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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

Niners' secondary could be worth worrying about

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
With both of the Niners' starting cornerbacks conspicuous by their absences so far this offseason and rookie Taylor Mays a nonfactor thus far, team insiders believe the current state of the secondary is cause for real concern.

Santa Clara voters approve Niners stadium bid

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
A new home for the 49ers moved a step closer to reality after the approval Tuesday of Measure J, the team’s plan to build a $937 million stadium in Santa Clara.

Bruce to retire a Ram after trade

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Isaac Bruce, who spent the majority of his career in St. Louis, will retire as a Ram after being obtained in a trade with the Niners Monday afternoon.

Baalke, York take on more power for Niners

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Trent Baalke has received a sweet new promotion from the Niners, but team president Jed York still considers Baalke a work in progress as a potential general manager.

Niners sign rookie WR-RS Williams

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced late Thursday afternoon that they have signed sixth-round draft choice WR-RS Kyle Williams to a four-year contract.

Niners promote Baalke to VP of player personnel

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Apparently more than satisfied with the job he has done since the surprising exit of GM Scot McCloughan, the 49ers announced today that Trent Baalke has been promoted to the position of vice president of player personnel.

Niners sign rookie CB Adams

Posted May 17, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Monday that they have signed seventh-round draft choice CB Phillip Adams to a four-year contract.

Willis unlikely to become face of franchise

Posted May 06, 2010 @ 10 a.m. ET
While there's no denying that three-time Pro Bowl ILB Patrick Willis is by far the Niners' best player, it's hard to imagine him as the undisputed face of the franchise, even after he signed a $50 million contract ...

Niners sign Willis to contract extension

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
The 49ers announced Tuesday that they have signed LB Patrick Willis to a five-year contract extension through the 2016 season. Fox’s Jay Glazer is reporting that Willis will be receiving a total of $50 million.

Is NFC West still 'NFC Worst'?

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush ponders 10 questions about a division that looks like it could be on an upwardly mobile path following an excellent drafting effort.

Niners sign LaBoy; limited partner Mieuli dies

Posted April 26, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The 49ers officially announced that LB Travis LaBoy has signed a one-year contract with the team. In other news, it was revealed that 49ers limited partner Franklin Mieuli passed away Sunday from natural causes.

2010 draft choices by team: 49ers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:54 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the San Francisco 49ers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Is Mays 'Taylor'-made to replace Niners' Lewis?

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 9:16 p.m. ET
While he wasn't happy that he fell into the second round, USC S Taylor Mays couldn't be happier to have been drafted by the 49ers.

Niners line-dancing with Davis, Iupati

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
Suffice it to say, the Niners couldn't have been more intent on strengthening their offensive line in the 2010 draft after using their first two picks on Anthony Davis and Mike Iupati.

Niners look for big return on Ginn investment

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
We hear newly acquired Ted Ginn Jr., who was much more effective as a return specialist with the Dolphins than he was as a receiver, will be given every opportunity to return both kickoffs and punts with his new team.

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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