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Four teams in play for Nnamdi

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On Tuesday, the Eagles cut cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.  On Wednesday, the first word emerged of his potential destinations.

Per a league source, the early candidates are the 49ers, Broncos, Cardinals, and Texans.

Asomugha will get $4 million this year from the Eagles, regardless of what he makes elsewhere.  The fact that he has zero playoff appearances in his 10-year career could make him inclined to join a contender.

Of course, that’s what he thought he was doing two years ago in Philly.

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59 Responses to “Four teams in play for Nnamdi”
  1. scoops1 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:52 PM


  2. briang123 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:53 PM

    And, of course, the fact the Eagles have fallen from contender status since he signed had zero to do with his disgraceful play.

  3. wtfpft says: Mar 13, 2013 4:53 PM

    Great person, great player, raw deal in philly, hope it works out for him.

  4. cardsfann1 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:54 PM

    Please Cards!!!

  5. phillyphanatic77 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:54 PM

    The dude can’t run! I have never, in my life, seen a corner get beat more than Nnamdi Asomugha. They told us he was Revis, he wasn’t even Curtis Marsh. Good luck to whatever team decides to throw away money on this hack, but he certainly won’t help you stop opposing receivers. Maybe he can move to safety, but he sure as hell isn’t a corner.

  6. shaggymarrs says: Mar 13, 2013 4:54 PM


  7. flavordave says: Mar 13, 2013 4:54 PM

    Yeah great guy for sure, but he just gave up. It was so bad that he was blaming others for his mistakes. Hope he gets his head right.

  8. brooklynniner19 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:55 PM

    ^^^^ Thats FUNNY! But seriously, 49ers better get Nnamdi or Sean SMith. I rather Sean Smith though. Either one will be great in Vic Fangio scheme.

  9. gillespie138 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:55 PM

    C’mon nnamdi I have you as the 1 corner in madden come to the niners,and work towards Lombardi #6

  10. joemontanawasthegreatest says: Mar 13, 2013 4:56 PM

    Broncos are trying to load up.

  11. rolloxd says: Mar 13, 2013 4:56 PM

    As a Bronco fan, I would like Nnamdi more than DRC. But both would be decent pickups. Chris Harris is one of the best NBs in the league (Dont Believe me, go watch any Bronco game from last year, hes quite above average), so it would be smart to keep him inside.

    Dont break the bank guys!

  12. jpk6044 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:56 PM


  13. ranoversquarells says: Mar 13, 2013 4:56 PM

    Come to New England!! I heard we might have some cap space available …

  14. connorchew says: Mar 13, 2013 4:56 PM

    As a philly fan i wish him nothing but the best. seemed to be a stand up guy. That being said, he’s lost about 3 steps, and his desire to play. Maybe getting cut will be a wake up call though. Good luck Nnamdi !

  15. captainwisdom8888 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:56 PM

    If this guy were to start playing inspired football for another team while becoming a significant asset to their defense, Philly fans will be left wondering what the hell went wrong with this guy for the past 2 seasons.

    I don’t see success in his future. These past 2 years have solidified Nnamdi as possibly the most overrated player in the game today.

  16. JackAcid says: Mar 13, 2013 4:56 PM

    He won’t be a 49er, he is too soft.

  17. kwjsb says: Mar 13, 2013 4:57 PM

    Nnamdi would look great opposite Joe Haden.

  18. jets4gold says: Mar 13, 2013 4:58 PM

    Maybe now Revis will realize he was asking too much since he was cut. 12-13 million a year is about fair market value. With all the restructuring and cuts, I’m sure they couldpossibly get s deal done. Why else would they do so much to free up around 20 million in cap space?

  19. benroethlisberger7 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:58 PM

    He is a liability down-field. The Steelers have never made a mistake. Our wisdom knows no bounds.

  20. flyeredup says: Mar 13, 2013 4:58 PM

    Arena league for the Ass-um-aaa

  21. pj1983a says: Mar 13, 2013 4:58 PM

    Kinda surprised I’m not seeing the Browns in play for any of these CB’s. They desperately need a starter opposite Haden. Maybe they’ve got Milliner or Rhodes targeted in the draft.

  22. kazkal says: Mar 13, 2013 4:59 PM

    I’d love to see him a Bronco,Him and Champ have been 2 of the best corners of this era and with Manning racking up the points it would be interesting.

    —The dude can’t run! I have never, in my life, seen a corner get beat more than Nnamdi Asomugha. They told us he was Revis,—

    Maybe it was the retarded defensive scheme the eagles used? As for saying he was supposed be revis umm get it right Revis wanted to be Nnamdi when he came in to this league. well im sure he has loss some gas in the right system he can still have plenty of success.

  23. 49er33 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:59 PM

    I’d be scared of picking up Sean Smith especially at the amount he wants. Here’s hoping 49ers sign him up at a reasonable price, and the slump in PHI was more scheme than his play. I recall him being a good fit for Fangio’s scheme when we ended up signing Rogers instead, since Nnamdi opted PHI.

  24. sandersmarcus10 says: Mar 13, 2013 4:59 PM

    needs to be in a Tampa 2 kind of defense so he can bump and run and have help over the top, his man to man skills are bad.

  25. 4getu says: Mar 13, 2013 5:00 PM

    He’s done for. Philly put him in zone, man to man, press, off, etc. nothing worked, he just kept getting burned. It’s over, he can’t play safety because safety’s need to be able to tackle, he can’t do that either

  26. bbuck822 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:01 PM

    Ha – love that last line, Mike!

