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Josh Baker | Tight End

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (28) / 12/25/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 244
College: Northwest Missouri State
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Buccaneers signed TE/FB Josh Baker.
Baker appeared in 11 games for the Jets in 2011 and caught three passes for 27 yards and one touchdown. Gang Green was said to be high on him heading into 2012 before he suffered a nasty torn ACL in the preseason. Baker sat out 2013. Tue, Apr 1, 2014 12:24:00 PM
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Jets waived TE Josh Baker.

Baker, 26, was owed just $555,000 for 2013, but tore his right ACL during the 2012 preseason and fell out of the Jets' plans. He'll likely clear waivers.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 01:28:00 PM

Jets waived/injured TE Josh Baker.

Baker tore his right ACL in Sunday's preseason game. He'll revert to injured reserve after clearing waivers. An undrafted free agent last season, Baker appeared in 11 games, making three catches for 27 yards. He'll get a shot to make the team next summer.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 01:34:00 PM

Jets TE Josh Baker has suffered at least a torn right ACL, ending his season.

Baker is having a Monday MRI, which may reveal even more damage. His knee was gruesomely bent the wrong way in a collision with Panthers CB Josh Norman's helmet Sunday night. The Jets will scour Monday's cuts for tight end help.
Mon, Aug 27, 2012 11:26:00 AM

Jets TE Josh Baker exited the Jets' third preseason game Sunday night with a knee injury.

Baker's injury looked downright nasty. As he tried to catch up with a pass in the front corner of the end zone, a Panthers corner barreled into his knee and bent it the wrong way. The Jets have now lost two tight ends in one half of football as Dustin Keller pulled up lame with a hamstring issue.
Sun, Aug 26, 2012 09:17:00 PM

Jets promoted TE Josh Baker from their practice squad.

Per the New York Daily News, the Jets are intrigued with Baker's upside after a six-catch, 75-yard preseason. An undrafted rookie out of Northwest Missouri State, Baker replaces Jeff Cumberland (Achilles' tear) on the roster.
Mon, Sep 26, 2011 06:52:00 PM

Jets signed TE Josh Baker to the practice squad.

Amongst the Jets' final cuts on Saturday, Baker caught six passes for 75 yards during the preseason, and acquitted himself well as a blocker. Capable of playing fullback in addition to tight end, his versatility may eventually land him on an active roster.
Sun, Sep 4, 2011 12:39:00 PM

Jets waived TE Josh Baker.

Baker showed the ability to play both fullback and tight end, seeing extensive snaps in the preseason finale. The Jets want him on the practice squad.
Sat, Sep 3, 2011 01:44:00 PM

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