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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

49ers SS Mays regresses in rookie year

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
Rookie SS Taylor Mays was one of the bigger disappointments among a team full of underachievers, according to NFC West Whispers.

Report: 49ers hire Fangio to run 'D'

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The 49ers have hired Vic Fangio as their defensive coordinator, according to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.

49ers hire former Stanford coach Roman as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
It turns out 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh isn't the only Stanford coach leaving for San Francisco.

Baalke's ultimate authority for 49ers not a smokescreen

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 9:08 p.m. ET
Despite the many skeptics in the local media who still think new 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh will have the final say on the 53-man roster even though both Harbaugh and GM Trent Baalke indicated otherwise, we hear both owner ...

Cardinals interview Manusky for DC job

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
49ers defensive coordinator Greg Manusky is interviewing for the Cardinals' vacant defensive coordinator position.

Niners not fooling around

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 1:47 a.m. ET
Observers around the league have applauded the promptness that Niners president/CEO Jed York and GM Trent Baalke displayed in hiring local product Jim Harbaugh to be the team's head coach. The consensus among league insiders is that their ...

Harbaugh, Baalke shine in 49ers spotlight

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 8:17 p.m. ET
New 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh’s introductory press conference late Friday afternoon was far from a one-man show, with new GM Trent Baalke sharing the spotlight and setting a strong, self-confident tone.

Harbaugh, 49ers agree to deal

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Jim Harbaugh has agreed to leave Stanford and become the next head coach of the 49ers, according to ESPN.

Dolphins contingent reportedly meets with Harbaugh

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
A contingent from the Miami Dolphins reportedly flew to the Bay Area on Wednesday evening to meet with Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh, just hours after he had conducted a lengthy interview with the 49ers.

49ers not sure what they've got in Crabtree

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
With his first full season now in the books, we hear the verdict remains very much out on 49ers 2009 first-round draft pick Michael Crabtree.

Report: 49ers to meet with Harbaugh on Wednesday

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The 49ers are expected to meet with Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh on Wednesday at an undisclosed location away from the team's facility, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen.

49ers top Cards with big offensive show

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Alex Smith threw a 59-yard touchdown pass to Vernon Davis in what likely was the quarterback's final game with the 49ers, and San Francisco beat Arizona 38-7 on Sunday in a matchup for last place in the awful NFC ...

Reports: Softli interviewed for 49ers' GM job

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The 49ers interviewed Tony Softli on Tuesday for the team's general manager position, according to multiple reports.

Tomsula introduced as 49ers head coach

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Jim Tomsula has been introduced as the 49ers' interim coach for the final week of the season, replacing Mike Singletary, who was fired last evening.

Singletary's firing sign of 49ers' instability

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki says that stability has been a consistent theme of every successful NFL operation, and the 49ers' firing of Mike Singletary proved once again how much the San Francisco franchise lacks that quality.

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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