Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Top Darrell Baker Jr. News
Colts' Darrell Baker: Moves to special-teams role
Baker played just two snaps on defense in Saturday's win over Pittsburgh.
Baker moved to a backup role with the return of JuJu Brents from a quad injury. He played 15 snaps on special teams.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Darrell Baker: Back in starting lineup
Baker had three total tackles in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay.
Baker has moved back into the starting lineup due to the season-ending injury to Dallis Flowers (Achilles) and with JuJu Brents missing the last four games with a quad injury. After struggling to begin the season, Baker has improved in coverage the last three games by allowing eight of 13 passes targeted at him to go for a relatively modest 62 yards, according to Pro Football Focus.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Darrell Baker: Healthy scratch Sunday
Baker will be a healthy scratch Sunday against Baltimore, Kevin Bowen of 107.5 The Fan Indianapolis reports.
Baker began the season as a starting cornerback but has struggled the first two games. Rookie 2023 second-round draft pick JuJu Brents is active for his first NFL game and could play a large role in the secondary.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Darrell Baker: Struggles in start at cornerback
Baker started at cornerback and had four tackles in Sunday's loss to Jacksonville.
Baker had a strong training camp and emerged as a surprise starter with 2023 second-round draft pick Julius Brents struggling during the preseason. Baker struggled in coverage during his debut, however, by allowing four receptions on six targets for 59 yards and a touchdown, according to Pro Football Focus. He'll need to improve to keep his starting role.... See More ... See Less
Colts' Darrell Baker: Listed as starting cornerback
Baker is listed as a starting cornerback in Indianapolis' first unofficial depth chart of the regular season.
Flowers will start at cornerback next to Dallis Flowers and Kenny Moore at nickelback. Baker had a strong training camp and emerged as a surprise starter with 2023 second-round draft pick Julius Brents struggling during the preseason.... See More ... See Less
Darrell Baker: Finds work in Indianapolis
The Colts signed Baker to their practice squad Tuesday.
The rookie cornerback was waived by Arizona in late-August, but he's since found a new opportunity to join an active NFL roster with the Colts. In 56 career games (26 starts) at Georgia Southern, Baker collected 121 tackles (80 solo), 21 passes defensed, three interceptions and two forced fumbles.... See More ... See Less
Darrell Baker: Waived with injury settlement
The Cardinals waived Baker (undisclosed) from injured reserve with an injury settlement Monday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
The extent of Baker's injury remain unclear. However, once he's healthy, he'll be allowed to sign with a new team during the 2022 season.... See More ... See Less
Cardinals' Darrell Baker: Reverts to IR
Baker (undisclosed) reverted to injured reserve Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Baker will now be forced to miss the 2022 season, unless he can reach an injury settlement with the team.... See More ... See Less
Darrell Baker: Waived with injury designation
The Cardinals waived Baker (undisclosed) with an injury designation Tuesday.
The extent of the injury remains unknown. Baker will revert to the Cardinals injured reserve list if he clears waivers.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 190 lbs
|Birthplace: Panama City, Panama
|School: Ga. Southern