Cardinals’ Budda Baker carted off field in Wild Card game vs. Rams

Jan 17, 2022, 8:53 PM | Updated: Jan 18, 2022, 10:59 am
Budda Baker #3 of the Arizona Cardinals is carted off the field after an injury during the third qu...
Budda Baker #3 of the Arizona Cardinals is carted off the field after an injury during the third quarter against the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at SoFi Stadium on January 17, 2022 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker was carted off the field during Monday night’s 34-11 Wild Card game loss to the Los Angeles Rams.

In the third quarter of the contest, Baker went in for a tackle on Rams running back Cam Akers which resulted in a nasty collision.

Baker suffered a concussion and does have movement and feeling in all of his extremities, per the team.

He was taken to the hospital for further evaluation and was alert and communicative.

Baker also never lost feeling or movement, per the Cardinals medical staff.

Players from both teams surrounded the All-Pro safety as he was receiving treatment on the field.

Baker had a total of three tackles before exiting the game.

His lone solo tackle came on his final play of the contest.

Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp offered his thoughts and prayers via Twitter after the game:

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