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Chargers Sign Baker
The Chargers have signed running back Edwin “Rock” Baker to the active roster from the team’s practice squad.
Baker, 5-8, 200 pounds, was the team’s seventh-round draft choice this year out of Michigan State. He had been on the practice squad since the beginning of the season.
At Michigan State, Baker amassed 2,293 all-purpose yards and 19 touchdowns during his collegiate career. He led the Chargers during the 2012 preseason in both carries (22) and yards (59).
Baker will wear No. 27 for the Chargers.
The Chargers filled Baker’s spot on the practice squad with fullback Jamie McCoy a 6-4, 240 pound first-year player from Texas A&M who spent time on the St. Louis Rams’ practice squad in 2010 and the Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice squad in 2011 and ’12.