Sam Baker out for the season with torn patellar tendon

Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Sam Baker has a torn right patellar tendon, ending his season.

The Falcons could shift rookie Jake Matthews to left tackle.

Baker had a knee surgery last year.

Baker has only played a full season twice.

Baker was signed to a six-year, $41 million contract with $14.3 million guaranteed last year.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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