Nnamdi Asomugha is going back to Cali.
For whatever reason, it didn’t work out for the 3-time Pro Bowler in Philadelphia. Truth be told, the complicated zone coverage that Philadelphia likes to run was a probably over the head of the former first rounder.
Asomugha, who stands at 6’3, is a physical corner who thrives in man coverage. The Niners are known for playing tough, aggressive, man to man coverage with their corners, — which should play rather nicely to Asomugha’s strengths. Even if the deal doesn’t work out, there won’t be much lost on the Niner’s end. Asomugha’s deal seals up one of the few remaining holes on the NFC champion’s roster, and is worth about $1.35 million with incentives up to $3 million.
No question, Asomugha’s career has fallen a bit short of expectations. To be rather blunt, it has been statistically nonexistent since 2006. That year, the former Cal Bear had career high 6 interceptions with the Oakland Raiders. If anybody remembers the 2-14 Raiders “season” that