Jake Matthews open to left tackle

Updated: August 17, 2014, 8:51 PM ET
By Vaughn McClure | ESPN.com

The Atlanta Falcons have lost starting left tackle Sam Baker for the season with a torn patellar tendon, and as a result rookie right tackle Jake Matthews said he is ready to switch to left tackle.

Baker injured his right knee during the second quarter of Saturday's 32-7 preseason loss to the Houston Texans. The Falcons announced Sunday that Baker will miss the rest of the season after tests determined he suffered a torn patellar tendon. The former first-round pick underwent season-ending ...

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