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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 could make run at Asomugha

Posted Feb. 20, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
With Raiders CB Nnamdi Asoumugha slated to become a free agent March 4, Philadelphia is rumored as a potential landing site for the shutdown corner, according to NFC Whispers.

Woodson hired as Raiders DB coach

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Hall of Fame DB Rod Woodson has been hired by the Raiders as the team's new secondary coach.

Vikings' Madieu Williams named Walter Payton Man of the Year

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Vikings S Madieu Williams was named the 2010 recipient of the Walter Payton Man of the Year award.

Finalists for Payton award honored

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
Two of the three finalists for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award and members of Payton's family were on hand for a ceremony honoring the finalists Friday.

Asomugha, Idonije and Williams are finalists for Man of Year award

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha, Bears DE Israel Idonije and Vikings FS Madieu Williams are the three finalists for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

Jackson wants to finish job Cable started

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 9:45 p.m. ET
New head coach Hue Jackson said at his introductory press conference Tuesday that the Raiders are ready to get back to the postseason after an eight-year absence.

Marshall's departure could be start of defensive shake-up for Raiders

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
As the Raiders continue making changes to their staff, difficult decisions in free agency that could leave the defense without its two Pro Bowlers from 2010 are on the horizon.

LB Williams may become Broncos' trade bait

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 4:01 a.m. ET
After being stripped of his captaincy following a second DUI arrest, Denver LB D.J. Williams is a likely prospect to be traded as the Broncos seek to accumulate draft choices, according to AFC West Whispers.

Report: Asomugha's contract voided, making him free agent

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
An NFLPA document says that Nnamdi Asomugha's contract with the Raiders is void, as the Pro Bowl cornerback failed to meet incentives during the 2010 season.

Drop-off in play of Chiefs LB Johnson

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Since he signed a contract extension in early November, Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson has had a noticeable decline in production, according to AFC West Whispers.

Report: MRI reveals high ankle sprain for Asomugha

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Pro Football Talk is reporting that Raiders CB Nmamdi Asomugha underwent an MRI that revealed a high ankle sprain on Monday. Asomougha will get a second opinion.

Asomugha: Defense not hitting on all cylinders

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
If the Raiders are going to make a run in the AFC West, their defense, particularly against the run, is going to have to be much improved in 2010.

Raiders could win 10 games ... or more

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
A year ago this time, I picked the Saints as my surprise team for 2009. Score one for this usually-awful-at-predicting-this-kind-of-thing writer. Feeling saucy, I'll go out on a limb again. As their fight song goes — yes, pro teams used ...

Asomugha feeling sense of urgency in Oakland

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
In an exclusive interview, Raiders CB Nnamdi Asomugha told PFW he would feel like he let people down if he left Oakland without winning a Super Bowl.

Cable says Raiders will have quarterback competition

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Tom Cable was asked about where things stand with his team's situation at starting quarterback during a press conference Sunday at the Combine.

Insider: Why did Seahawks hire Carroll?

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
In hiring Pete Carroll, the Seahawks were looking to change the style of their head coach, one NFL insider says in this week's "Audibles," but he wonders why they pursued a coach whose image appeared to be taking a ...

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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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