The Cleveland Browns signed Edwin Baker from the Houston Texans' practice squad on Dec. 10, 2013.
Baker is 5-8, 210 pounds and officially in his first NFL season out of Michigan State. Originally a seventh-round draft choice (250th overall) by San Diego in 2012, he spent the first 15 weeks of his rookie season on the Chargers’ practice squad before being inactive the final two games. This year, he spent the first 11 weeks of the season on the Broncos’ practice squad and the past three on the Texans’ practice squad.
He entered the NFL following his junior season at MSU, where he became the sixth sophomore in school history to rush for 1,000 yards, while playing with Kirk Cousins. Baker is from Highland Park, Mich., and attended Oak Park High School in the Detroit area.
PITTSBURGH -- Running back Edwin Baker made an impact in the Cleveland Browns’ rushing attack in just three short weeks with the team.
Cleveland Browns running back Edwin Baker will see a familiar face on the Pittsburgh sideline in former Michigan State teammate, Le’Veon Bell, Sunday at Heinz Field.
Running back Edwin Baker waited a long time to play in his first NFL regular-season game, and found his way to the end zone for the Browns against the Chicago Bears Sunday.
Postgame quotes from Sunday's Browns-Bears game at FirstEnergy Stadium.
The Cleveland Browns signed running back Edwin Baker off the Houston Texans' practice squad, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.