Eagles defensive end Jason Babin sacks Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan. Curtis Compton / email@example.com
FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons left tackle Sam Baker is taking a lot of heat from from you all after his performance against the Eagles and defensive end Trent Cole.
“Yeah, towards the end of the game I finally got it together, but it was a long day for sure against Trent,” Baker said on Wednesday.
It must be noted that with the game on the line, Baker won his battles in the two 80-yard drives to win the game. Also, Baker is a stand up guy and addressed his plight and noted that the offensive line is under pressure from the coaches to firm-up the passing pocket.
The offensive line has been taking some heat for giving up nine sacks and 17 hits on quarterback Matt Ryan.
Ryan’s ability to withstand the hits caused Falcons coach Mike Smith to call him “One tough Irishman.”
Baker said the coaches have turned the heat up on the offensive line, which may get center Todd McClure back
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