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Nnamdi Asomugha

Nnamdi Asomugha - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 07/06/1981
Birthplace Lafayette, LA
College California
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 1st round, 31st pick by Raiders

Kaepernick named 49ers No. 2 QB

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters Thursday that second-year QB Colin Kaepernick will be the team’s No. 2 signalcaller.

49ers RB Jacobs suffers potentially serious knee injury

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Niners free-agent addition Brandon Jacobs was carried off the field with what looked like a serious knee injury in the preseason game against Houston.

Report: 49ers WR Jenkins destined for inactive list

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
A Bay Area report is speculating that Niners first-round WR A.J. Jenkins is almost certain to be inactive for most games this coming season.

49ers DT Justin Smith looking as nasty as ever

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
That 49ers DT Justin Smith has been looking typically tenacious in training camp is scary news for the O-linemen forced to face him in 2012.

Kaepernick leading competition for backup QB spot

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Colin Kaepernick has grabbed a clear lead in the three-way competition to be the 49ers' No. 2 quarterback behind starter Alex Smith.

49ers' Harbaugh expects Smith to be ready for opener

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
OLB Aldon Smith left the 49ers' preseason opener on Friday with a right hip bruise, but is expected to recover in time for the regular season.

Brooks looking like a beast for 49ers

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
After signing a new six-year, $44.5 million deal this offseason, we hear LOLB Ahmad Brooks is about to prove himself extremely worthy of his substantial payhike.

49ers CB Nelms has his Olympic moment

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
49ers CB Cory Nelms ran off the field in the middle of practice Wednesday to watch girlfriend T'erea Brown in the 400-meter hurdles finals from London.

Old-school fantasy commitment to 49ers' Moss could pay off

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
With every passing day, 49ers newcomer Randy Moss is showing signs of becoming an old-school class act in fantasy circles.

Reports: Seahawks add WR Edwards

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Seahawks will sign veteran WR Braylon Edwards on Tuesday. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, it’s a one-year deal.

49ers add veteran OG Davis

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed veteran OG Leonard Davis to a one-year deal, the team announced Thursday.

49ers S Goldson signs franchise tender

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
49ers S Dashon Goldson signed his one-year franchise tender, the team announced Thursday.

49ers add CB McBath

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed CB Darcel McBath to a one-year deal, the team announced Monday.

NFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly previews what to expect from the Cardinals, Rams, 49ers and Seahawks in training camp.

Tough reads on these five fantasy players

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Here are five fantasy players whose value entering the 2012 season can be very tough to figure out.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 02, 2013
Asomugha has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that could pay him as much as $3 million this year.||||||| The former All-Pro was released by the Philadelphia Eagles on March 12 after two disappointing seasons - and now he is ready to help the 49ers return to the Super Bowl and win after losing 34-31 to the Ravens on Feb. 3 in New Orleans.
Posted March 12, 2013
The Philadelphia Eagles have released Asomugha, just two years after he was the NFL's most sought-after free agent.||||||| The Eagles announced the move in a statement Tuesday. General manager Howie Roseman says he and new coach Chip Kelly spoke to Asomugha and "he took the news with a lot of class." Roseman says the Eagles talked to Asomugha's agents at the NFL combine in Indianapolis last month about the cornerback's future with the team. "In the end," Roseman says, "Coach and I both felt we needed to move in a different direction at the cornerback position for 2013 and beyond."
Posted Aug. 14, 2012
Asomugha has whiplash-type symptoms, according to coach Andy Reid, but no concussion after a mid-air collision on Monday.||||||| Asomugha skipped Philadelphia's Tuesday walkthrough after the collision with safety Nate Allen left him motionless on the turf for several minutes. A day later, he had a laceration on his lip and a sore neck. But no concussion. "He's been tested," Reid said. "Everything's OK there. He wasn't knocked out. That's not what happened when he was hit. He was completely conscious the whole time."
Posted Aug. 13, 2012
Asomugha was evaluated for a concussion after colliding with teammate Nate Allen during a training-camp session Monday.||||||| Asomugha, signed as a free agent last year after spending his first eight seasons with Oakland, was also left with a lacerated lip and sore neck as a result of the mid-air collision, which occurred on a pass play during a seven-on-seven period. Asomugha remained face-down and motionless as team trainers came to his aid and several teammates knelt around him.
Posted Dec. 01, 2011
Asomugha sustained a neck injury and is being examined for a head injury after hitting his head on the turf against the Seattle Seahawks.||||||| Asomugha was hurt in the second quarter Thursday night on a pass intended for Seattle receiver Mike Williams. Asomugha was motionless on the field for a few moments before getting up and walking off under his own power. The team said he was questionable to return.

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