Found April 25, 2012 on Fox Sports South:
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ATLANTA (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal says the Falcons have acquired four-time Pro Bowl cornerback Asante Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Wednesday because the deal has not been announced. The trade was made after Samuel agreed to restructure his contract to a three-year, 18.5 million deal with Atlanta. His current contract with Philadelphia calls for him to earn 9.9 million in 2012 and 11.4 million in 2013. Atlanta is expected to send a draft pick to Philadelphia. The 31-year-old Samuel gives Atlanta a strong trio at cornerback with Dunta Robinson and Brent Grimes under new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan.
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