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Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Placed on IR
Baker (wrist) was placed on injured reserve by the Dolphins on Tuesday.
Baker underwent surgery to repair the wrist that he injured in Sunday's loss to the Bills and Tuesday's move just makes his postseason absence official. The linebacker played in 13 contests during the 2023 campaign, producing 78 tackles, including 1.5 sacks, while also adding three pass deflections and two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Won't play during postseason
Baker underwent surgery to address his wrist injury and will be out for the rest of the season, Marcel Louis-Jacques of ESPN.com reports.
Baker picked up a wrist issue during Sunday's 21-14 loss versus the Bills, and now he'll be sidelined for the postseason. In his absence, Duke Riley projects to start at linebacker next to David Long.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Will play Sunday
Baker (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Bills.
Baker was taken off the Dolphins' IR on Saturday after missing the last four games with a knee injury. He'll likely go back to his starting inside linebacker spot alongside David Long for the Dolphins' regular-season finale.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Officially off IR
Baker (knee) was activated off injured reserve Saturday, Daniel Oyefusi of the Miami Herald reports.
Baker missed the Dolphins' last four games since suffering a knee injury in the team's Week 13 win over the Commanders, but he's returning to the field just in time for the playoffs, assuming he sheds his questionable designation ahead of Sunday's 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff. The 27-year-old linebacker has recorded 69 total tackles in 12 games this season, and he'll look to get back into game shape in Week 18 against the Bills as the Dolphins try to secure the AFC East crown.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Designated to return from IR
Baker (knee) was designated to return from injured reserve by the Dolphins on Wednesday, Alain Poupart of SI.com reports.
Baker suffered an MCL injury in Week 13 and has been unavailable since, but Wednesday's transaction opens a 21-day window for him to return to practice and potentially be added to the active roster. With the Dolphins a lock for the postseason, the linebacker could provide them with a massive boost to their defensive, especially with Jaelan Phillips (Achilles) and Bradley Chubb (knee) done for the season. It's possible that Baker could return as soon as Sunday's matchup with the Bills, but time will tell when he's ultimately able to return to the field.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Might return to practice
Head coach Mike McDaniel said Monday that he's "optimistic" that the team will open the 21-day practice window this week for Baker (knee) to return from injured reserve, Adam H. Beasley of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Baker was placed on injured reserve Dec. 9 after suffering an MCL injury in Week 13. If his window opens this week, the Dolphins would have 21 days to activate Baker to the 53-man roster. The linebacker started the Dolphins' first 12 games and recorded 69 tackles, three passes defensed and two interceptions.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Shifts to IR
The Dolphins placed Baker (knee) on injured reserve Saturday.
Baker was originally thought to be week-to-week after he suffered an MCL injury in Week 13, but it now seems as if his knee issue is worse than Miami originally thought. The 26-year-old had started all 12 of the Dolphins' games thus far, recording 69 total tackles and two interceptions. With Baker missing at least the next four games, Channing Tindall projects to see increased opportunities in Miami's linebacker corps.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Considered week-to-week
Baker is considered to be week-to-week due to an MCL injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
It's relatively promising news for Baker, who was unable to put any weight on his leg after taking a blow to his knee during Sunday's 45-15 win at Washington. Miami's injury reports this week will provide more insight into his potential availability for Week 14 versus the Titans.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Out Sunday
Baker is out for the rest of Sunday's game against the Commanders with a knee injury.
The linebacker took a hit from his own teammate, Brandon Jones, and avoided putting weight on his leg as he was helped off the field, per Cameron Wolfe of NFL Network. The defensive signal caller made four tackles before leaving the game. Channing Tindall is in line to replace him.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Active in win
Baker recorded six tackles and an interception in the Dolphins' 34-13 win over the Jets on Friday.
The linebacker also played on 67 percent of Miami's defensive snaps. Baker has 65 tackles, three passes defensed and two interceptions this season.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Pick-six in loss
Baker recorded 11 tackles (six solo) while also intercepting a pass and returning it for a touchdown in Sunday's 31-17 loss to the Eagles.
Baker had himself a night in Philadelphia, compiling a season-high 11 takedowns while notching a pick-six in the third quarter. The linebacker has now produced 45 tackles, including 1.5 sacks, while snagging the interception over the first seven games of the year.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' Jerome Baker: Huge day versus Giants
Baker notched eight tackles (four solo) and 1.5 sacks during Sunday's 31-16 win over the Giants.
Baker took down an opposing quarterback for the first time this season Week 5, while also keeping busy as a run stopper. He could be primed for another big fantasy performance Week 6, with a favorable matchup against the Panthers on deck.... See More ... See Less
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