Is It Time for the Atlanta Falcons to Start Another UDFA in OT Ryan Schraeder?

November 12, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Atlanta Falcons need to take a risk and get their team healthy for 2014. That starts with putting Sam Baker on injured reserve and starting rookie undrafted free agent Ryan Schraeder. 
Yes, you heard that correctly.
No, I'm not crazy. My mother had me tested.
There are quite a few benefits to starting the rookie undrafted free agent. The first of which is that it can allow the Falcons to accept Baker's injury situation on the season. After that, it comes down to player development and just putting the best product out there on the field in 2014.
Just put Sam Baker on Injured Reserve Already
Look, Baker is obviously hurt. He's spent the entire season listed on the injury report with a hurt knee. And while, yes, keeping him out there could help improve the Falcons progression on offense and on the offensive line, him healing up to 100 percent is even more important. 
The fact that Mike Smith has long term concerns about the knee is ...

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