Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 10/26/11


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 both left with a positive feeling going forward. As I have said previously, when we acquired Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Nnamdi Asomugha, we had received numerous calls on the availability of our cornerbacks. After discussing significant trade offers with other teams, we decided to keep all three cornerbacks on our team. Asante is a valuable member of our team and we appreciate all that he brings to this organization. As far as my relationship with Howie and Joe, I have a great deal of respect for both of them and I know we are all on the same page.” 

While the statement is nothing more then Reid has said at press conferences at Samuel, it is interesting to note that Reid even felt the need to address the relationship between him and the front office.  

Despite the meeting and statements by both Reid and Samuel, you have to think that the relationship between the two is significantly worse then it was yesterday.

Follow Buzz on Broad Eagles Beat Writer Eliot Shorr-Parks on Twitter at @EliotShorrParks

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