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In 2010, while in Oakland Nnamdi Asomugha was considered to be in the top three cornerbacks in the NFL; he then signed a multi million dollar contract with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Suddenly Asomugha went from shut down corner to shut out of the conversation. Two horrible years playing in a dysfunctional Eagles defense left his reputation soiled.
A man to man corner, Asomugha was forced to play mostly zone concepts that left him lost in space and confused.
A once prized free agent was release unceremoniously and left to rebuild his shattered images.
According to Matthew Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Asomugha signing with the San Francisco 49ers could rejuvenate his spirit and revitalize his image. Barrows writes:
‘The veteran cornerback, whose reputation took a hit the past two seasons in Philadelphia, agreed to a modest, one-year deal with the 49ers on Tuesday. Asomugha will be paid a base salary of $1.35 million and could earn another $1.65 million in incentives, accordi...
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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha says he’s going to turn things around after performing poorly in Philly over the past two years.
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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.
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...
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...
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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 .