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Edwin Baker | Running Back | #27

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (25) / 6/1/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'8' / 210
College: Michigan State
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 7 (250) / SD
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Saints waived/released RB Edwin Baker, LB Justin Anderson, OT Nick Becton, LB Henry Coley, LB Jerry Franklin, OT Bryce Harris, OT Sean Hickey, OG Cyril Lemon, TE Chris Manhertz, RB Toben Opurum, DB Sammy Seamster and DB Pierre Warren.
The Saints were the last team to reveal their cuts, apparently believing it gave them advantage despite the fact that every team's cuts must be reported to the NFL. Whatever. The most notable names were all reported earlier Saturday. Sat, Sep 5, 2015 08:16:00 PM

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Saints promoted RB Edwin Baker from the practice squad.

Baker provides depth with Khiry Robinson and Pierre Thomas sidelined. The Saints waived TE Tom Crabtree.
Sat, Oct 25, 2014 06:10:00 PM

Browns released RB Edwin Baker.

Baker was a desperation feature back late last season for the Browns, rushing 43 times for 171 yards with two touchdowns between Weeks 15-17. It wasn't enough. Baker loses his job to Dion Lewis, who appears to have locked up No. 3 RB duties.
Mon, Aug 25, 2014 12:09:00 PM

Browns RB Edwin Baker "has had some very good moments in the spring practices" and appears ahead of veteran RB Chris Ogbonnaya on the depth chart.

Baker held his own as a starter last season, gaining 171 yards in three games as Cleveland's lead back, but his reign atop the depth chart was never going to last. Baker is firmly behind new additions Ben Tate and Terrance West. He would need several injuries to have any fantasy value.
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 01:38:00 PM

Edwin Baker rushed 18 times for 69 yards in Cleveland's Week 17 loss to the Steelers.

Baker "added" two catches for -1 yards. Either way, it was one of the best efforts by a Browns back all season, and gives Baker 171 yards in three games as Cleveland's starter. He finishes with a 4.0 YPC on 43 totes. Extremely quick to the hole, there's no hesitation to Baker's game. He looked better than Trent Richardson this season. Baker could compete for the Browns' starting job in 2014, but will more likely be back as a reserve.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 04:51:00 PM

The Browns are expected to select a running back in May's draft.

Norv Turner's pet project, Edwin Baker, has shown reasonably well as a feature back over the last two games. He'll get another audition in that role against the Steelers Sunday, but he's no more than a long-term committee back in a pass-first scheme. The Browns have stockpiled an impressive seven picks in the first four rounds of the 2014 draft -- including an extra first-rounder courtesy of the Trent Richardson pillage.
Wed, Dec 25, 2013 08:58:00 AM

Edwin Baker played on 50-of-69 snaps in Sunday's loss to the Jets.

Chris Ogbonnaya played just 20 snaps and Willis McGahee/Fozzy Whittaker combined for two. The Browns were clearly trying to get a long look at Baker as a potential feature back, and he responded by rushing 17 times for 64 yards with a touchdown against an excellent Jets run defense. For owners playing into Week 17, Baker makes for a sneaky play against the Steelers.
Mon, Dec 23, 2013 11:01:00 AM

Edwin Baker rushed for 64 yards and one touchdown on 17 carries in Week 16 against the Jets.

Baker added two catches for 12 yards to his stat line. The Browns entered Week 15 with just two rushing touchdowns all season. Baker now has rushing scores in back-to-back weeks after being signed off Houston's practice squad. He started Sunday and dominated touches. Chris Ogbonnaya handled the ball twice, while Willis McGahee and Fozzy Whittaker didn't touch the ball. Baker is just 22 years old and is a guy to watch in dynasty. The Browns don't have a running-back-of-the-future currently on the roster. Baker gets the Steelers in the season finale.
Sun, Dec 22, 2013 04:46:00 PM

The Browns plan to "talk about" giving RB Edwin Baker more work going forward.

