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Players

Chris Baker
DE #92
Height:
6-2
Weight:
320
Age:
28
College:
Hampton
Hometown:
Windsor, Conn.
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
11
SCK
1.0
FF
1
INT
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TRANSACTIONS
Signed as a college free agent by the Denver Broncos on April 27, 2009... Waived by the Broncos on Sept. 3, 2010... Signed by the Miami Dolphins to the practice squad on Oct. 7, 2010... Signed to the Dolphins active roster on Nov. 26, 2010... Waived by the Dolphins on July 31, 2011... Signed by the Washington Redskins to the practice squad on Sept. 5, 2011... Signed to Redskins active roster on Dec. 6, 2011.

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 11/9/09 (vs. PIT)... First NFL start: 12/15/13 (at ATL)... Redskins debut: 9/23/12 (vs. CIN)... First sack: 10/20/13 (vs. CHI, Jay Cutler)

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as a college free agent by the Denver Broncos on April 27, 2009... Waived by the Broncos on Sept. 3, 2010... Signed by the Miami Dolphins to the practice squad on Oct. 7, 2010... Signed to the Dolphins active roster on Nov. 26, 2010... Waived by the Dolphins on July 31, 2011... Signed by the Washington Redskins to the practice squad on Sept. 5, 2011... Signed to Redskins active roster on Dec. 6, 2011.

PRO
Enters 2016 credited by STATS, LLC with 134 tackles (74 solo), eight sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two passes defensed in 62 career games played with 26 starts... Appeared in one game each for Denver (2009) and Miami (2010) before playing in 14 games with Washington in 2012... Led all Redskins defensive linemen with a career-high six sacks in 2015. 

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2015 (REDSKINS)
Was one of the breakout stars of the Redskins’ NFC East title- winning campaign, appearing in 16 games (11 starts) and posting career highs in total tackles (53), solo tackles (26), tackles for loss (10), sacks (six), forced fumbles (three) and fumbles recovered (two). Also started the team’s postseason contest... Led all Redskins defensive linemen with six sacks... Recorded three assisted tackles and half a sack vs. MIA (9/13)... Registered an assisted tackle and created pressure on a game-sealing fourth down stop vs. STL (9/20)... Posted six tackles (five solo, one for loss) at NYG (9/24)... Recorded first career multi-sack game vs. PHI (10/4), registering two sacks among three his tackles (two solo)... Became the first member of the Redskins since Ryan Kerrigan in 2011 to record two forced fumbles at ATL (10/11). Also recorded two solo tackles and a sack... Made five tackles (two solo, two for loss) at NYJ (10/18)... Registered six tackles (one solo) and recorded his first career fumble recovery to seal the largest comeback in team history (24 points) vs. TB (10/25)... Tied career high with seven tackles (five solo) at NE (11/8)... Notched four assisted tackles including a half-sack in a win vs. NO (11/15)... Recorded six tackles (one solo) at CAR (11/22)... Recorded a sack in a win vs. NYG (11/29)... Posted four solo tackles (two for loss) and a forced fumble vs. DAL (12/7)... Made two solo tackles in a win at CHI (12/13)... Assisted on two tackles in a win vs. BUF (12/20)... Posted a solo tackle and a pass defensed in a division- clinching win at PHI (12/26)... Posted his career-high sixth sack and second fumble recovery of the season in regular season finale at DAL (1/3)... Tallied three solo tackles in his first career postseason start in the NFC Wild Card Round vs. GB (1/10).

2014 (REDSKINS)
Started a career-high 12 games among his career-high-tying 15 games played. Posted career highs in total tackles (39), solo tackles (24) and added one sack... Started at left defensive end at HOU (9/7), contributing three tackles (two solo)... Started at nose tackle vs. JAX (9/14), making three solo tackles... Started at nose tackle and recorded two tackles (one solo) at PHI (9/21)... Made three tackles (one solo) vs. NYG (9/25)... Started at nose tackle and contributed three tackles (one solo) vs. SEA (10/6)... Added three solo tackles in a start at nose tackle at ARI (10/12)... Recorded a solo tackle vs. TEN (10/19)... Started in an overtime win at DAL (10/27), making two tackles (one solo)... Started and recorded three tackles (one solo) at MIN (11/2)... Started on defense vs. TB (10/16)... Inactive at SF (11/23)... Recorded three tackles (two solo) at IND (11/30)... Started at nose tackle and recorded five tackles (four solo, two for loss) and his first sack of the season vs. STL (12/7)... Started and made five tackles (two solo) at NYG (12/14)... Started at nose tackle and contributed two tackles (one solo) vs. PHI (12/20)... Started and contributed two solo tackles vs. DAL (12/28).

