Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 7/31/12
For one of the most talkative players around, Asante Samuel doesn't have much to say when the media are ready to listen. That's just fine with the Atlanta Falcons, who hope their new cornerback just keeps chatting - and ball-hawking - on the field. Traded from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Falcons in April, Samuel has met with local reporters just a few times since then and he's been brief in his comments each time. Again, after Tuesday's training camp practice, he stood still just long enough to start and stop a tape recorder. Before that, No. 22 was, as always, plenty loquacious on the field. He rarely stops lobbing verbal salvos whether he's on the field or not. ''All I want to do is make Arthur Blank proud!'' he yelled at one point between plays as the Falcons' owner beamed nearby. Later, Samuel complained that Atlanta quarterbacks were holding the ball too long before passing when there was no pass rush during a drill. He was counting, even when he wasn't on the field. ''T...
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