Operating as the lead back, Baker was the Browns' "leading" rusher in Sunday's loss to the Bears, taking the rock eight times for 38 yards and a touchdown. He was signed off the practice squad just six days ago. With Willis McGahee's (concussion) season in danger, it appears the Browns have seen all they need to see of Chris Ogbonnaya and Fozzy Whittaker. Whatever his role is, Baker won't be a viable FLEX option for the fantasy finals against the Jets' stingy run defense.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 05:13:00 PM

Edwin Baker rushed eight times for 38 yards with a touchdown and added four catches for 46 yards in Sunday's Week 15 loss to the Bears.

Baker was signed off the Texans' practice squad five days ago. So it was a major surprise to watch him run as the clear-cut feature back for the Browns. Baker got the majority of base runs as well as the goal-line work (converting one from two yards out) and even got the call on a couple screen plays. Still, we'd avoid trusting Baker as a plug-n-play in Week 16. Willis McGahee (concussion) could be back and the Jets boast arguably the league's best run defense.
Sun, Dec 15, 2013 05:44:00 PM

OC Norv Turner said he expects Edwin Baker to receive playing time in Sunday's game against the Bears.

Willis McGahee (concussion) is almost certainly out. Baker was just signed two days ago, but he has some familiarity with Norv Turner's scheme from their time together in San Diego. We wouldn't expect more than a few snaps behind Chris Ogbonnaya and Fozzy Whittaker.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 11:48:00 AM

Browns signed RB Edwin Baker.

Baker was on the Texans' practice squad. The No. 250 overall pick of the 2012 draft, Baker has yet to notch an NFL carry. Despite the sorry state of Cleveland's running back corps, that's unlikely to change.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 04:37:00 PM

Broncos signed RB Edwin Baker to the practice squad.

Baker will get the first call if one of Montee Ball, Ronnie Hillman and Knowshon Moreno goes down with injury.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 12:53:00 PM

Free agent RB Edwin Baker visited the Broncos.

Baker was among the Chargers' first round of cuts last week. He rushed 11 times for 57 yards this preseason. Baker was the No. 250 overall pick last year.
Sun, Sep 1, 2013 08:29:00 AM

Chargers waived RB Edwin Baker, C Colin Baxter, CB Greg Brown, S Tony Burnett, WR Deon Butler, G/T Brandyn Dombrowski, QB Nathan Enderle, P Richard Kent, DL Jamarcus McFarland, and TE Dallas Walker.

Baker was the Chargers' seventh-round pick in 2012. Dombrowski has started games for San Diego in the past -- and been manhandled by defensive linemen.
Sun, Aug 25, 2013 09:08:00 PM

