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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' fall from grace in Seattle hard to stomach

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
After starting out like a house on fire in their season opener in Seattle, the 49ers crashed and burned in embarrassing fashion in Seattle, receiving a very rude awakening from Pete Carroll’s fired-up Seahawks.

Hasselbeck leads Seahawks to opening-day rout

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Matt Hasselbeck threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Seattle Seahawks gave new coach Pete Carroll a winning start with a 31-6 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Niners' Baas relishes challenge of new position

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:25 a.m. ET
San Francisco's David Baas has really taken to the challenge of moving from guard to center, where he looks more natural, according to NFC West Whispers.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Report: 49ers' Davis becomes league's highest-paid TE

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Vernon Davis has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $37 million contract extension, making the 49ers' tight end the highest-paid player at his position.

49ers spat possibly due to Crabtree's inactivity

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
We hear the profanity-laced altercation between Vernon Davis and Michael Crabtree the day before the 49ers' preseason finale might have been triggered by frustration over Crabtree's lack of playing time.

RB Robinson one of 22 Niners let go

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The 49ers have cut special-teams standout Michael Robinson among the 22 players released on Friday.

TE Davis and WR Crabtree argue at 49ers practice

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
TE Vernon Davis and WR Michael Crabtree had to be removed from practice and counseled by coach Mike Singletary following a non-football related dispute.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Report: 49ers NT Franklin to sign franchise tender

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
NT Aubrayo Franklin is ending his contract dispute with the 49ers. He will return to San Francisco on Saturday to undergo his physical and sign his franchise tender.

Forget about 49ers having morale issues

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The perception that the back-to-back exits of Kentwan Balmer and Glen Coffee from the 49ers might be indicative of some sort of teamwide morale problem is totally off base, the way we hear it.

49ers release veteran WR Jones

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Wednesday that they have released sixth-year veteran WR Brandon Jones, who never lived up to expectations after signing with the team as a free agent early last offseason.

49ers' system will determine Crabtree's fantasy worth

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
There’s reason to believe Michael Crabtree could be much more of a fantasy force in 2010 — provided the Niners’ offensive system gives him enough opportunities.

49ers land RB Westbrook

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed veteran RB Brian Westbrook to a one-year deal, creating one of the league's top backfields.

Report: 49ers trade Balmer to Seattle

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The 49ers have reportedly traded DL Kentwan Balmer, who had been AWOL from training camp, to Seattle.

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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