wed, Mar 22, 2006 08:31:00 AM

The Vikings could pursue free agent punter Jason Baker.

Baker led the NFC in gross punting average in 2005 and Chris Kluwe is said to be still recovering from a torn ACL.
Tue, Mar 7, 2006 09:58:00 AM

Punter Jason Baker wants a raise to return to the Panthers.

The unrestricted free agent led the NFC in gross punting average in 2005.
Fri, Feb 24, 2006 09:49:00 AM

The Denver Broncos have traded punter Jason Baker along with a seventh-round draft pick next year to the Carolina Panthers for punter Todd Sauerbrun.

Baker will compete for the the punting duties in Carolina.
Thu, May 19, 2005 03:58:00 PM

Broncos re-signed punter Jason Baker to a one-year contract.

He'll compete with two other punter/kickoff specialists, Jeff Crowell and Tyler Fredrickson, for the team's starting job.
Source: Denver Post
Fri, Mar 18, 2005 10:50:00 AM

Broncos signed punter Jason Baker.

He's been with the Chiefs and Colts this season.
Fri, Dec 10, 2004 12:32:00 PM

Colts signed Jason Baker to handle kickoff duties.

Colts kicker Mike Vanderjagt on the matter, "It's not going to help our team kick off any better by having Jason Baker here." Welcome to Indy.
Fri, Nov 12, 2004 10:15:00 AM

Chiefs released P Jason Baker.

Baker was re-signed when punter Steve Cheek hurt his leg, but Cheek is expected back for Kansas City's next game.
Wed, Oct 6, 2004 12:19:00 AM

The Chiefs will sign former punter Jason Baker before Sunday's game.

Starting punter Steve Cheek injured a calf muscle and could be out a few weeks, or possibly the season.
Sat, Sep 25, 2004 01:33:00 PM

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