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PosRoleName
QB1Ryan Lindley
2Josh Freeman
3Phillip Sims
4Bryan Bennett
5G.J. Kinne
6B.J. Daniels
7Johnny Manziel
8Seth Lobato
9Tim Tebow
10Brad Sorensen
11Bryn Renner
12Ryan Williams
13Christian Ponder
14Matt Blanchard
15Pat Devlin
16R.J. Archer
17Garrett Gilbert
18Cody Fajardo
19Shane Carden
20Griffin Neal
21Josh Woodrum
22Jerry Lovelocke
23Chase Rettig
24Chandler Harnish
25Dalyn Williams
26Jake Waters
RB1Joseph Randle
2Zurlon Tipton
3Toby Gerhart
4LaMichael James
5Alonzo Harris
6Joique Bell
7Antone Smith
8Anthony Dixon
9Josh Harris
10Ross Scheuerman
11Kenneth Harper
12Jawon Chisholm
13Jerome Smith
14Rajion Neal
15Michael Dyer
16Jeremy Stewart
17LaVance Taylor
18Lache Seastrunk
19Keshawn Hill
20Kevin Monangai
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Erik Lorig
3Jorvorskie Lane
4Joe Don Duncan
5Ryan Mueller
6Derrick Coleman
7Henry Hynoski
8Brad Smelley
9Trey Millard
10Abou Toure
11Jordan Campbell
12Zach Boren
13Kiero Small
14J.C. Copeland
15John Conner
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
4Miles Austin
5Dwayne Bowe
6Preston Parker
7Kris Durham
8Tyler Davis
9Josh Morgan
10Jacoby Ford
11Ricky Collins
12Zach D'Orazio
13Kenzel Doe
14Tevin Reese
15Damaris Johnson
16Robert Herron
17Solomon Patton
18Damian Williams
19Reggie Dunn
20Armon Binns
21Carlton Mitchell
22Nick Harwell
23Kain Colter
24Jeff Beathard
25DaVaris Daniels
26Tyler McDonald
27Ezell Ruffin
28Travis Labhart
29Donatella Luckett
30Lance Lewis
31Joseph Anderson
32Josh Stewart
33David Porter
34Quenton Bundrage
35Josh Harper
36Marquez Clark
37L'Damian Washington
WR21Roddy White
2Brian Hartline
3Ace Sanders
4Riley Cooper
5Denarius Moore
6Marcus Thigpen
7Austin Pettis
8Ryan Broyles
9Joe Morgan
10Jacoby Jones
11Onterio McCalebb
12Emory Blake
13A.J. Jenkins
14Mike Brown
15Tandon Doss
16Devante Davis
17Devon Wylie
18Jimmie Hunt
19Marlon Brown
20Isiah Ferguson
21Ryan Lankford
22Milton Williams III
23Michael Preston
24Daniel Rodriguez
25James Butler
26Clyde Gates
27Marcus Harris
28Ryan Whalen
29Phil Bates
30Trindon Holliday
31Chris King
32Juron Criner
33Tom Nelson
34Andre Davis
35Demetrius Wilson
36Josh Reese
37Trevor Harman
38Paul Browning
39Austin Willis
40Saalim Hakim
41Christion Jones
WR31Andre Johnson
2Marques Colston
3Riley Cooper
TE1Owen Daniels
2Scott Chandler
3Dante Rosario
4Matt Spaeth
5Kyle Miller
6Chase Ford
7Beau Gardner
8Mickey Shuler
9D.J. Williams
10Mike McFarland
11Rob Blanchflower
12Jacob Maxwell
13Richard Gordon
14Nick Kasa
15Chase Dixon
16David Paulson
17Steve Maneri
18Jimmay Mundine
19Cameron Clear
20Kevin Greene
21Brandon Barden
22Gerell Robinson
23Dan Light
24Jack Tabb
25Jordan Thompson
26Jake Murphy
27Jay Rome
28Ryan Taylor
29Brett Brackett
30Michael Egnew
31Adrien Robinson
LT1Eugene Monroe
2Pierce Burton
3John Fullington
4Micah Hatchie
5Jason Fox
6Tyson Chandler
7Will Beatty
8Keith Lumpkin
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Edawn Coughman
3Ben Heenan
4Antoine Everett
5Sean Hickey
6Valerian Ume-Ezeoke
7Darren Keyton
8Tanner Hawkinson
9Cory Tucker
C1Manuel Ramirez
2Julian Vandervelde
3Khaled Holmes
4Braxston Cave
5Brian De La Puente
6Ben Clarke
7James Stone
RG1Louis Vasquez
2Todd Herremans
3Jahri Evans
4Paul Fanaika
5Leon Brown
6Adam Replogle
7Ronald Patrick
RT1Mike Adams
2Tayo Fabuluje
3Kelvin Palmer
4Lamar Holmes
5Zeth Ramsay
6Patrick Miller
K1Josh Scobee
2Shaun Suisham
3Brandon Bogotay
4Kyle Brindza
5Brad Craddock
6Carey Spear
7Billy Cundiff
8Jaden Oberkrom
9Corey Acosta
10Mike Meyer
11Andrew Furney
12Justin Manton
13Ty Long