Originally written on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 3/12/13
The symbol of the failed Philadelphia Eagles free agent signing frenzy of 2011 has finally been released by the team after two tremendously disappointing seasons. A statement released by GM Howie Roseman is a follows: “Coach Kelly and I each had a chance to speak with Nnamdi earlier and he took the news with a lot of class. We expected nothing less than that from him. He has been a true pro on and off the field for this organization and our community and we wish him all the best as he continues his NFL career. We spoke to his representatives at the Combine about his future status with the team and wanted to take time to analyze and make a decision. In the end, Coach and I both felt we needed to move in a different direction at the cornerback position for 2013 and beyond.” Along with the firing, Asomugha took with him the $4 million dollars still owed to him by the team per his contract. The Pro Bowl corner will now test how much his disappointing performance with Philadelphia has im...
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