If Deion Branch and Josh McDaniels can come back into the fold, there’s no reason Asante Samuel can’t do the same. This year’s Wes Welker franchise tag situation is similar to how it played out when the New England Patriots slapped the tag on Branch and Samuel in the past. If Welker, wants to hold out, and leave- fine.
He’ll soon see the grass was greener where he was. Cornerback Asante Samuel needs to as well. Like the Philadelphia Inquirer reported, the Eagles are pretty desperate to sell
And consider this from The Victory Formation:
Samuel is not considered to be one of the better cover-corners in the game, but he is probably the best route jumper in the league, twice leading the NFL in interceptions. His ability helped him land a gig in Philly following 5 very productive years in New England. But the Eagles less aggressive defense does not let him take the chances that he needs to be productive, and therefore he doesn’t have a future on the City of Brotherly Love.
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