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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

Freeman leads Bucs past sluggish 49ers 21-0

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 136 yards and two touchdown passes and the Buccaneers beat the stagnant San Francisco 49ers 21-0 on Sunday for their first win in this stadium since 1980 and only second ever in 13 tries.

49ers add PK Andrus to fill in for Nedney

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
With PK Joe Nedney out with a knee strain, the 49ers have signed Shane Andrus to a one-year contract.

Walker beginning to branch out for 49ers

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Don’t be surprised if TE Delanie Walker, who is considered one of the 49ers' most naturally talented players, becomes an increasingly key weapon the remainder of the season.

49ers PK Nedney likely out for Week 11

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
49ers starting PK Joe Nedney underwent an MRI on Monday that revealed a right knee strain and a bone bruise and is not expected to play in Week 11.

49ers release Hill

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The 49ers released WR Jason Hill, dropping the former third-round pick who has failed to contribute during his recent time in San Francisco.

Troy Smith to remain 49ers' QB

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary said Monday that QB Alex Smith could be healthy for the team's Week 11 game vs. the Buccaneers, but that Troy Smith would remain the starter regardless.

49ers OLT Staley out 4-6 weeks

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:25 a.m. ET
49ers starting OLT Joe Staley broke his left fibula in Sunday's win over the Rams and is expected to miss 4-6 weeks.

49ers rally with OT win over Rams

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Joe Nedney kicked a 29-yard field goal with 9:38 left in overtime, and Troy Smith passed for 356 yards while leading the 49ers' late rally for a 23-20 victory over the Rams on Sunday.

Niners rookie Mays wearing down

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Although the team hasn't admitted it, we hear that SS Taylor Mays' fatigue is a big reason why the 49ers are giving more snaps to Reggie Smith, according to NFC West Whispers.

Troy Smith will get start for 49ers

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Mike Singletary confirmed Friday that QB Troy Smith will start Sunday's game against the Rams.

NFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
With three consecutive 100-yard rushing games, RB Steven Jackson has been the Rams' top offensive weapon by far. Read our midseason reports on NFC West teams.

Chargers waive LB Merriman

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers waived LB Shawne Merriman on Tuesday after he passed an exit physical. Teams have until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday to claim him.

49ers place C Heitmann on I.R.

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The 49ers put veteran C Eric Heitmann on injured reserve on Tuesday, opening up a roster spot for rookie LB Thaddeus Gibson.

Reports: 49ers claim rookie LB Gibson

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
The 49ers have claimed LB Thaddeus Gibson off waivers, according to multiple reports. The Steelers released their fourth-round draft pick on Saturday.

49ers rally late to beat Broncos 24-16 in London

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Troy Smith completed three long passes in the fourth quarter to lead the 49ers to a 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

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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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