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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

Eagles pull off stunner, sign CB Asomugha

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles swooped in and signed CB Nnamdi Asomugha to a five-year deal worth $60 million with $25 million guaranteed.

49ers to let go of CB Clements

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The 49ers may cut CB Nate Clements to clear cap space and to go after Nnamdi Asomugha, but it is not certain.

UFA defenders poised to cash in

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
As free agency approaches, Mike Wilkening offers four topics to consider, including his reservations about DEs Ray Edwards and Cullen Jenkins.

Report: Asomugha "too expensive" for Lions

Posted July 12, 2011 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
The Lions could use help at cornerback, but according to a newspaper report, the top player on the free-agent market at the position might be out of their price range.

Readers overwhelmingly think Asomugha is top FA target

Posted July 11, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The respondents to a PFW poll overwhelmingly believe Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha will attract the most attention on the free-agent market.

McClain, Routt key to Raiders' pass defense

Posted July 08, 2011 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
MLB Rolando McClain and CB Stanford Routt have to improve their coverage skills for the Raiders to maintain their ranking as one of the NFL's top pass defenses.

Coach Woodson will aid Raiders' secondary

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 12:33 p.m. ET
The Raiders are expected to lose their best cornerback and safety, but could be in good shape thanks to new coach Rod Woodson.

Lockout limbo: Eagles report

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lingering lockout, we offer our take on where the Eagles stand.

Lockout limbo: Raiders report

Posted May 31, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
The Raiders have almost a completely new coaching staff and are set to lose their best player, two of the major reasons the lockout is greatly impacting the team.

Pursuing Asomugha makes sense for Bucs

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Rumors are connecting the Buccaneers to free-agent CB Nnamdi Asoumgha, who is expected to be the top player available this offseason.

Reid says Eagles have agressive offseason plan

Posted May 18, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said his team will be agressive this offseason, whenever it begins.

Lions turn attention to DBs, linebackers

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
In the afterglow of the Lions' draft, in which they added some very talented players, especially in Rounds One and Two, there was this reality: They still need help in the back seven on defense.

Free-agent aces in the hole

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers a position-by-position look at the top unrestricted free agents at whatever point this year’s market officially opens for business.

Asomugha to Giants seems unlikely

Posted March 17, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
Giants DE Justin Tuck says he'll recruit free-agent CB Nnamdi Asomugha to come to New York, but we hear that marriage is unlikely to happen.

Report: Raiders extend CB Routt

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
The Raiders have signed CB Stanford Routt to a contract extension, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

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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