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I’m not sure if Atlanta Falcons cornerback Asante Samuel was just reminiscing or what, but on Tuesday afternoon he openly questioned why the Philadelphia Eagles traded him this offseason.
Last time I played against the Eagles I had two interceptions and 1 for a TD. #justsaying What was they thinking!
— Asante Samuel (@pick_six22) July 17, 2012
Samuel has been one of the most dominant corners in the NFL, but he’s much more effective in zone coverage then in man coverage. With the Eagles planning on using more man coverages this season to suit Nhamdi Asomugha, it wasn’t worth it for them to keep Samuel.
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Asante Samuel found himself in a Twitter battle with Eagles fans and Chad Ochocinco over the last couple of days. One Twitter follower asked Samuel if he will miss Philadelphia after being traded to Atlanta, and that's when the battle began.
Samuel finished the conversation taking shots at Ochocinco.
Here is the tweets from Asante and his fans. The order of tweets goes from...
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Jim RacaltoDuring a Tuesday morning interview on the “Today Show” with Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, highlights of former Eagle Vince Young in practice were shown. How inept and asinine is this? The story and interview were based on Michael Vick’s road to redemption, yet they can’t even put together a highlight reel that consists of…Michael Vick:
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