At the NFL owners meeting in Palm Beach, Fla., Falcons coach Mike Smith repeated the stance that he made at the NFL scouting combine about the team being committed to Sam Baker as the left tackle.
The offensive line was hurt significantly by back and elbow injuries to Baker last season.
Smith believes the unit will be stronger if Baker, who had back surgery during the season, can return healthy.
“We are looking forward to having a healthy Sam back,” Smith said at the combine on February 25. “Sam is very resilient. He’s fought through a lot of injuries.”
Smith went on to state that he’d be