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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 TE Davis sprains ankle, out for the rest of game

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
49ers TE Vernon Davis sprained his ankle during the first half of Sunday's game vs. the Broncos and is doubtful to return.

Singletary too reliant on struggling rookies

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 3:32 a.m. ET
One criticism of 49ers head coach Mike Singletary, according to NFC West Whispers, is that he depends too much on some of his rookies, who may not be able to do their jobs as well as some veterans on the ...

49ers TE Davis questionable for Sunday's game

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis and RB Anthony Dixon are questionable for Sunday's NFL International Series game against the Broncos at London's Wembley Stadium.

49ers TE Davis doesn't practice again Thursday

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis did not practice again on Thursday because of an ankle injury as the team prepares for Sunday's game against the Broncos in London.

49ers promote CB Brock

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
The 49ers announced Tuesday that they have promoted CB Tramaine Brock to the active roster from the team's practice squad. They waived S Chris Maragos.

Troy Smith to start for 49ers this week

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 9:27 a.m. ET
With Alex Smith injured, the 49ers will be turning to No. 3 QB Troy Smith this weekend when San Francisco takes on the Broncos in London.

Niners give Singletary vote of confidence; Smith has sprained AC joint

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 3:22 a.m. ET
Niners owner John York gave head coach Mike Singletary a vote of confidence Tuesday, the Sacramento Bee reported. Meanwhile, an MRI confirmed that QB Alex Smith had suffered a sprained AC joint in his non-throwing shoulder.

49ers QB Smith gets shoulder checked in London

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith had his injured left shoulder checked at a London hospital on Monday morning and is still unsure if he can play against the Broncos at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Kasay hits game-winner in Panthers' first win

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Richard Marshall intercepted backup David Carr with just over a minute left, and John Kasay then kicked a 37-yard field goal with 39 seconds remaining to give the Carolina Panthers their first win, 23-20 over the San Francisco 49ers on ...

49ers QB Smith leaves game with shoulder injury

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith has left Sunday's game against the Panthers after injuring his left shoulder. QB David Carr replaced Smith with the game tied at 10.

Panthers WR Smith will return Sunday

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith practiced for the third consecutive day and is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the 49ers.

Spikes has been Niners' best LB so far this season

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
Most daily observers of the 49ers believe veteran Takeo Spikes has been the team's best overall linebacker — even better than perennial Pro Bowler Patrick Willis, whose numbers are down.

49ers stadium opening pushed back to '15

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
The 49ers' have pushed back the opening of their new stadium in Santa Clara to 2015.

49ers place S Taylor on I.R.

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:51 p.m. ET
The 49ers placed S Curtis Taylor on the season-ending injured reserve list on Monday. Taylor suffered a torn quadriceps muscle in the Niners' loss to the Eagles in Week Five.

Gore performing despite 49ers’ offensive issues

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Behind QB Alex Smith, the 49ers' offense has been far from pretty this season. But that hasn't stopped RB Frank Gore from putting up numbers reminiscent of his breakout 2006 campaign.

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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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