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Right or wrong, history dogs Baker

DT Chris Baker (Scott Boehm/Getty)

We introduce you to perhaps the second-best nose tackle prospect in the draft. Penn State transfer Chris Baker, who was coached at Hampton by former Packers cornerback Jerry Holmes, impressed at the Scouting Combine and his pro day workout, which was directed by the Packers' John Dorsey. We talked to Baker and others in yet another Packer Report draft exclusive.

Chris Baker can't escape history. Look up the defensive tackle's official draft biography on NFL.com, and it's right there in the first two sentences. "Baker struggled with off-field incidents at Penn State. He was suspended from the team at the end of the 2007 season and finally dismissed from the Nittany Lions in July 2008 after pleading guilty to two counts of misdemeanor assault and...

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