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06-29-2012, 08:46 AM
Aaron Wilson of Profootball.scout.com (http://profootball.scout.com/a.z?s=127&p=9&c=2&cid=1198677&nid=5947896&fhn=1) reports the Pittsburgh Steelers are signing former LSU outside linebacker Ryan Baker following a tryout today that included former New England Patriots outside linebacker Markell Carter, according to a league source.

Baker is an undrafted rookie free agent.

Baker is a 5-foot-11, 232-pounder with 4.7 speed who earned all-conference honors as a senior.
He recorded 58 tackles, 3 1/2 for losses and 1 1/2 sacks. The two-year starter had 87 tackles as a junior with 11 tackles for losses and seven sacks.

Carter was released by the Patriots this spring.

Carter is a former Patriots sixth-round draft pick who spent last season on the practice squad.


06-29-2012, 04:00 PM
News of Baker's signing has already been posted. Feel free to include this over there.