2013 (REDSKINS)
Played in a career-high 15 games and made three starts... Had an assisted tackle in reserve action vs. PHI (9/9)... Saw action as a reserve at GB (9/15)... Inactive vs. DET (9/22)... Had three assisted tackles in reserve at OAK (9/29)... Had a solo tackle in reserve at DAL (10/13)... Registered three tackles (two solo), including his first career sack vs. CHI (10/20)... Had a solo tackle in reserve at DEN (10/27)... Contributed on defense and special teams vs. SD (11/3)... Had an assisted tackle at MIN (11/7)... Posted two tackles at PHI (11/17)... Had a career-high three solo tackles vs. SF (11/25)... Saw action in reserve vs. NYG (12/1)... Had an assisted tackle vs. KC (12/8)... Made his first NFL start at ATL (12/15), collecting four tackles (three solo) and a pass defensed... Started and made an assisted tackle vs. DAL (12/22)... Started at NYG (12/29), recording a career-high seven tackles (six solo), including three for loss.

2012 (REDSKINS)
Appeared in 14 regular season games, registering 26 tackles (14 solo), four quarterback pressures and a pass defensed, all as credited by the coaching staff... Was inactive for the team’s season-opening win at NO (9/9) and at STL (9/16)... Made his Redskins debut vs. CIN (9/23), making one solo tackle... Saw action on the defensive line in win at TB (9/30) and vs. ATL (10/7)... Had one solo tackle vs. MIN (10/14)... Had two tackles in reserve at NYG (10/21)... Had a solo tackle in reserve at PIT (10/28)... Had two tackles in reserve vs. CAR (11/4)... Had a pass defensed in a win vs. PHI (11/18)... Saw action in reserve in a Thanksgiving Day win at DAL (11/22)... In a win vs. NYG (12/3) on Monday Night Football, registered three tackles (one solo) in reserve action... Had three tackles (one solo) in a win vs. BAL (12/9)... Had a solo tackle in a win at CLE (12/16)... Saw action on defense and special teams in a win at PHI (12/23)... Had an assisted tackle in a division-clinching win vs. DAL (12/30)... Had an assisted tackle in the NFC Wild Card Round vs. SEA (1/6).

2011 (REDSKINS)
Added to the Redskins’ practice squad on Sept. 5... Promoted to the active roster on Dec. 6, but was placed on the Reserve/Injured list a week later with a quadriceps injury. 2010 (BRONCOS/DOLPHINS) Joined the Dolphins’ practice squad on Oct. 7... Saw action at OAK (11/28). 2009 (BRONCOS/DOLPHINS) Entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Broncos... Appeared in one game vs. PIT (11/9). College Posted 69 tackles (32 solo), 8.5 sacks (60 yds.) and one blocked kick in 11 games, with eight starts in one season at Hampton University in 2008 after transferring... In 2006-07, played for Penn State University and registered 43 tackles (21 solo) and 4.5 sacks (37 yds.) in 20 games (8 starts) in two seasons... Helped the Nittany Lions rank seventh in the nation against the run (87.9 ypg) in 2007... Led the defensive line with 37 tackles while posting 4.5 sacks in 2007... Saw action in eight games for Penn State as a redshirt freshman in 2006. 

PERSONAL
Played two seasons of football at Windsor H.S. in Windsor, Conn... Voted senior class president in high school... Full name: Christopher Isaiah Baker... Married his wife, Jamila, in the 2015 offseason and the couple welcomed their first child, daughter Aria, in 2016... Born Oct. 8, 1987, in Windsor, Conn... Nicknamed “Swaggy.” 

COMMUNITY 
In 2015, promoted healthy lifestyle habits at the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll, greeted fans at the Draft Day Party, played alongside fans at the Inaugural Redskins Golf Classic and participated in the WOW Wives Runway Show and the All-Star Survivors Celebration. Also hosted his own football camp for middle school boys at Sage Park Middle School in Connecticut.... In 2014, attended Power Up to Read Celebrations at Oaklands Elementary School in Laurel, Md. and Winterpock Elementary in Chesterfield, Va. Also raised money for afterschool exercise and wellness programs with actor Matthew McConaughey and teammate Alfred Morris at the Movies with Morris event, and provided instruction for prospective student-athletes at the DBOA Football Camp... In 2013, helped the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Macy’s send 200 children back to school in style at the Macy’s Back to School Shopping Spree. Also made a Play 60 Super School visit to Glebe Elementary School... In 2012, frequently participated in the team’s 80th Anniversary Thank You Tour throughout Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C... Volunteered at the annual Redskins All-Star Survivors Celebration, an event that provides an afternoon of pampering for area women battling breast cancer... Was a featured panelist at the WRCF and Coca-Cola “4th & Life” program, an event for high school athletes that focuses on being successful on the field and in the classroom... Spoke to students about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and led fitness stations at the WRCF and NFL’s Play 60 Super School visit... Led exercise station at the WRCF Play 60 Mini-Combine.

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 145 80 65 9.0 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 4 2
2016 WAS 3 3 11 5 6 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2015 WAS 16 10 53 26 27 6.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 3 2
2014 WAS 15 12 39 25 14 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 WAS 15 3 27 16 11 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2012 WAS 14 0 15 8 7 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 WAS 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 MIA 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 DEN 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 PIT L 16-38 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 DAL L 23-27 5 1 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @NYG W 29-27 3 3 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --

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