Arizona Cardinals Place Budda Baker on Injured Reserve

Pro Bowl defense AZ Cardinals placed Budda Baker on injured reserve.

Baker, the defensive anchor and team captain, was out for at least four games.

Baker was unable to play against the New York Giants due to a hamstring injury sustained in practice.

Coach Gannon did not specify the severity but did state that there was no hamstring tear.

substitute safety While the Giants were playing, Andre Chachere entered the game.

To strengthen the safety positions, the Cardinals added Qwuantrezz Knight and Joey Blount.

After missing five games, Baker might make his return against Seattle on October 22.

Gannon stresses how the group came together to make up for Baker's absence.