Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 3/28/13

As expected former Giants DE Osi Umenyiora has signed with the Atlanta Falcons. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that the deal is for two years, and NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported that the deal is worth $8.5 million with a maximum value of $12.2 million. The deal also includes $5 million in the first year. Umenyiora has been linked with the team for weeks, saying last week that “there was nothing better than being able to win [in New York],” Umenyiora told 92.9 The Game in Atlanta. “The only thing I can think of, for myself personally, [better] than being able to win in New York would be if I was able to win here at home in Atlanta. So we’ll see how that plays out. Hopefully, it will work out in a positive direction.” Umenyiora spent his first nine seasons with the Giants, amassing 75 sacks, and looks to fill the void in Atlanta left by John Abraham, who led the team last season with 10 sacks. var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});

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