Found April 23, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
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. The Eagles b...

Asante for a third-round pick?

The Eagles are reportedly desperate to unload Asante Samuel, and it is believed they would take as little as a third-round pick at this point just to get rid of him.

Report: Eagles willing to take less then a 3rd round pick for Samuel

According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Eagles have been looking for a third and possibly a fourth round pick for cornerback Asante Samuel. Now they’re willing to accept less than that. The Broncos reportedly offered the Eagles a fifth or sixth round pick for Samuel. The reason nothing has happened yet is because he has agreed to restructure his contract,...

Asante Samuel may find a home in Atlanta.

ATLANTA- The Falcons are no longer satisfied with making due with what they have when it comes to their secondary. It is becoming more than a possibility that could acquire CB Asante Samuel from the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles have been trying to move the disgruntled corner for almost a year now and now their asking priced has dropped dramatically. Please click the link below...

Report: Falcons on Verge of Acquiring Four-Time Pro Bowler Asante Samuel

It looks like Asante Samuel is going with a new set of feathers next season. The Falcons are "on the verge" of acquiring the four-time Pro Bowl cornerback in exchange for a late-round draft pick, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Samuel has played the last four seasons in Philadelphia after spending his first five seasons in New England. The 31-year-old has been the...

Report: Asante Samuel’s contract holding up trade to Atlanta

According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the reason Asante Samuel hasn’t been traded to the Atlanta Falcons has nothing to do with compensation, but rather his contract. Samuel has agreed to redo his current deal, but he’s looking to keep most of the $10 million he’s set to earn for the 2012 season. The Eagles want to unload Samuel before Thursday’s draft, but...

TRADE ALERT: Asante Samuel signs a 3-year deal with Atlanta

After a lot of off and on discussions, the Atlanta Falcons have indeed traded a late round pick to acquire all pro defensive back, Asante Samuel. This is a major move by the front office, and for what it cost Atlanta... a great move. The deal is for 3 years at 18.5 million. Atlanta talked him down to a little over 6 million a year. TD proves yet again, he is a wizard. Samuel wanted...

Report: Falcons close to acquiring Asante Samuel

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Atlanta Falcons are close to acquiring Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel for a late-round pick. The Falcons and Eagles had agreed on the terms of a trade yesterday, but they were having a problem with agreeing with Samuel on a pay cut that would be beneficial to both sides.  Samuel wanted to keep most of the $10 million he’s...

Eagles nearing deal to unload CB Samuel

As we noted just the other day, Asante Samuel is about to be traded. But his destination shouldn't surprise anyone.

Philadelphia Eagles trade Asante Samuel to the Falcons

Asante Samuel has been dealt by the Philadelphia Eagles to the Altanta Falcons, according to Albert Breer of Complete terms of the deal for Asante Samuel are not yet known, but it is reported that Samuel has agreed to a three-year, $18.5 mil deal with the Falcons as part of the trade.

Atlanta Falcons interested in Philadelphia Eagles CB Asante Samuel?

As the 2012 NFL Draft inches closer, the Philadelphia Eagles continue to entertain offers for CB Asante Samuel. The latest team rumored to be interested in Samuel is the Atlanta Falcons, according to Jay Glazer on Twitter. The Eagles are believed to be willing to part ways with the veteran cornerback for just a sixth-round draft pick, but Samuel’s confiscatory contract is a sticking...

Falcons in Talks to Acquire Eagles CB Asante Samuel

  Hey, the Falcons are finally showing up for free agency.  Jay Glazer and Adam Schefter have reported Atlanta has been talking to the Eagles about their starting corner back Asante Samuel. Soon to be a Falcon? What this means for Atlanta, and Brent Grimes, after the jump. The reports coming out the last week have suggested the Eagles will be getting a 6th round pick,...

Would a trade for CB Asante Samuel make sense for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?

With the Philadelphia Eagles willing to move veteran CB Asante Samuel, would the Tampa Bay Buccaneers be a possible fit? With four days remaining until the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, rumors are swirling at a fever pitch. A vast majority of mock drafts have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selecting LSU CB Morris Claiborne, but rumors are now suggesting the Minnesota Vikings are now...
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