Former Redskins defensive tackle Chris Baker inks deal with the Buccaneers

Posted at 4:07 PM, Mar 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-09 16:07:36-05

Chris Baker celebrates an NFC East championship (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay, Fla. – The Redskins offseason attrition continued with the loss of defensive tackle Chris “Swaggy” Baker to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Baker’s deal will be for three years, $18 million.

Baker, a former Hampton Pirate standout, was a fan favorite. In 2016, Baker recorded 47 tackles and 3.5 sacks. Over the past 4 seasons with Washington, Baker has been productive, recording 11.5 sacks and 181 tackles.