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Saints' Kawaan Baker: Remaining with New Orleans
The Saints signed Baker to a reserve/future contract Thursday, per the team's official site.
Baker has been through the wringer since entering the NFL in 2021, as he was let go by New Orleans, handed a six-game suspension for violating the league's PED policy, waived by the Seahawks, cut by the Packers, discharged from the Eagles' practice squad and finally recalled to the Saints' practice squad in that span. The 215-pound wide receiver is now in a position to compete for one of New Orleans' roster spots throughout the summer and into training camp.... See More ... See Less
Kawaan Baker: Finds new team
Baker was signed to the Saints' practice squad Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Baker was most recently on the Eagles' practice squad, and has yet to play an NFL game this season. However, he spent part of 2021 in New Orleans, playing two games for the team. With Chris Olave dealing with a hamstring injury, and Jarvis Landry (ankle) on IR, the Saints are currently short-handed at receiver. Baker will work to make his way to the active roster before the current season comes to a close.... See More ... See Less
Kawaan Baker: Done on Eagles' practice squad
Philadelphia cut Baker from its practice squad Tuesday.
Less than a full week after Baker signed onto the Eagles' practice squad, the team has already decided to part ways with him. The 2021 seventh-rounder has great size (6-foot-1, 215 lbs.) and speed (4.43-second 40), but he has yet to see an offensive snap in his young NFL career. Now he'll have to look for another opportunity elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Kawaan Baker: Joining Eagles' practice squad
The Eagles signed Baker to their practice squad Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Baker is now in line to serve as added depth for Philadelphia's wide receiver corps, after he was previously let go by the Saints in mid-October following his six-game suspension for violating the league's PED policy. The 24-year-old also spent a few weeks on the Packers' practice squad this season but failed to make any game appearances in that span.... See More ... See Less
Kawaan Baker: Stint in Green Bay over
The Packers cut Baker from their practice squad Tuesday.
Baker was signed to Green Bay's practice squad back in mid-October, but he's since been let go after failing to make an appearance on the team's active roster. The 24-year-old will now await another opportunity to receive snaps elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Kawaan Baker: Headed to Green Bay
The Packers signed Baker to the practice squad Wednesday.
Baker was waived by the Seahawks on Tuesday after he completed serving a six-game suspension for a violation of the league's PED policy. Now, the second-year wideout will look to work his way onto Green Bay's active roster as a potential game-day elevation in the team's banged-up receiving corps.... See More ... See Less
Kawaan Baker: Let go after suspension
Baker was waived by the Seahawks following the end of his six-game suspension Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Baker finished serving a six-game suspension for violating the league's PED policy, though he'll now have to make his 2022 debut elsewhere. The second-year wideout played 27 special-teams snaps in two games while bouncing back and forth between the Saints' active roster and practice squad last season. Baker will likely look to land a practice-squad contract with a new team where he can serve as a game-day activation.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Kawaan Baker: Suspended six games
Baker has been suspended six games for violating the league's PED policy, Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Network reports.
Baker will be first available to return during the Saints' Week 7 clash against the Cardinals on Thursday Night Football. After being selected 255th overall in the 2021 NFL Draft by New Orleans, Baker spent his rookie season jumping back and forth between the team's active roster and practice squad, where he ultimately appeared in two games on special teams. Given the second-year receiver entered camp fighting for a roster spot, the near future doesn't present a clear path to targets for Baker, as the Saints have Michael Thomas (ankle) back, drafted Chris Olave 11th overall in this year's NFL Draft and signed Jarvis Landry back in May, not to mention Marquez Callaway and Tre-Quan Smith's established rapport in this offense.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Kawaan Baker: Sticks with Saints
The Saints signed Baker to a reserve/future contract Monday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Baker was a seventh-round pick in the 2021 draft and spent the majority of the season on the Saints' practice squad. He was elevated to the active roster for two games and played entirely on special teams. Baker will have a chance to make the Saints' active roster in 2022 with a strong showing during offseason activities and training camp.... See More ... See Less
Kawaan Baker: Back on Saints' practice squad
Baker reverted to New Orleans' practice squad Monday.
Baker played eight snaps, all on special teams. He didn't put up any other statistics.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Kawaan Baker: Elevated to active roster
The Saints elevated Baker from their practice squad to the active roster Saturday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
After making his season debut in Week 16, Baker will be elevated for a second straight game. In his first contest, the rookie seventh-round pick recorded one tackle while playing 16 snaps on special teams. He's expected to have a similar role in Week 17.... See More ... See Less
Kawaan Baker: Back to practice squad
Baker reverted to the Saints' practice squad Tuesday, per the NFL's transaction log.
Baker was a gameday elevation for Monday's loss to Miami and recorded one tackle while playing 16 snaps on special teams. He's now back on the practice squad heading into Week 17.... See More ... See Less
Saints' Kawaan Baker: Elevated Monday
Baker was elevated from the Saints' practice squad ahead of Monday's game against the Dolphins, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.
Baker will join the active roster as a COVID-19 replacement for Week 16. The 2021 seventh-rounder hasn't yet made his regular-season debut in the NFL, and he's unlikely to have a significant fantasy role Monday.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 215 lbs|
|Birthplace: East Point, GA|
|School: South Alabama|