Found October 26, 2011 on
Inside The Iggles:
That’s it. I’ve reached my breaking point with this team.Earlier today, I wrote that the sole focus within the Eagles locker room had to be on devising and executing a near flawless gameplan to knock off Dallas and get back into playoff contention in a wide-open NFC East.Jesus Christ.And the news was all good.We learned about the returns of Jason Peters and Trent Cole, that Brandon Graham could be activated as early as this weekend to help provide another reinforcement to a potent defensive line. We were soothed by the statistic of Andy Reid’s mastery following the bye week, never having lost in 12 games.Like I said, the news was all good.And that’s when Asante Samuel took over.Honestly, I don’t even know what the hell happened today–I don’t understand why Samuel felt the need to make remarks about front office “fantasy football” and disrespect. And I especially don’t understand why he chose today to pop off. … [visit site to read more]
BEST OF MAXIM
Philadelphia Eagles DB Asante Samuel is still mad. Mad that he was on the trading block and mad at the Eagles owners for their “fantasy football” approach to filling out NFL rosters. Samuel’s followed up his radio interview from last Saturday with more soundbites.
“Andy and I talked and cleared it up,” said Samuel at his locker Wednesday. “Everything has been good with...
Unhappy he was trade bait, Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel criticized management and compared the team's front-office to people who play fantasy football.
''Couple people upstairs might not want me, but who cares. They've probably never played football,'' Samuel said Wednesday. ''It's a business and they run it like a business and they're...
This morning at his weekly news conference, Andy Reid said that the fans and media would not be hearing from Asante Samuel any more about trade rumors that have swirled around since Training Camp.
Boy was he wrong.
Addressing the fact that the Eagles tried to trade him once again at the trading deadline last week, Samuel did not hold back on what he thought was going on in the Eagles...
Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel, apparently still annoyed by trade speculation surrounding him since the offseason, took some shots at the team's front office Wednesday.
"Couple people upstairs might not want me, but who cares? They've probably never played football," Samuel said Wednesday. "It's a business, and they run it like a business...
Probably the most significant need in a human being is the need to be loved, to feel wanted and needed. It’s a normal, human emotion. What’s wrong with that? I think that in any job, in any way that you make your living, you want to feel like you’re a significant part of whatever the [...]
According to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel ripped team president Joe Banner and general manager Howie Roseman on Wednesday for acting like they’re running a fantasy football team. During training camp and right up to last week’s trade deadline, Samuel has been rumored to be on his way out of Philly. [...]
Asante Samuel thought he might get traded before last week's trade deadline, and that made him sad. But the trade deadline came and went, and there he remained, a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.
If you thought that meant that he was going to accept his position, play nice, and try to get along with people in the Eagles organization, however, you were really, really wrong....
Asante Samuel sent a shot to the front office today after practice, suggesting that their may be a rift between Andy Reid and the front office.
Following a statement by Samuel that he is now "better understands how the business of the NFL works" after a talk with Reid, the head coach released this statement.
“I am aware of how Asante felt and we have since talked. We...
Thu, 27 Oct 2011 11:15:39 CDT
Finally the number-crunching results are in from the ESPN Game Day computer... and after 10,000 simulations, ESPN's version of "HAL" predicts the Eagles will win, 28-27...I know, slow news day... and a computer simulation of a game with so many variables and algorithms is about as meaningful in real time as a coin flip... But I promised you I'd follow up on that...