Found October 16, 2012 on The Kevin Burke Project:
PLAYERS: Asante Samuel
TEAMS: Atlanta Falcons
1 Comment:
  • Samuels is right, this guy has proven for too long now that he can't get it done. Him and Vick will be gone this year after they miss the playoffs. But the iggles still won't win a Super Bowl.

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Asante Samuel blasts Andy Reid on Twitter

Asante Samuel blasts Andy Reid on Twitter

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cbssports: Eagles: 31st ranked scoring offense. 13th ranked…

cbssports: Eagles: 31st ranked scoring offense. 13th ranked scoring defense. So they fired defensive coordinator Juan Castillo (a former offensive line coach).  It sounds like former Eagles CB Asante Samuel blames Andy Reid for the team’s failures. Read More Here!
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