  27. kingtiger626 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:01 PM

    If he wants a contender why are the Cards in the discussion how laughable

  28. fhuizar says: Mar 13, 2013 5:03 PM

    Peterson and Nnamdi

  29. paulz624 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:03 PM

    Cardinals? It was their new D-Coord and his system that made him look as bad as he did.

  30. joejacks says: Mar 13, 2013 5:05 PM

    Any team 32 to be exact, needs corners that cannot only cover but support the run defense. And this guy cannot tackle!!

  31. txtuff says: Mar 13, 2013 5:06 PM

    The Texans? They can’t even afford their own players!

  32. dorn09 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:07 PM

    Denver can’t have much money left.

  33. weetsld says: Mar 13, 2013 5:08 PM

    This is who the Broncos should have signed instead of Welker…what are the odss this can still happen?

  34. brutus9448 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:08 PM

    Sean Smith LOL. All you need to know about smith is watch the phins game against the colts last year. You’ll change your tune real fast

  35. jwph79 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:09 PM

    This dude has NEVER been a playmaker. After being exposed the past two yrs. I can’t believe four teams are fighting for this guy. I feel bad for whoever ‘wins’.

  36. sveltegodzilla says: Mar 13, 2013 5:10 PM

    How’s he going to blame Kurt Coleman when he gets burned with his new team? Sideline phone call?

  37. whereyaat says: Mar 13, 2013 5:10 PM

    He would be a great fit on all four teams. Patrick Peterson is not a #1 CB yet (too many mistakes last year), and would really benefit from Nnamdi playing on the other side of the field.

  38. brettfavresmidget says: Mar 13, 2013 5:12 PM

    It’ll be nice seeing him calling someone else’s bad in another uni next year.

  39. rubio4life says: Mar 13, 2013 5:13 PM

    If he is smart he would go to NE, SF, or BAL.

  40. socal9er says: Mar 13, 2013 5:14 PM

    He’s a Bay Area guy. Cal and Oak. He’s coming back.. Go SF!

  41. taintedsaints2009 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:16 PM

    broncos? how could they possibly afford him too?

  42. killitandeatit says: Mar 13, 2013 5:16 PM

    The Nfl network old dude: Charlie Cassidy (respect) said he watched film on N.A. and said he has slowed. Really wasn’t high on him. Some time a big name is just a name. All hood and no motor. I hope the Niners worked him out and timed him if they are serious.

  43. bronconation623 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:18 PM

    restucture manning contract

  44. warhammer420 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:24 PM

    He was great in Oakland, but maybe his time is up, cuz he sucked in Philly. I don’t think I’d want to sign him

  45. misswestbrook says: Mar 13, 2013 5:27 PM

    49ers get him. Then trade stock pile of picks for Revis.

  46. bartlettruss says: Mar 13, 2013 5:30 PM

    Not sure Denver can afford him now, but he would fill one of their biggest needs. They’ve also got to sign Dumervil or pay to replace him plus decide what to do at RB….

  47. mrlaloosh says: Mar 13, 2013 5:31 PM

    Nnmandi should have stayed in Oak Town. From one useless organization to another.

  48. bronconation623 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:31 PM

    and harris is really good but dam our safety sucks go after adrian wilson or ed reed but wilson would be way cheaper

  49. vikesfansteve says: Mar 13, 2013 5:32 PM

    Where are the 49ers getting all this cap space and how are they going to pay 14 picks?

  50. hummer53 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:35 PM

    Is SF in the running for everybody? Must be using the Dallas CAP accounting.

  51. malvaren18 says: Mar 13, 2013 5:37 PM

    Is time to signed with the Bronco’s and go all the way to the Super Bowl.

  52. vikes69 says: Mar 13, 2013 6:07 PM


  53. rajbais says: Mar 13, 2013 6:23 PM

    Todd Bowles wants the guy that got him fired??

  54. whatjusthapped says: Mar 13, 2013 7:08 PM

    He should sign with the Vikings, by comparison to what’s there right now, he’s a stud.

    A one eye man is king in the land of the blind.

  55. dannythebisforbeast says: Mar 13, 2013 8:55 PM

    Nnamdi is cooked. Good luck if he lands on your team. Dude got beat straight up over and over and over. Just cause you put your arms out look around like it was someone else’s fault time and time again doesn’t mean it was someone else’s fault. Never saw him in Oakland but once the “fear” of throwing to his side ended so do his hype. can’t really cover anymore, can’t play the ball , can’t tackle. seems like helluva nice guy though

  56. vinceofdarkness says: Mar 14, 2013 5:12 AM

    This guy is a dog!!!! Maybe if he could actually cover somebody and not consistently get beat for touchdowns, the Eagles would’ve made the playoffs.

  57. polapea says: Mar 14, 2013 6:23 AM

    You guys can rip Eagles fans but we watched him play for 2 years. Guy has ZERO heart and looks like he lost a step:

    -He’s stiff. If he misses his jam he’s slow turning and running. When he does start running it looks like he’s lost a step
    -He’s soft. I have literally never seen a player make more “business decisions” to not make a tackle. I’ve seen him literally stick an arm out and slap at a RB more than once.
    -He blames everyone but himself and he gives up on plays.

  58. vegasdestroyer says: Mar 14, 2013 7:14 AM

    he would make a great player in flag football. the guy played scared and afraid he would get hurt.

  59. dallascowboysdishingthereal says: Mar 14, 2013 3:34 PM

    The Eagles are paying Nnamdi $4 million to not play for them this year. That should tell you something.

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