|Player||Sam Baker, OT, USC|
|Pick||Round 1, Selection 21 (21 Overall)|
|Stats||Ht: 6-5 Wt: 314 40: 5.10|
|The AFL commissioner's son will get a chance to play right away with Atlanta. Their goal was to start rebuilding their shaky offensive line with a young tackle. While Baker doesn't have the athleticism of the other tackles selected ahead of him, he's a power blocker who is good fit for the power rushing scheme that offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey will be installing.|
|Instant scouting report! Get the scoop from NFL Scout Tom Marino, who has over 35 years of experience as a professional NFL scout for the Bears, Saints, Rams, Giants, and Cowboys! CLICK HERE!|
Video via FoxSports.com
Sam Baker's Profile on Scout.com
Search Scout.com for articles on Sam Baker
Discuss it on Scout's Atlanta Falcons Forums!
Round 1: Atlanta Selects OT Sam Baker
Scout NFL Network Top Stories
NFL announces compensatory picksThe NFL awarded 32 compensatory draft picks over 16 teams.
Scout NFL NetworkYesterday at 12:29 PM
Report: Cardinals, Ross agree to extensionThe Arizona Cardinals will bring Jeremy Ross back to the team in 2017, after reportedly agreeing to a one-year extension with the wide receiver and return specialist.
CardinalsSourceYesterday at 12:14 PM
Okung Out; Where Does Denver Go For LT Help?The Broncos have a gaping hole at left tackle. Doc Bear evaluates the best free agent options available to the Broncos in 2017.
Mile High HuddleYesterday at 10:14 AM
Elway's Approach To Winning The OffseasonCarl Dumler analyzes how the decisions John Elway and the Broncos front office make in the offseason, consistently put them in a position to win on the grid-iron.
Mile High HuddleYesterday at 9:29 AM
Spielman: Bradford in prime of his careerWith the benefit of hindsight, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said he would do the Sam Bradford trade again in a millisecond.
Viking UpdateThursday at 5:15 PM