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Nnamdi Asomugha spent eight seasons in the Bay Area. Now he's heading back, although this time he'll be on the San Francisco side, playing for a team looking to get back to the Super Bowl after a disappointing loss in February to the Ravens in the big game.
Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports that Asomugha and the 49ers have agreed to the terms of a contract that will bring one of the better cornerbacks in the NFL to San Francisco.
Asomugha is a physical cornerback that excels in man coverage. He falls flat when he's left in zone coverage too often, and that's the problem he saw in Philadelphia where passers earned an average rating of 120.6 when throwing into his zones in 2012. That's an "ouch" by anyone's standards.
Luckily for Asomugha, he'll likely be allowed to play a more physical style of coverage in San Francisco, and while it's unknown what the specifics of his contract will be, the 49ers will almost certainly be picking up ...
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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, free agent cornerback Namdi Asomugha agrees to terms with the San Francisco 49ers.
Nnamdi Asomugha chooses #49ers and has agreed to terms, per sources. He had also considered #Saints. #NnamdiWatch
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 2, 2013
Asomugha will certainly upgrade the 49ers’ secondary and I also believe he can resurrect his...
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha says he’s going to turn things around after performing poorly in Philly over the past two years.
“There’s a drive, there’s a hunger inside of me that says, ‘I know what I can do and I’m going to get it done,’ ” Asomugha said of his signing with the 49ers. “So, regardless of what others are saying or how others are...
In two years in Philadelphia Nnamdi Asomugha went from being compared to Darrelle Revis, to the butt of constant jokes and criticism at the end last season.
Asomugha who was due $15 million by the Eagles this season was subsequently released and jettisoned out-of-town. The embattled cornerback just signed a one year deal with the 49ers, and told CSN Bay Area that he’s playing...
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49ers safety Donte Whitner's Twitter account sent out a not-so-welcoming tweet to newly signed cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, along with some other odd messages. Whitner's claiming he was hacked.
Cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha has agreed to a one-year deal with the 49ers. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:It comes with a $1.5 million base salary, a far cry from the $12 million he earned annually during his two-year stint with the Eagles. Asomugha underachieved in Philadelphia but perhaps playing for a contender will rejuvenate him. He'll be 32 when training camp starts in July.
Free agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha and the 49ers have agreed on a 1 year deal worth $1.35 million. The contract has no guaranteed money as Nnamdi did not want any.The 49ers targeted Nnamdi two years ago and now have him at rock bottom prcachetThe post Nnamdi Asomugha chooses 49ers appeared first on .
Nnamdi Asomugha is headed back to the West Coast, but this time he’ll be suiting up just south of Oakland.
The former Raiders and Eagles cornerback finally decided on his next team, agreeing to join the San Francisco 49ers, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The deal appears to be a one-year pact worth up to $3 million, according to Adam Schefter, who also reports Asomugha...
We will see if it was Nnamdi or the Eagles use of Nnamdi that was the real problem in Philly.
One-year deal between 49ers and CB Nnamdi Asomugha is worth up to $3 million.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 2, 2013
The San Francisco 49ers have reportedly reached an agreement with CB Nnamdi Asomugha, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. ESPN’s Adam Shefter adds that the 6-2, 210-pound cornerback will receive a one-year deal worth up to $3 million in the upcoming 2013 season.
Asomugha chose to take his talents back to the Bay Area to play for the stacked 49ers over a reunion with former Oakland...
San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner would like fans to know that an f-bomb from hist Twitter account aimed at new te…