Baker was stretchered off the field on a backboard after being knocked out while attempting to tackle Akers during the second half of last night's game. After the play, Akers gestured at Baker that he was "too little" to bring him down.
On Twitter last night following his team's 34-11 wild card win, Akers addressed what happened, explaining that he didn't realize how serious the situation was in the moment.
"Prays up to Budda. I didn’t know he was hurt after the play but I have nothing but respect for him," Akers said.
Baker, who gave a thumbs up as he was taken off the field and later had movement in his extremities, was diagnosed with a concussion.
He tweeted early this morning that he is doing well.
Last night was Akers' second game back after tearing his Achilles in late July. He rushed for 55 yards on 17 carries and had a 40-yard reception on a trick play.